100 Palomino Horses lead Tournament of Roses Roy Rogers Float

December 28th, 2011|

Tournament of Roses Horseback Riding Vacation

Imagine watching 100 palomino horses walk down Ellis Street, ending at Paloma Street  – named for the Palominos – I don’t think so – during the Tournament of Roses Parade®. On Monday, January 2, this equestrian entourage will lead the “Happy Trails” float, one of the largest floats in the […]

Horseback Riding Vacation in Cappadocia, Turkey

December 7th, 2011|

Horseback riding vacation in Gucin Valley

Imagine departing on a horseback riding vacation to a beautiful 13th century Caravanserai (traveler’s lodge) on the Silk Road, where riders stop to rest and refresh themselves with tea while spending some time with the Sufis, performing their Whirling Dervish Ceremony. Afterwards, equestrians ride to  a […]

Explore California’s Horse Racing History at Four Destination Tracks

November 2nd, 2011|

No one can deny that horses are some of the planet’s most beautiful animals. Their beauty and power is unmatched and at times, unbelievable. One way to witness their strength and grace is at the horse races. Over in sunny California, the sport of kings is more popular than ever and the state’s four major […]

Rancho Caldera Inn, Panama Horseback Riding Vacation

August 31st, 2011|

Horseback Riding Vacation in Panama

Have you been on a horseback riding vacation in the Republic of Panama? Heck, I haven’t been horseback riding in Costa Rica yet.  But if I were to go horseback riding in Panama, I’d stop for a couple of days at Rancho Caldera Inn. This Green Globe-certified Eco-lodge is located in […]

Yellowstone Park Horseback Riding Vacation, Big Sky, MT

August 3rd, 2011|

Leave car behind on Yellowstone horseback riding vacation

Remember Mazda’s car commercial where the kid says, “zoom, zoom?” If you are considering a holiday to Yellowstone National Park, I challenge you to leave your car behind and take a horseback riding vacation into the park.  If you are a horse lover, you probably forge your own […]

Horseback Riding Vacation at Echo Valley Ranch and Spa, British Columbia, Canada

July 6th, 2011|

Written by Nancy D. Brown
 

Echo Valley Ranch Horseback Riding Vacation

A mechanical engineer by trade, Echo Valley Ranch and Spa owner Norm Dove chuckled when I asked how a chap from England came to own a 160 acre Canadian guest ranch and spa.

“This place came with the cattle,” smiles Norm. “I like to build things, so […]

Horseback Riding Vacations in Botswana, Africa

June 15th, 2011|

Horseback Riding Vacations in Africa’s Kalahari Desert

Have you always wanted to go on a horseback riding vacation in Africa? I know this equestrian adventure is on my bucket list. Uncharted Africa Safari co. will be the first operator to offer mobile, five night equestrian vacations in Botswana’s  Kalahari and Makgadikgadi ecosystems starting in […]

Horseback Riding Vacation, Morro Bay and Los Osos, California

April 13th, 2011|

Beach Horseback Riding Vacation on California’s Central Coast

You won’t find a stable or ranch on the beaches of Morro Bay or Los Osos that offer horseback riding vacations. I’ll let you in on a secret. Jean Wyly of J & J Riding brings the horseback riding vacation experience to you. This former Fairbanks, Alaska resident […]

Horse Cart Ride through the Gap of Dunloe, Co Kerry, Ireland

January 26th, 2011|

Taking a Horse Cart through the Gap of Dunloe, Co Kerry, Ireland

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Ireland was not in the form of a horseback riding vacation. Instead, we took a Pony Trap ride through the Gap of Dunloe, near Killarney, Co Kerry, Ireland.

The Gap of Dunloe is one of the […]