Safari on Horseback: Know Before You Go

June 3rd, 2015|

What’s involved in preparing for a horseback riding safari in Africa?

A horseback riding safari in Africa has been on my bucket list for a very long time. When I learned that I needed a hip replacement, I thought my days of advanced horseback riding vacations were over. After speaking with John Spence, president of Aardvark […]

Horseback Riding Memories

March 25th, 2015|

Just like certain smells trigger childhood memories, so do pictures and places. I recently had a full circle moment with a heritage oak tree and a pipe corral. I was involved in a photo session, updating pictures for this equestrian blog, when I realized the role those old oak trees played in my youth […]

Top 5 Horseback Riding Vacation Destinations of 2013

January 23rd, 2013|

Each year, I travel the world to experience the best in food, wine,  cultural adventure, and discover the most exciting places you must visit on your next horseback riding vacation. From well-traveled regions to lesser-known corners of the word, this year’s list represents what I hope will be some of the best horseback riding holidays.


Horseback […]

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, Colchagua Valley, Chile

March 16th, 2011|

Horseback Riding Vacation in Chile’s Colchagua Valley

Considering a trip to Chile? While Chile’s Colchagua Valley is know for its wines, there is more to do in this region than wine tasting.  In fact, rodeo is the national sport of Chile.  There are several ways to enjoy a horseback riding vacation in Chile.

National Geographic’s Giovanna Palatucci […]

Horseback Riding Vacation in Tuscany, Italy

December 29th, 2010|

A Horseback Riding Vacation in Tuscany (Florence, Italy)

The countryside of Tuscany is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in the world.  Immortalized in movies such as “Under the Tuscan Sun” and recently “Twilight: New Moon”  most visitors to Italy make it a goal to explore some of this untouched land. […]