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+.

5 Places to Ride Horses in Central Oregon

July 6th, 2016|

You could hear the rush of the cascading water before you could actually see the thundering waterfall. The horses carefully picked their way through the volcanic rock along the forested trail. A Kodak moment waits around every bend on the trail here in scenic Central Oregon. I’ve been riding here for as long as I […]

Bow Hunter Kills Wild Horse

June 29th, 2016|

“In riding a horse, we borrow freedom,” I love this quote by Helen Thompson. I have this quote written in stone displayed in a special place in my house. If, like me, you are a horse lover, you might wonder why anyone would want to hurt, let alone kill wild horses? I was quite saddened […]

Horsemanship Tips with Stacy Westfall

June 22nd, 2016|

Have you ever watched a horse and rider performance that brought you to tears? I confess that my eyes have welled up from watching some of the Budweiser Clydesdale commercials that air during the Super Bowl game, so perhaps you’d call me a push over. Nevertheless, I cried when I watched Stacy Westfall and a […]

Rub Shoulders with Hall of Fame Cowgirls

June 8th, 2016|

“Cowgirls have a can do attitude,” says Barbara Van Cleve. The Montana photographer and National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honoree was the first cowgirl that I encountered when I walked into the huge dining room at the ranch where I was staying. I had signed up for an extended weekend at The Resort […]

Cowgirl Spring Roundup in Montana

June 1st, 2016|

There’s girlfriend getaways and then there’s cowgirl girlfriend getaways. What’s the difference you ask? A girlfriend getaway typically involves cocktails, good food, time with friends, climbing a mountain or walking on the beach, followed by a soak in a hot tub, late night talks and a cozy bed to rest your head. A cowgirl girlfriend […]

Romantic Horseback Safari in Heart of South Africa

May 25th, 2016|

Entabeni Private Game reserve in South Africa, is set in the world heritage Waterberg region and is home to the big 5. It spans over 22,000 Ha of open plains, wetlands and mountainous terrain. To discover this land on horseback, is a privilege which Princess Cecile von Auersperg shares with small groups of riders. The […]

Body, Mind, Equine Yoga of Horsemanship

May 18th, 2016|

I’d heard the term equine yoga before, but I never really understood what it meant to combine yoga with horsemanship until I met Cathy Woods. A yoga instructor from the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, Cathy is also a horse owner and trail rider. Our paths crossed during a body, mind, equine workshop on […]

Working Cattle Ranch at Paws Up in Montana

May 11th, 2016|

 
Layered up like an onion, we were dressed for the unpredictable spring weather that presents itself in Montana. The itinerary said we would ride out rain or shine and fortunately, today, Mother Nature cooperated and the sun shined on us as we enjoyed a cattle drive at The Resort at Paws Up. April in Montana […]

Build a Horse at Build a Bear Workshop

May 4th, 2016|

Some people look back on their childhood with memories of Barbie dolls and GI Joe. I grew up collecting Breyer horses and my own trophy’s and ribbons won from many horse shows on my Quarter Horses. My first horse was a silver buckskin named Cricket, but my favorite horse of the three that I owned […]