Articles Tagged 'Horseback Riding Vacation'

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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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Horse Riding on Monterey Bay, California

My first horseback ride on the beach was thrilling and magnificent. by Karen Braschayko Watching Darley Newman’s many beach rides on Equitrekking has always made me a smidge jealous and invited me to wonder what it would be like to experience one for myself. The Black Stallion and othe...

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Horse Riding Through Time in Cappadocia

Journey back in time on horseback through Cappadocia on a village to village horse trek with the locals. by Darley Newman In ancient times the name Cappadocia meant “the land of beautiful horses” and the finest horses were raised in this part of Central Turkey. As part of my job as...

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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...

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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...

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Meet Your Host- Tsylos Park Lodge

Learn about Tsylos Park Lodge from owner Karen McLean, who grew up at this Canadian wilderness lodge on Chilko Lake in British Columbia. Canadian Bud McLean and his American wife Corinne dreamed of having a fishing and hunting lodge for themselves and future generations of their family. Committe...

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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...

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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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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...

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Kid Friendly Dude Ranch Vacations

Looking for a kid-friendly dude ranch vacation? Tips on how to find ranches where you can bring the kids and they can get introduced to horses, learn to ride and a whole lot more on a family ranch vacation. Plus, top-rated ranches for kids. by Darley Newman Dude ranch vacations are a great way...