Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

Darley’s Travel Blog

Castle Leslie Equestrian Vacation in Ireland- Part 2

Part 2 of my "Downton Abbey" experience on an equestrian vacation at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman Read Part 1 of my adventures at Castle Leslie. A great way to explore Castle Leslie Estate for non-riders or the horsey set is to hop aboard one of...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Castle Leslie Riding Vacation in Ireland- Part 1

Part 1 of my "Downton Abbey" experience on horseback at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland. by Darley Newman Castle Leslie Estate in Glaslough, Ireland is an equestrian’s dream vacation destination and a great place for those looking for their own "Downton Abbey" experience. The castle is...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Horse Ride through Paramount Ranch

Experience the setting of Gunsmoke, Dr. Quinn, many classic westerns and modern TV shows just as many stars have – on horseback. by Karen Braschayko   Riders are welcome to explore historic Paramount Ranch. I’ll admit it – I was an extremely zealous fan of th...

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...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Horse Ride Teddy Roosevelt’s Trails in the American West

Explore the lands, ride the trails and gaze on same vistas President Theodore Roosevelt did as he fought to preserve the American West. By Karen Braschayko We know him as Teddy, though he greatly disliked the nickname, and he’s the reason the term “teddy bear” entered our c...

Dude Ranch Blog

Equitrekking Reveals Top 20 Dude Ranches

Check out our top 20 North American dude ranch picks on a brand new website and ranch vacation resource Top20Ranches.com The top dude ranches include geographically diverse picks from Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Mexico, Montana, Texas, Georgia, Wyoming and Idaho. After spending the last six y...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Riding Holiday in Cappadocia, Turkey

Exploring the "Land of the Beautiful Horses" on a Cappadocia riding vacation in Central Turkey. by Ann Jamieson The boarding call came over the loudspeaker. My plane was boarding for Istanbul, where I would catch a connecting flight to Kayseri, and then be picked up for my horseback holiday in...

Travel Tips

10 Tips for Leave No Trace Horse Riding

How you can hit the trail without harming nature. Here are 10 tips to use anywhere you ride. by Karen Braschayko Many Equitrekkers wish to change the natural world as little as possible, taking nothing and leaving no trace behind while still enjoying the brilliant scenery and thrilling exper...

Meet Your Host

Meet Your Host- Dartmoor Riding Holidays

Cowboys in the UK? Yes, sir! Phil Heard is a beef and sheep farmer and a British cowboy, who drives cattle though England's wild moors in "War Horse" country and invites guests to come with him for the ride with Dartmoor Riding Holidays. Phil Heard's working farm, Meldon, is located i...