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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]