Monthly Archives: July 2014


5 Worst Horseback Riding Vacations

2017-06-27T11:44:53+00:00July 30th, 2014|Reviews|

"Shut the f*ck up!" the older brother screamed at his crying brother while the horse danced nervously under the command of his inexperienced riders. I say riders because the parents had decided to put the younger brother - who was clearly terrified of the horse - behind the saddle of their older son who was [...]

5 Memorable Pictures Riding Horseback

2017-06-27T11:44:53+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Equestrian Photography|

Horseback riding vacation in Sao Miguel, Portugal, overlooking Sete Cidades If you are like me, you take a camera with you on horseback riding vacations. Some of my most memorable pictures riding horseback are what I call "between the ears" photos. I enjoy taking pictures from the horses perspective, without anyone else in the [...]

5 Memorable Meals Riding Horseback

2017-06-27T11:44:54+00:00July 16th, 2014|Equestrian Lodging, Reviews|

Over the five years that I have been Writing Horseback, the most frequently asked question I receive has got to be "what are your most memorable horseback rides?" This question is typically followed by "what are your worst horseback rides?" Today I'd like to share my five memorable meals on the trail. In celebrating five [...]

5 Memorable Horseback Rides

2017-06-27T11:44:54+00:00July 9th, 2014|Horse Ranches & Equestrian Centers|

Five years ago this month I launched Writing Horseback - Your Guide to Equestrian Travel Deals and Lodging Reviews. It's been said that when you begin a travel blog you should pick a topic that is passionate to you. Like many young girls, I always dreamed of owning a horse. After owning three Quarter Horses [...]

Parade Horses

2017-06-27T11:44:55+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Equestrian Photography|

Celebrating Parade Horses Happy Independence day America! You can't have a proper Fourth of July celebration without parade horses and rodeo queens.   Parade horses and rodeo queens   Parade horses I remember proudly riding my silver buckskin Quarter Horse, Cricket, in the Fiesta Day Moraga parade in my youth. My [...]