Articles Tagged 'Horse Vacations'

Darley’s Travel Blog

View Fall Colors on Horseback on Ranch and Riding Vacations

As summer winds down, we have another great thing to which we can look forward... fall colors! Check out these great ranches and horseback riding vacations where you can view the changing leaves from on horseback.  by Darley Newman A beautiful rural scene from the Mad River Valley with the ...

Darley’s Travel Blog

YQA -  Where to Horse Ride Amid Wildflowers

In honor of the first day of spring, check out these destinations to ride horses amid wildflowers. Alaska, Kentucky, Hawaii's Big Island and Ireland trail riding. by Darley Newman Spring is finally here! After a long winter, hopefully everyone is finally digging out. Besides where t...

Expert Equestrian Articles

Dude Ranch History Video

Dude Ranchers Share their History in Equitrekking's Public Television Special Learn about the history of dude ranches in America, including the Eaton brothers' first ranch and the original "dudes" in this video from Equitrekking Great American Ranches, a high definition PBS TV special. ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about as elega...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Horse Riding the Pacific Crest Trail in San Diego County

An active equestrian who frequents horse and mule trails in San Diego County shares great equine trails along the Southern Tip of the Pacific Crest Trail for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Clare Maudsley The Pacific Crest Trail stretches 2,650 miles from the Mexican border...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Horseback Riding Eastern Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest-Part 3

Trail rider Dianne Noyes shares part three of great horse trails in the Cherokee National Forest, taking us on her favorite ride on Meadow Creek Mountain Trail as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Dianne Noyes Read Part 2- Horseback Riding Eastern Tennessee&rs...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Horseback Riding Eastern Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest-Part 2

Trail rider Dianne Noyes describes one of her favorite horse trails, Jennings Creek Trail, in the Cherokee National Forest as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Dianne Noyes Read Part 1- Horseback Riding Eastern Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest Read ...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Horseback Riding Eastern Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest-Part 1

Trail rider Dianne Noyes shares great horse trails in the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee and trail riding tips in a three part series as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Dianne Noyes Read Part 2- Horseback Riding Eastern Tennessee’s Cherokee Nati...

Dude Ranch Blog

Horseback Riding Vacations in Wyoming- Open Range Photo Journey

Photos from the open range outside of Big Piney, Wyoming, where riders can spot wild Mustangs along the Great Divide and ride horses in the cherished open spaces of Wyoming, shared by Blue Sky Sage Horseback Adventures, run by 3rd generation Wyoming natives. Looking to vacation far away fro...

50 State Trail Riding Project

Horseback Riding Western North Carolina’s Pisgah Ranger District

Deirdre Perot Lightsey shares great horse trails in the Pisgah Ranger District in North Carolina as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. Pisgah Ranger District, near Brevard and Mills River, North Carolina is an amazingly gorgeous part of the state. Within the Pisgah Nat...