Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacations'

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Marriott Ranch Horseback Riding with Longhorns

Saddle up at a historic Western style ranch on the East Coast by Darley Newman Rolling grasslands stretch as far as the eye can see. Longhorn cattle graze in flower-filled meadows, and rugged cowboys ride miles of trails. Though this may sound like the American West, it actually lies fewer tha...

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Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland Part 2

I continue my trek along the Ring of Kerry, where Irish mountains meet the sea. by Darley Newman After a picnic lunch on the trails, we continued our trek up towards Windy Gap with Aoife, my Killarney Riding Stables' guide. We rode towards a picturesque spot to see that a multitude of...

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10 Cappadocia Travel Tips for Equestrians

Cappadocia horseback riding travels take you through exotic terrain for history, culture, food and adventure! by Darley Newman If you’re into exotic adventures on horseback, Cappadocia, Turkey is a fascinating destination to explore. It was on my bucket list for horseback riding 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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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...

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Horseback Riding Vacations for Honeymoons and Romantic Escapes

Check out these romantic settings for your next riding vacation, whether it's a honeymoon, wedding anniversary or romantic getaway. by Darley Newman Horseback riding around the world, I've traveled to many locales that are a perfect setting for romance–– a beautiful sunset ...

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Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Adventure & Clinics

If you are anything like me you saw “Buck” as soon as it came to theaters. If you are really like me then you saw it twice. And if you are even more like me you went home and tried to figure out when the next Buck Brannaman Horsemanship Clinic was coming to a town near you. Check out...

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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 ...