Articles Tagged 'Horseback Riding Vacations'

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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 ...

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Winter Riding Tips

Dashing Through the Snow on horseback! Tips for making it fun this winter. by Darley Newman.  Just because winter is here doesn’t mean that you have to say good-bye to riding. In the right conditions and with the right gear, you can enjoy the crisp outdoors and have your own “das...

Travel Tips

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...

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. ...

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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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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 ...

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...

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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 ...