Articles Tagged 'Trail Riding'

50 State Trail Riding Project

Great USA Horse Trails- Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project

Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project highlights great horse trails in every U.S. state contributed by the equestrian community... you! Find great riding destinations across the USA where you can bring your horse and sometimes also ride with local outfitters. Get inspired to get outdoors ...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Top Texas Parks for Horseback Riding

Texas State Parks provide some of the most diverse landscapes for visitors, including all levels of riders. With different terrain and landscapes, find out about some of the top Texas parks for trail riding below. Dinosaur Valley State Park View overlooking the Valley and Paluxy River at Dinosau...

Travel Tips

Winter Riding Tips

Dashing Through the Snow on horseback! Tips for making it fun this winter. by Darley Newman.  Just because winter is here doesn’t mean that you have to say good-bye to riding. In the right conditions and with the right gear, you can enjoy the crisp outdoors and have your own “das...

The Gift of a Trail Ride

Equitrekking contributor and competitive trail rider Stacey Stearns remembers a fateful gift that restored her confidence and inspired her lifelong love of trail riding.  By Stacey Stearns I hated trail riding when I was growing up. I always had “hot” horses, and while they ho...

Horseback Riding in Acadia National Park

Stacey Stearns describes trails in New England's Acadia National Park as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Stacey Stearns You can’t get there from here. Well, you can, it’s just a long drive. But it will be worth it. Acadia became a national park in...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Between the Ears- Equitrekking Photos from around the World

Some of our favorite "between the ears" photos from riding the world while filming for Equitrekking, the Emmy-winning PBS TV series. by Darley Newman Seeing the world through the ears of a horse is a special way to travel, taking you places that vehicles can't reach and that would take qui...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Challenge Yourself: The AQHA Trail Challenge Program

AQHA’s Trail Challenge program is designed to engage American Quarter Horse owners and trail riding enthusiasts to test their horsemanship skills in a safe environment. If you love spending time with your American Quarter Horse and enjoy working on improving your horsemanship skills, then ...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Alaska- Seward Horse Ride

My adventures horse riding Seward and viewing wildlife and Alaska beaches on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska with Bree Bardarson of Bardy's Trail Rides by Darley Newman Bree Bardarson of Bardy’s Trail Rides was born and raised in Alaska. As an Alaskan native and horse lover, she was a ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Join an AQHA Trail Ride in 2017

The American Quarter Horse Association's Trail Ride Program began in 1997 and annually hosts nearly 80 rides around the world. If you have a horse, you're welcome to participate! Trail riding is a great way to see a new place and on AQHA's organized rides, travelers have the chance to ...