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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mongolia Horseback Riding Holiday

April 27th, 2016|

“The poor foreigner,’ he said, ‘has been acquainted with our grasslands but for four short days.’

‘We must pity him,’ said the old man with feeling.

‘How hard it must be,’ commented the woman, ‘not to be born a Mongolian.’

‘To be sure,’ said the old man, ‘the fellow is most unfortunate. But how blessed he is to […]

5 Places to Go on a Cattle Drive

March 30th, 2016|

If you are of a certain age, like me, you’ll remember the movie City Slickers starring Billy Crystal & Jack Palance. This comedy is about an unhappy Manhattan yuppie who is about to turn forty years old. His friends rope him into joining them for a cattle drive on a dude ranch in the southwest. […]

Montana Grillers Cowboy Up at Paws Up

March 24th, 2016|

What do you get when you bring together several Texas chefs with Montana cowboys and cowgirls? Happy horsemen and women! You, too, can be a happy horseman if you pack your cowboy boots and blue jeans and mosey on over to The Resort at Paws Up, a luxury Montana resort near Missoula. The luxurious equestrian […]

Horseback Riding in Ireland: My Top Three

March 16th, 2016|

Renowned as ‘the land of the horse’, Ireland has a deep connection to horses and horsemanship. With about 35 horses per 1,000 people, horses, and especially horse-racing, are very much a part of Irish life.

A dark green, often mist-shrouded and drizzly country, horseback riding vacations in Ireland can sometimes feel like you’ve traveled back in […]

Themed Rooms at Legoland California Hotel

March 9th, 2016|

Move over Lego Batman, Ninjago and Star Wars figures, the horses are running at Legoland California Resort. Well, not literally, but Legoland is all about using your imagination, so you can build a horse out of Legos, ride a carousel horse in Heartlake City and sleep in a horse themed room at Legoland Hotel. […]