Writing Horseback

Aug 27 2014

Columbia Gorge Horseback Riding

“Are you ready to go faster?” Mike Park turns to me with a grin. I give the thumbs up sign and then, faster than a jack rabbit being chased by a bobcat, we are off in a flash, galloping across the tree-lined trails of Washington State. What’s unique about this Columbia Gorge horseback riding vacation […]

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Aug 20 2014

Del Mar Racetrack: Day at Horse Races

Del Mar, California, one of the hottest summer tourist destinations in the country, is home to the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. The seaside horse racing track where fans from all over flock to bet on their favorite horses, don their finest summer looks, and enjoy entertainment and events, was founded by iconic Hollywood hot-shots Bing […]

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Aug 13 2014

Central Oregon Horseback Riding

Like a kid on a merry go round, I keep circling back to my childhood memories of Sunriver Resort. As I happily sit perched on a pony, waving madly to my parents each time I circle around, I had no idea the important role horses would play in my youth and adult life. I hold […]

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Aug 06 2014

5 Best Places to See Wild Horses

      The first time I came across a herd of wild horses was a memorable moment for me. I was on foot, climbing a dirt trail in the Badlands of the Little Book Cliffs in western Colorado. I spotted a flash of color amongst the shrub brush and pinyon-juniper laced hillside.   Colorado […]

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Jul 30 2014

5 Worst Horseback Riding Vacations

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“Shut the f*ck up!” the older brother screamed at his crying brother while the horse danced nervously under the command of his inexperienced riders. I say riders because the parents had decided to put the younger brother – who was clearly terrified of the horse – behind the saddle of their older son who was […]

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