St-Hubert Derby, Carnival de Quebec, Canada

March 21st, 2012|

St-Hubert Derby

You can bet these racers aren’t going over the meadow and through the woods to Grand Mother’s house. These Canadian cowboys are racing one and two horse sleighs at St-Hubert sleigh races taking place during Carnival de Quebec in Canada.  The festivities are over for this year, but I just had to share these […]

Central Oregon horseback riding vacation, Seventh Mountain Stables

August 24th, 2011|

Deschutes River on horseback riding vacation

For years, our family has been vacationing in Central Oregon. We have enjoyed the thrill of whitewater rafting the Deschutes River with several rafting companies. While I have ridden along the Deschutes River from Sunriver Stables, I never realized that I could ride horseback beside the river in Bend, Oregon. […]

Horseback Riding Vacation at Crieff Hydro Stables, Perthshire, Scotland

August 17th, 2011|

A Horseback Riding Vacation in Perthshire,  Scotland

I have yet to go on a horseback riding vacation in Scotland. If I did, I think I would visit the Crieff Hydro Stables in Perthshire, Scotland.  European-based travel writer Karen Bryan and author of the Europe A La Carte blog mentioned on Twitter that she was enjoying petting […]

Horseback Riding Vacations in Botswana, Africa

June 15th, 2011|

Horseback Riding Vacations in Africa’s Kalahari Desert

Have you always wanted to go on a horseback riding vacation in Africa? I know this equestrian adventure is on my bucket list. Uncharted Africa Safari co. will be the first operator to offer mobile, five night equestrian vacations in Botswana’s  Kalahari and Makgadikgadi ecosystems starting in […]

S’Ardia of Sedilo, Horseback Riding Vacation, Sardinia, Italy

February 16th, 2011|

S’Ardia of Sedilo, an act of faith and passion on horseback

“For me running S’Ardia is an act of faith towards St. Constantine and love for horses,” told me Matteo, one of the top-notch horseback riders that every year, July 6th and 7th, dart down one of the most dangerous paths in Sardinia, the big Italian […]

Budweiser Clydesdales take a horseback riding vacation

February 9th, 2011|

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Enjoy this short video featuring the Budweiser Clydesdale – the world’s most famous gentle giant.

Will you be going on a romantic horseback riding vacation in February?

YouTube – Budweiser Clydesdale Circus Super Bowl XLIII Commercial 2009

Photo credit: Belgian drafts by Kate Thomas Keown

Super Bowl horseback riding vacation, Dallas, Fort Worth, TX

February 2nd, 2011|

Horseback Riding Vacation to the City of Cowboys and Culture

It’s not often that you see cowboys riding horseback on the red bricks of Exchange Avenue in Forth Worth, Texas. If you are planning to be in the Dallas, Forth Worth-area for the Super Bowl,there’s more to visit besides the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. May I […]

British Horseback Riding Vacation – Racing for Change

January 12th, 2011|

VisitEngland Launches First Quality Scheme for Horse Racing

VisitEngland, the country’s national tourist board has set up the first quality scheme in the country for sport.  The VisitEngland Quality Assured Racecourse Scheme assessed 55 racecourses in 2010.  Horse racing is the first sport to be quality assessed in this way.

Broadening the Appeal […]

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. […]