Articles Tagged 'Costa Rica'

Meet Your Host- Kindred Spirits in Costa Rica

Terry Lillian Newton is a Certified Yoga Instructor, horse trainer, riding teacher, Liberty Horse Trainer and Certified Energy Practioner. She combines these talents to host travelers on the Caribbean Coast and jungles of Costa Rica in a variety of special retreats through Kindred Spirits. We...

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Exploring on Horseback the Costa Rican Way

Riding the tropical, jungle-covered mountainsides to a secluded waterfall in Costa Rica. by Corinne Brown Most Americans think of Costa Rica as a tropical getaway; a place, to fish, sail and surf. It’s touted as a Central American paradise with miles of coastal beaches and crystalline wa...

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Stable to Table: Recipes from a Lifetime of Travel, Riding and Cooking

A new cookbook pairs Dawn Harris Brown’s equestrian culinary adventures with stunning horse photos from her travels. by Karen Braschayko Dawn Harris Brown has ridden and cooked her way across the world. Traveling by horseback through lands as exotic as Mongolia, the Australian outback an...

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San Carlos, Costa Rica - Exploring on Horseback

Ride the pineapple fields and into the Platanar RIver to cool off in this Equitrekking travel video clip. by Darley Newman San Carlos, Costa Rica is an area made famous by Arenal Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. We went horseback riding to Arenal, but also delved further...

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YQA - Great Places for Horseback Riding on the Beach

Great Places for Beach Horseback Riding in Ireland, Spain, the United States and South America by Darley Newman In our quest for the ultimate beach for horse riding, we've ridden beaches all over the world, from Georgia's Coast to the coast of Southern Spain and from Uruguay to Norther...

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YQA - Top 5 Most Extreme Horse Rides

Five Thrilling Horse Rides That Will Earn You Bragging Rights by Darley Newman We've taken and filmed a few "extreme" horse rides with Equitrekking. Here's my top five most extreme horse rides. Want to challenge us to try an exciting horse ride? Email us and let us know about it or c...

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Costa Rica Horse Festival

For me, traveling on horseback is all about getting to see and experience things in a totally new way. Riding in a Cabalgata in Costa Rica marks at the top of my list for exciting things to experience on horseback. In the above video, you can watch a behind the scenes look at the filming of t...

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Costa Rica- Arenal Volcano

by: Equitrekking host Darley Newman   Monica, our local Costa Rica horseback riding vacation guide, and her brother Sebastian and I rode at the base of the very active Arenal volcano. We rode through rolling farmland dotted with cattle, which would feel the heat if Arenal were to hav...

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Costa Rica on Horseback

By Judie Framan Photos by Elliot Framan "Trust your horse and stay in my tracks," said Jose, our Costa Rican horse master and multi-lingual guide, "These horses are bred to navigate this country." And with that, he headed up a steep hill, along a 180 degree switchback trail no wider than three...

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Costa Rica- Cabalgata Behind the Scenes

As an elderly woman whizzed by me, galloping at an alarming pace in her black dress pants and high-heeled patent leather shoes, I gripped by reins and giggled. She was delicately balancing a purse on her forearm, not exactly riding attire. My horse Perla, the perfect “bomb proof” mo...