7 Equestrian Gifts for Horse Lovers

November 25th, 2016|

Buying gifts for the horse crazy person in your life is easy, but when you want to go the extra mile and really make that special someone smile, you’ll want to check out these equestrian gift ideas. From horse-themed gift cards to waterproof boots, horsey t-shirts and yoga on horseback, my list of 7 equestrian […]

Dream Job: Equestrian Travel Expert Nancy Brown

April 16th, 2014|

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 […]

Equine Writer Nancy Brown in the News

December 4th, 2013|

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, […]

Interview with Equine Photographer Manuela Stefan

November 20th, 2013|


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 […]

How to Deal with Horseback Riding and Hip Replacement

November 14th, 2012|

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 […]

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 […]