About Nancy D. Brown

Professional Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown has had a lifelong passion for horses. With this site she combines her love of travel with her expertise in finding the best equestrian travel deals and bringing you honest lodging reviews. Follow me and check out my blog. Come find me on Google+.

Magical Winter Ride on the Icelandic Horse

March 22nd, 2017|

One of the most fantastic activities to do while in Iceland is to complete a horse riding tour on the majestic Icelandic Horse.

Driving through the Icelandic countryside you will see pastures full of wild Icelandic horses. Tourists often stop to admire and take pictures of these absolutely beautiful creatures as they drive to see the […]

Join the Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive

January 11th, 2017|

Have you ever wanted to fully immerse yourself in the Western lifestyle? I’m not talking about a luxury dude ranch vacation in Montana. I’m talking about a five day, eight hours daily in the saddle, sleep on the ground type of horseback riding vacation in Reno, Nevada. If this authentic cowboy way of life appeals […]

7 Equestrian Gifts for Horse Lovers

November 25th, 2016|

Buying gifts for the horse crazy person in your life is easy, but when you want to go the extra mile and really make that special someone smile, you’ll want to check out these equestrian gift ideas. From horse-themed gift cards to waterproof boots, horsey t-shirts and yoga on horseback, my list of 7 equestrian […]

Horse Yoga: Taking Yoga and Horsemanship to the Next Level

October 5th, 2016|

“You mean you do yoga ON your horse?!” A shocked query is usually how news of my practicing horse yoga is received. I prefer to say I practice yoga with my horse—he serves not merely as a prop, but as my partner. The horse bug bit me before I was even out of the womb, […]

Horseback Riding in San Juan with MSC Divina

August 10th, 2016|

Clomping along the dirt roads under sunny skies, my horse keeps up a gentle pace. That is, until he chooses to take another of his frequent roadside breaks to munch a bit of the tall grass growing along the route. It’s obvious that I’m not the one in charge. My brown steed has been on […]

Dominican Republic Horses

August 3rd, 2016|

When I travel to new destinations, I seek out new experiences and, ideally, horseback riding vacations. Sometimes it happens and sometimes it doesn’t. On my latest visit to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic, I was there because I was on a cruise ship with Fathom Travel. I looked into a horseback riding shore excursion, […]

East Bay Hills Trails Benefit Ride

July 27th, 2016|

The 15th Annual East Bay Hills Trails Benefit Ride offers the opportunity to ride up to 100 miles on the East Bay’s finest single track trails and fire roads while camping out in 3 locations from August 30 to September 6th this year. Ride as much or as little as you want each day in […]

3 Essential Steps to Prepare Mentally Before Competing in an Equestrian Event

July 20th, 2016|

My grandfather grew up with horses, treated his horses like family, and rode most of his life. I’ll never forget what he told me before he talked my dad into buying me my first horse:

“Be careful what you think while you are riding. Whatever it is, your horse will know.”

He went on to explain […]

Medieval Times Offers Royal Good Time

July 13th, 2016|

If you love and appreciate horses and their talent, you are going to love Medieval Times. The majestic Andalusian, Quarter Horse and Friesian perform graceful leaps and jumps and promenades. The horses are masters of the dance and leave the audience in awe at their athletic ability.

One of the most popular parts of the show […]