Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

Riding on Vacation: Exploring the World Between Two Ears

Whether you are on vacation or traveling for work, why not make time for an equestrian adventure? From trail riding in Glacier National Park in Montana to horseback riding through the mountains of Peru, Equitrekking contributor Stacey Stearns has seen the world from horseback. Here she shares mome...

Saddle Up for 2018 with a New Year’s Horseback Riding Vacation

Ring in the New Year with a holiday horseback riding vacation. Here are five of our favorite equestrian destinations with celebrations planned for the upcoming holiday. By Mary Katherine Morris  Still planning your New Year's getaway? Don't worry-there's still time to pick a d...

Equestrian Fun at Castle Leslie Estate in Glaslough, Ireland

The McCool's visit Castle Leslie to ride horses and soak in castle history in Ireland. With 1000 acres devoted to relaxed luxury and equestrian fun, Castle Leslie Estate makes an ideal base for a romantic, family, or friends Ireland getaway. The estate has been owned by the horse-loving Lesl...

Overnight Pack Trip in Banff National Park

Six friends head out with Banff Trail Riders for two days of riding in the Bow River Valley. by Jocelyn Pierce Our horses stood patiently on the narrow trail while the family of four we were riding with steered their mounts down a narrow path and out of sight to snap photos by an overlook. Our...

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Horse Riding Sheep River in Alberta

Ride the foothills of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta's Sheep River by Darley Newman It might seem like a crazy idea--  riding horses twenty miles into the mountains of Southwestern Alberta with a TV production crew and all their high definition equipment-- but we like to get off the ...

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Alberta- Banff Pack Trip

It’s about a three-hour ride over varied terrain through Banff National Park to reach Mystic Camp. I’m riding Tumbleweed, a mountain-tough quarter horse whose trot is surprisingly smooth, for my Equitrekking Travel Pack Trip info Banff National Park. Barry, our guide, is riding hi...

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Iceland- Horse Drive

“Go fast,” is the advice that Asa, an Icelandic farmer, gave me as we took off with fifty horses, running parallel to a giant glacier in the distance alongside the Ring Road, the main highway in Iceland. During the summer when it is light for most of each day, these horse drives...

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Last Week to Enter to Win Biltmore Riding Vacation

It's the final week in the EquitrekkingTravel.com Biltmore Vacation Sweepstakes on DiscoverHorses.com. You could win an equestrian vacation for two at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, courtesy of EquitrekkingTravel.com, which features exceptional equestrian vacations, and Biltmore...

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Ireland- Mount Juliet Cross Country

I was back at Mount Juliet Estate today, a beautiful old Irish estate in Thomastown, Ireland. Up until the 1980’s, not too long ago, Mount Juliet was a private residence, complete with a staff of around 100. Last time I rode here was when we filmed Equitrekking Irish Countrysi...

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Ireland- Ring of Kerry Mountains and lakes

I’m back on the Ring of Kerry equestrian vacation ride, which we filmed for Equitrekking’s Irish Countryside episode. Today we’re riding by the mountains and lakes, high above the main road. Stephanie, our riding guide, is taking Julie and I through this ...