Horseback riding vacation in Patagonia, Chile

October 17th, 2012|

Living the gaucho life on horseback in Patagonia, Chile

For five days and four nights, the newest horseback riding programs at explora Patagonia and explora Atacama let guests live the gaucho lifestyle and discover two of the world’s most pristine and wild landscapes: the Torres del Paine National Park and the Atacama Desert. Over a century […]

Lost Pines Resort Horseback Riding Vacation, Lost Pines, TX

September 19th, 2012|

A love for horseback riding can take you many places, among them Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa.

Hyatt Lost Pines is an easy commute from Austin and Bastrop, and yet the resort feels a world apart. This luxurious Texas wilderness retreat tucks into a scenic spread of 405 acres, with one mile of Lower […]

Southern France Horseback Riding Vacation, Domaine des Garennes

September 12th, 2012|

Trail riding in ‘La Dordogne’, France: the doorstep to Southern France

June 2012: Drove over 6 hours through sheets of rain with my sister wondering why we did not pack any professional horseback riding RAIN gear (cause I don’t own any? I live in Illinois and mostly get to ride in dry and sunny weather, showers […]

Hotel Indigo Easy Access to Del Mar, CA Race Track

July 18th, 2012|

Del Mar – luxury Southern California horseback riding vacation

Are you looking for a horseback riding vacation in Del Mar, California? This is the land of beautiful people, fast horses and white sand beaches.

Hotel Indigo inspired be horse racing

Hotel Indigo features horse racing inspired elements throughout the design, including the Stairway to Greatness of legendary […]

Louisville Marriott Downtown 2013 Kentucky Derby Package

July 11th, 2012|

Louisville, Kentucky Derby package for horse lovers

As the Triple Crown run comes to close, the Louisville Marriott Downtown is already planning for next year’s Kentucky Derby. The hotel is booking horse racing packages for the 139th Run for the Roses.

Kentucky Derby/Oaks VIP with morning horse racing programs

The VIP Package at the Four […]

Horses and High Society at The Milestone, London, England

May 30th, 2012|

Royal Ascot, The Derby, Polo in the Park – are these high society events about the horses or the hats?

Milliner in Residence at The Milestone hotel, Louis Mariette, knows hats. With The Milestone’s  Horses, Hats and High Society package, guests will be treated to a consultation with Louis and choose creations from his ready-to-wear […]

Weekend at the Horse Races with St. Regis Bangkok, Thailand

May 23rd, 2012|

Horse Racing in Bangkok?

As street vendors pedal their oriental-spiced savories and commuters travel along the busy roads of Bangkok, The St. Regis Bangkok offers a serene oasis above the organized chaos. No other building in the city boasts this vista of the Royal Bangkok Sports Club, a calming expanse of green. Even locals view this […]

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 […]

Medieval Times horseback riding vacation at Buena Park, CA

March 28th, 2012|

Medieval Makeover
The gallant knights and dinner menu at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament recently got a makeover fit for kings.  The 25-year-old dinner show has scrapped its bright floor-to-ceiling hues in favor of a royal look befitting the pageantry of its jousting show; the $1.5 million project included new arena seating, additional ticket booths, plank […]