Horses and people go well together. We love the chance to ride a horse and experience this ultimate thrill. Below you’ll find a big assortment of stories all about riding horses around the world.
By Esha Samajpati For most of us in New England, a long weekend in May is synonymous with a beach getaway. Hoping to get some sun, my husband and I browsed through various websites and decided upon Ocean City in Maryland, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Their website promised us ten miles of […]
By Kathleen Broadhurst Equ-,Eque-, Equi- Latin- horse Trekking- (from Afrikaans trek n.) v. a long journey undertaken on foot in areas where common means of transport is generally not available, done for pleasure not for sport, a form of adventure tourism. Grab the reigns of adventure and get ready for the time of your life! […]
Kyrgyzstan Sports include this unusual variety of polo By Sophie Ibbotson Dead Goat Polo may not be the most charming name for a sport, but it certainly does what it says on the tin. Raiding and kidnapping the neighboring village may no longer be as acceptable as it once was (though bride-napping remains in vogue), […]
A Horseback Adventure Along Trails Cut by Covered Wagons in Northern California By Louisa Preston Romeo and I followed the trail on the moon colored sand. We maneuvered around silver balls of sagebrush, a rattlesnake, horned lizards, and a herd of wild mustangs. This was a day’s experience on a cowgirl ride in the high […]
By Mary Brigham “Joining Up” with a Horse I am alone in a round pen, intentionally scaring a horse that could kill me. I wave a wand that has a plastic bag tied to the end of it. This strange, snapping object scares the horse, making him trot nervously around the edges of the pen. […]
Texas and Horses Go Together in Denton County By Larry Parnass For a place destined to surpass Los Angeles in size and sprawl, a tract just northeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex keeps a tight rein on its country ways. Every mile or so along the blue highways of Denton County, the pickup banging along […]
Max Hartshorne visits the Triple J Ranch in Montana, which is calls a summer camp for grown-ups, framed by The Bob Marshall Wilderness
Horsepacking Across Patagonia By Peter Heller Ciro Vivas stepped his horse and loaded mule out of the trees into a scrim of wind driven rain. He tipped his head so the brim of his hat shielded his face and urged the big gelding down the slick rocks to the river. The river had no name […]
A winter-weary New Jersey resident finds warmth, fun, fine food, and great horseback riding just four hours away — in Costa Rica. By Daniel Ramsey I had to get away. I needed to leave the stress of my job, and the bitter cold of New Jersey behind and just go. When I got off the […]
Six librarians rent a villa for two weeks in the summer in Tuscany. They planned to enjoy each other’s company; however, it doesn’t go as planned.