Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

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Turquoise Riviera Ghost Town of Kayakoy

Read about one of the most unusual destinations that I've explored on horseback... Kayakoy by Darley Newman Kayaköy was once home to thousands of Anatolian Greeks... today it is deserted. Having trekked to ancient cities in Turkey’s lesser-visited interior, I was excited to ...

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Carreg Cennen Castle- Taking in the Views in Wales

For stunning Welsh countryside views and an eerie step back in time, climb up to Carreg Cennen Castle, one of the most photographed castles in Wales. by Darley Newman One of Great Britain's great castles, Carreg Cennen is one of the most photographed castles in Wales. This f...

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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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Exploring Little Petra on Horseback in Jordan

Horse Ride through the ancient city of Petra in Jordan by Darley Newman You’ve probably seen photographs of the Petra’s famous Treasury or perhaps know it from the climax of the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” starring Harrison Ford, when Indiana finds the ...

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My Wild Chariot Ride in Jerash, Jordan

In the historic Roman city of Jerash in Northern Jordan, I was able to try one of the most unique equestrian experiences I could have ever imagined, riding in a horse drawn chariot- rather racing- as a part of RACE, Roman Army and Chariot Experience. by Darley Newman It’s the NASCAR of o...

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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...

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Trail Riding the Shawnee National Forest in Illinois

The Equestrian Vagabond rides Gaited Horses in the Lusk Creek Wilderness in Illinois with some 'Gaiter' friends. Article by Merri Melde Photos of Merri by Genie Stewart-Spears The Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois might look flat and boring from above (like from a Cessna 40...

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Horseback Riding Vacation- Argentina Over the Border to Chile

A challenging horseback riding vacation takes a U.S. rider from Argentina over the border into Chile. I rendezvous at Bariloche Airport in Argentina on Tuesday with six riders from the UK–– two couples and two single women–– and one single woman from Ireland. After a two ...

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Horse Ride Under the Hollywood Sign

Take a ride through Griffith Park, home of the famous Hollywood Sign, setting for many TV productions, and land of celebrity sightings. by Karen Braschayko  On a clear day, downtown Los Angeles is visible from the park's trails. Photo courtesy Sunset Ranch Hollywood. The ...

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Horses in Old Sacramento, California

Experience a living tribute to the Old West in California’s capital. by Karen Braschayko   My first thought when arriving in Old Sacramento was – how uncomfortable would cobblestones have been in a carriage? Even crawling over them in my rental car with modern suspensio...