Articles Tagged 'Africa'

Exploring Kenya’s Wildlife on Horseback

Cantering with Safaris Unlimited across Kenya's vast plains in the Masai Mara was so much more than I could have imagined! Gordie and Felicia provide guests with horses that are not only beautiful and immaculately cared for, but are also amazing athletes that are well-schooled and behaved, a...

Meet Your Host- Gordie Church of Safaris Unlimited

Born in Kenya and raised with the promise of adventure during every school holiday, Gordie Church mastered safari skills as a boy helping the camp crew put up tents, pack trucks and saddle horses. He guided his first safari at the age of eighteen and now has over twenty-five years experience in th...

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Horse Riding Botswana’s Lunar-Like Salt Pans

Get truly off the grid riding the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana with this photo journey! by Darley Newman One of the wildest rides I've ever experienced was on the Makgadikgadi Pans, one of the largest salt pans in the world, in the Kalahari of Botswana. If you've seen my photos o...

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Treehouse Brunch Ride in Botswana’s Okavango Delta

For a Champagne toast from a treehouse overlooking the world's largest inland delta, saddle up for this horse safari in Botswana and one of the coolest brunches I've ever experienced. by Darley Newman One of the best ways to get around Botswana’s Okavango Delta, the world’s...

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Riding Missionary Routes through Africa’s Salt Pans

The Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana is the site of an ancient super lake about the size of Portugal. These salt pans, one of the largest on the planet, are otherworldly and amazing to explore on horseback–– if you’re properly prepared for the elements. by Darley Newman Riding o...

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Meet Your Host- Mkulu Kei Horse Trails in South Africa

Cheryl Giacchetti and Jono Arnott have a job that many would consider a dream job, especially equestrians. They operate horse riding holidays on the Eastern Cape of the Sunshine Coast, "the Adventure Province in South Africa" through Mkulu Kei Horse Trails & Riding Holidays. Recent accola...

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10 Things to Love About Africa Riding Safaris

A safari on horseback is one of the most exciting vacations you can experience. Below are ten things to love about a horse safari in Africa. by Darley Newman The amazing experiences I was able to enjoy on my horse safaris in Botswana were once in a lifetime and unique to riding in Africa speci...

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Equitrekking Botswana and New Episodes on PBS Stations

We are so excited that PBS stations across the nation are scheduling our new Equitrekking episodes, including our awesome Botswana episodes. The new season, "Equitrekking Adventures" includes two episodes filmed in Botswana, Africa, and episodes from Belize, Costa Rica, Southern Quebec, Texas...

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Okavango Delta- Fishing in a Hippo Pond

My experience catching and eating the freshest fish I've ever tasted in Botswana's Okavango Delta. by Darley Newman One becomes part of the environment while on safari. I spent each night in a tent – my alarm clock the sounds of the awakening Okavango Delta – if it ever wen...

Expert Equestrian Articles

Horse Breeds from Around the World Quiz

One of the fascinating things about travel is meeting the wide variety of horse breeds all around the world. Many of these wonderful breeds can be found here at home in the USA. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the wonderful world of horse breeds. by Raina Paucar 1. Which wild or...