Articles Tagged 'Trail Riding'

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American Competitive Trail Horse Association

Learn about overcoming obstacles on the trail from the American Competitive Trail Horse Association. by Debbie Land  Whether you are a mounted shooter, team roper, barrel racer or a pleasure rider, your horse will benefit from time away from the stress and routine of an arena. Keeping a h...

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Competitive Trail Riding: What You Need to Know

Distance rider and writer Patti Brooks shares expert advice and information on Competitive Trail Riding, including must-have gear and horses that can go the distance. by Patti Brooks I know you! You’re always looking for new adventures with your horse. Nothing is quite so perfect for you...

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Trail Riding the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington State

Robert Eversole, of The Back Country Horsemen of Washington (BCHW), shares his favorite horseback riding adventures in the Cascade Range and along the Pacific Crest Trail as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project.  Horse Riding Near Mount Rainier Washington State ha...

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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...

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Meet Your Hosts- Wise Mountain Retreat, Dominican Republic Horse Tours

Located in Veragua in the Dominican Republic, Wise Mountain Retreat, formerly Rancho Montana, is a guest ranch that offers Western style trail riding through the lush rain forests, rivers, mountains, canyons and Dominican pueblos. Owners Leslie Hawkins and Gerald Baker were looking for a pre-...

50 State Trail Riding Project

My Favorite Horseback Rides in Delaware

Mary Everhart shares her favorite places to trail ride in Delaware’s three counties, including trails at Brandywine Creek State Park, Lums Pond State Park, and Delaware’s beaches, as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Mary Everhart New Castle County&rsqu...

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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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Utah Colorado Plateau Horseback Riding Photo Journey

High deserts, lush forests and secluded slot canyons are some of the diverse scenery you may experience horseback riding Utah's Colorado Plateau. Southeastern Utah holds special areas of wild, backcountry, where horseback riding or hiking is the best way to get around. The Colorado Plat...

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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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Dream Jobs: Trail Builder Susan Stormer

Creating pathways for equestrians to experience the outdoors with their horses is Susan Stormer’s horse-related career. by Karen Braschayko Many of us only wish we could earn a living riding horses through forests and across beautiful landscapes, but Susan Stormer has found a way to do...