Dream Job: Equestrian Travel Expert Nancy Brown

April 16th, 2014|

In my youth I often slept under a blanket of stars in the hills of Northern California’s Mount Diablo; my horse softly munching hay a few yards from my sleeping bag. I would wake early to water and groom my horse and then explore Contra Costa County back country trails, watching deer, coyote and the […]

Equine Writer Nancy Brown in the News

December 4th, 2013|

As 2013 comes to a close, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you, my loyal readers and horse lovers, for continuing to support Writing Horseback.

I launched the Writing Horseback blog in 2009 for several purposes;

* to create a place for horse lovers to read about horse-related news

* to introduce readers to equine artists, […]

Interview with Equine Photographer Manuela Stefan

November 20th, 2013|


Equine Photographer Manuela Stefan

While I have had the great fortune of horseback riding in some of the most beautiful places in the world during my work as a travel writer, it is some of my online discoveries that are most rewarding. Recently, I viewed Manuela Stefan’s engaging photos of horses when she was on assignment […]

How to Deal with Horseback Riding and Hip Replacement

November 14th, 2012|

During my elementary school years, I remember taking my horse swimming while riding bareback.  I remember standing my horse, walking away from my horse, and taking a running start, vaulting onto my horse, while he patiently stood still.

Horse-loving baby boomer

Fast forward forty years and you have an over-weight, horse-loving, baby boomer who is not aging […]

Equestrian Travel Association offers Horseback Riding Vacation Sweepstakes via Facebook

March 30th, 2012|

Horseback riding vacations for travelers

If you are reading this blog post, like me, you love horses and going on horseback riding vacations. As a travel writer, I decided to combine my love of horses with my professional travel writing career and the Writing Horseback blog was born.

The Equestrian Travel Association (ETA), an organization dedicated to […]