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 ...

An Equestrian Weekend in Lexington, Virginia

Equestrian wanderer and trail riding expert Susan St. Amand visits the new Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia.  Recently I spent a multi-faceted weekend in Lexington, VA focusing on equestrian activities while volunteering as a 4-H All-Star at the Virginia Horse Center.  The Vi...

Pennsylvania Trail Riding Adventures

Trail riding enthusiast and Equitrekking contributor, Susan St. Amand shares her experience exploring some of Pennsylvania's best equestrian trail riding opportunities and staying at an eco-friendly inn.  Creekside Inn and Stables is located in Pennsylvania's Elk State Forest, on ...

Happy Birthday to the Gila Wilderness- a Horse Lover’s Paradise

One of the largest National Forests in the continental United States, the Gila National Forest clocks in at over 3.3 million acres, making plenty of room for horseback riding. One top option for riding in this national forest is with Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch, located in Winston...

Alpha & Omega Mounted Patrol and Getting Involved

Learn about this private mounted patrol organization and how you and your horse can get involved. by Jocelyn Pierce Alpha & Omega Mounted Patrol (A&O) is oldest and largest private mounted patrol, regularly providing security at music festivals, shopping centers, sports venues and other ev...

Under the Tuscan Sun On Horseback in Italy

We all have our bucket lists (or we should!) and smack at the top of many is riding in Tuscany. Who hasn’t watched (or read) “Under the Tuscan Sun” and not wanted to drop everything and journey to this enchanted land? Ann Jamieson did it! Keep reading! by Ann Jamieson The iconic ...

Horseback Riding on the Oregon Coast

A horse-loving wanderer and author of The Modern Travelers takes a ride along the scenic Oregon coast with Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides.  Photo courtesy The Modern Travelers.  Horseback riding on the beach is a thrill. Horseback riding at all is a thrill to me, but there is just...

Horseback Riding in New York’s Otter Creek Horse Trail System

Equitrekking contributor and avid trail rider, Susan St. Amand shares her experience horseback riding through the Otter Creek Trail System in New York.  During one of my recent travels to New England, I was fortunate to stop in Lowville, New York for a couple of days and visit with an equestri...

Endurance Riding by Moonlight in Vermont

Horses and runners take on Vermont trails during an endurance race and run by moonlight. by Stacey Stearns For the last 30 years, a 100-mile endurance ride and a 100-mile endurance run have taken place concurrently in West Windsor, Vermont. Steve Rojek was out at the Western States Trail Ride (als...