Articles Tagged 'Middleburg'

8 Reasons to Enjoy Christmas at a Guest Ranch

Why not live out a bit of the horsey holiday dream? Experience Christmas on a dude ranch. by Karen Braschayko I confess that I have a deep weakness for Christmas movies, especially the kind with snowy forests in the background and storylines that wrap up neatly with a sparkly bow. Festive deco...

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5 Things to Do in Middleburg in Virginia Hunt Country

Learn about the horsey village of Middleburg in the heart of Virginia Hunt Country and the best things to do during your visit. by Darley Newman Middleburg is the unofficial capital of Virginia Hunt Country. This charming village is dotted with brick and stone stores, independent shops, and re...

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Yoga on Horseback in Virginia

Try yoga on horseback, starting with sunrise yoga in the stables and then moving to the round pen. This will help you communicate bette with horses and people. by Darley Newman I know that yoga is good for riders, but had never thought about trying yoga on a horse. At Salamander Resort in Midd...

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Christmas in Middleburg

Middleburg’s annual Christmas celebration is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday and horses in beautiful Virginia hunt country! by Jocelyn Pierce I set off to explore the hunt country capital for the annual Christmas tradition, which took place from December 4-6 this year. Mid...

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Trail Riding at Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia

My trail riding adventures at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, where you can gain access to elite lands where American aristocracy has ridden throughout history. by Darley Newman As we rode along a trail lined with tall grass and colorful flowers on one side and a manicured lawn comp...

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Five Equine Themed Activities to Explore at Salamander Resort & Spa

From yoga on horseback to carriage rides through Middleburg, check out fun equine themed activities (requiring no equestrian experience) for horse lovers visiting Salamander Resort & Spa. by Caroline Maffry Heading to Middleburg, Virginia anytime soon? After reading all there is to offer a...

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5 Vacation Stops for Horse Lovers- Where You Don’t Have to Ride

Great cities, towns and villages where equestrian culture and activities abound for horse lovers. by Darley Newman Many modern day horse lovers don’t regularly ride, whether it’s because they are urban-bound, don’t have the time or are suffering from a past injury. Whatever t...

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Insider’s Tour with Farm to Table Dining at Salamander Resort

Caroline Maffry goes in depth to learn more about Salamander Resort, including an insider’s tour, room service and dining at Harrimon’s Grill. By Caroline Maffry   Read Part 1 - A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 2 - Vis...

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Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt Country

A mother and daughter equestrian pair spend the weekend at a luxury Virginia Hunt Country retreat, enjoying horseback riding and the Spa. by Caroline Maffry Read Part 1- A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 3 - Insider’s Tour with Far...

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A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia

Equitrekking’s Caroline Maffry takes her daughter on an equestrian escape in Virginia Hunt Country at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg. by Caroline Maffry Read Part 2- Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt Country Virginia Hunt Country has a new luxury resort l...