Articles Tagged 'Trail Riding'

50 State Trail Riding Project

Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp in the Oklahoma Ouachita Mountains

The President of the Oklahoma Equestrian Trail Riders Association shares a great place to horseback ride and camp in the Winding Stair Mountains area in Oklahoma's Ouachita Mountains. by Philip Milliken Located within the Ouachita National Forest and a part of the Cedar Lake Recreatio...

Expert Equestrian Articles

Curious About Competitive Trail Riding?

Curious About Competitive Trail Riding? Learn about this increasingly popular sport and pastime from the American Competitive Trail Horse Association. Whether you are a seasoned trail rider or just thinking of joining the sport of competitive trail riding there are numerous options out there for...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Horseback Riding Banff National Park

Wilderness Pack Trip on horseback in Banff National Park in Alberta   by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The first day of our pack trip into Banff National Park had been an eventful one. The three-hour ride to Mystic Camp was a mix of sun, rain and hail- yes hail in July! We were in ...

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Utah- Antelope Island Horse Riding with Bison with Video

Herding bison on horseback! See how it's done on Antelope Island. by Darley Newman I rode with Ron Brown of R and G Horse and Wagon just outside of Salt Lake City on Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake. Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. It is also a st...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Horseback Riding in Connecticut’s Sprague Land Preserve

Denise Ethier Dembinksi describes trails in Connecticut’s Sprague Land Preserve and along the bordering Shetucket River as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Denise Ethier Dembinski Located just off of Rt. 207, on Holton Road in Franklin, Connecticut, the Spra...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Equestrian Tips for Trail Riding Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest

Avid trail rider Connie McNabb shares the beauty of Southern Illinois’ geologic wonder–– Shawnee National Forest with the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Connie McNabb To say trail riders new to exploring Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois are surpris...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Pennsylvania Horse Trails Through the Seasons

Members from the Pennsylvania Chapter of Women on the Edge Trail Riders Debbie Crone and Aleta Seifert share their favorite horse trails throughout the seasons, part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Debbie Crone and Aleta Seifert The state of Pennsylvania has much to offer...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Colorado dude ranch vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch

Horse riding, line dancing and food on a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch. by Darley Newman There are a lot of great Colorado dude ranches, where single travelers, couples and multi-generational families can saddle up and ride the West. On a road trip through Colorado, I...

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Scotland- Blair Castle Pony Trekking Video

Pony Trek through Scotland's Highlands at Blair Castle by Darley Newman At Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, I took off with guides Vicki and Hamish on an all day ride in the rugged and romantic Highlands.  I rode Gorm, which means blue in Gaelic, an eleven-year-old Highland Pony. Gorm ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Trail Riding at Mt. Rogers, Virginia’s Diamond in the Rough

Have you ever ridden in a place where the views literally take your breath away? Where when you look out over the scenery you can’t help but think Heaven has to look like this? by Ashley Agee, The North Carolina Cowgirl There is a spectacular place called Mt. Rogers National Recreat...