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Equestrian Travel Stories on GoNOMADmanodlynn-horseHorse and rider in Fort Worth, Texas.

Horse lovers are travel lovers too. So why not enjoy some time up in the saddle on your next trip? 

We profile towns that live from horses, towns that let visitors ride horses, and stories about trips where riding was the main attraction. 

If you've ever thought about horseback riding on your vacation, enjoy the stories on this page. If you are already an equestrian traveler, we welcome your comments about our stories.

Unhitch. It's time to ride.
Mongolia: Galloping Across the Steppes
On the Trail of Genghis Khan: Tim Cope rides across Mongolia and writes a book about it.
UK: Newmarket, the Capital of Horseracing
Newmarket, England, an equestrian epicenter of Britain.
Mozambique: Volunteering on Horseback
Mozambique: a chance to help out by volunteering on a horseranch. Riding horses in Mozambique.
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Riding in Ecuador
Otavalo, Ecuador: riding horses in volcano country in a place with a rich equestrian tradition.
Namibia: A Safari on Horseback
Namibia: A Safari on Horseback. traveling across the desert in Namibia on horseback
Nepal: Horse Trekking and Bungee Jumps
Nepal: Horse Trekking, white water rafting and elephant washing in Chitwan National park.

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Kyrgyzstan: A Horse Trek to Song-Kul
Searching For Song-kul - A Horse Trek In Kyrgyzstan. Trekking in the mountains of central Asia on horseback.
Kyrgyzstan's White Nectar: A Quest for Mare's Milk
Kyrgyzstan?s White Nectar: A Quest for Mare's Milk on horseback.
Cuba: Riding Amidst the Mogotes in Vinales Valley
Cuba: Riding horseback in the Vinales Valley, Marc Latham visits casa particulares and enjoys good food and caving in Cuba's Northwest.
Icelandic Horses
Icelandic horses
A Horse-Drawn Sleigh in the Tyrolean Alps of Austria
A horse-drawn sliegh in the Tryolean alps in Switzerland
Watering Thirsty Horses in the Gobi Desert
Watering thirsty horses in the Gobi Desert
A Horse-Drawn Wagon in Cartagena, Colombia
A horse-drawn wagon in cartegena, columbia
Turkmenistan's Akhal-Teke Horses, Father of the Modern Thoroughbred
Turkmenistan's Akhal-Teke Horses, father of the modern throughbred
Horse-drawn carriages in front of the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna
Horse-drawn carriages in front of the Hofburg Imperial palace in Vienna.
Equitrekking: Off the Bus and into the Saddle
Kathleen Broadhurst writes about equitrekking, horseback riding vacations and her PBS TV show Equitrekking
Equestrian Travel:
A page with links to all GoNOMAD's stories about equestrian travel.
St. George, Utah: The Red Rocks are Calling Me Back
Utah: Jean Miller Spoljaric travels to St. George, Utah, where she goes hiking and biking in Snow Canyon and bonds with wild mustangs at a ranch in Kayenta.
Montana's Glacier Country: Majestic Mountains, Hip Downtowns and Cozy Lodges
Esha Samajpati visits Glacier Country, Montana, and goes horseback riding on the Bar W Ranch and enjoys the scenic splendor of Glacier National Park.
Racing Season in Saratoga, New York
Saratoga, NY: Chip Ainsworth takes a day trip to the Saratoga Race Track in Upstate New York, makes some new friends and wins a few bucks.
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