Riding Apparel and Equipment Reviews

Heat Holders sock review

November 21st, 2012|

A cold winter is just around the corner, but less than ideal weather conditions should not stop anyone from horseback riding. Heat Holder socks can go a long way to ensure your feet stay warm while riding. I find my feet are often the part of my body that get the coldest;  Heat Holders may […]

Durango Western Boot Riding Gear Review

April 25th, 2012|

Durango Western boot review

Some people wear them motorcycle riding or you might find them cutting up the dance floor in a honky tonk Western bar. I prefer to wear my Durango boots on horseback riding vacations. Of course, I’ve also worn my cowboy boots with skinny jean tucked into my Durango’s, walking the fog-shrouded streets […]

Top 5 Magazines for Horseback Riders

December 21st, 2011|

Equestrian magazines for the horse lover

If you have landed on the Writing Horseback blog, you are either a horse lover, know a horse lover, or are planning a horseback riding vacation. One of the most affordable ways to keep the horse lover happy is with a subscription to an equestrian magazine.  I’m going to […]

Traveling in Ariat Paddock Boots – Riding Gear Review

September 7th, 2011|

Calling all equestrians and horse lovers. Are you looking for a comfortable pair of  boots that are suitable for horseback riding vacations, yet easy to pack or take on and off during airport security lines? Look no further. I have found the shoe for you.

Ariat Volant boots perform like a champ

While I love my Ariat […]

Western Orthoflex Saddle For Sale

July 13th, 2011|

Western Ortho-flex saddle – parting is such sweet sorrow

My Ortho-flex saddle is sitting in my living room to make a point. My husband has been making subtle hints that the saddle is not doing anyone any good sitting on a saddle rack in the garage. I agreed that it was time to sell the […]

Horseback Riding Vacation – Tips on What to Look For

February 23rd, 2011|

Insider Tips for the Best Horseback Riding Vacation

We all know when we have experienced a successful horseback riding vacation. Yet no one talks about what makes for a poor equestrian holiday. With this in mind, I’ve put together a check list of what to look for to ensure a positive horseback riding vacation.

1. Are the […]

Introduction to Horseback Riding for your Horseback Riding Vacation

June 23rd, 2010|

Introductory Horseback Riding Lesson

John Wayne made horseback riding look easy. In the movie City Slickers, Billy Crystal goes on a horseback riding vacation and makes horseback riding look ridiculous. Whether this is your first horseback riding vacation or you simply need a refresher course on horseback riding basics, this YouTube video will make horseback riding […]

What to Pack for a Horseback Riding Vacation

May 19th, 2010|

What to pack for a horseback riding vacation

You’ve made up your mind. This vacation is going to be a horseback riding vacation. Be it a dude ranch or an upscale guest ranch, there are certain essentials for a successful horseback riding vacation.

Packing list essentials for a horseback riding vacation

Riding Boots
Long pants – jeans
Long sleeve shirt
Short sleeve […]

Custom Cowboy Hat for your Horseback Riding Vacation

December 23rd, 2009|

Be it Argentina, Chihuahua, Mexico or Nashville, Tennessee, the cowboy hat speaks a universal language to cowboys and cowgirls worldwide. Certainly American cowboys, such as six-time All-Around World Rodeo Champion Larry Mahan, have influenced the style and shape of the cowboy hat.


Cowboy Hat is Mandatory Western Wear

These days, it’s not necessary to suit up in rodeo […]