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Royal Caribbean Horse Carousel at Sea

2017-06-27T11:44:34-07:00Reviews|

You might expect to spot a sea horse in the Caribbean, but would it surprise you to find a wooden horse on board a cruise ship? That's exactly what you'll find on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas, 11 carousel horses to be exact. I boarded this mega ship, holding 5,400 passengers on this particular [...]

Nassau, Bahamas Carriage Ride

2017-06-27T11:44:35-07:00Reviews|

When our cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, pulled into Prince George Wharf in Nassau, Bahamas, I was headed to the Atlantis Resort to explore the beaches of New Providence. Upon my return from Atlantis, I had time to walk the streets of downtown Nassau in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, visit the Nassau Straw [...]

Custom Leather Made in Montana

2018-12-21T05:52:41-07:00Montana, Reviews, The Tack Box|

For those of you who read Writing Horseback regularly, you know that Montana has a special place in my heart. I love the warmth and can-do attitude of the people, especially the cowboys and cowgirls. Being a third-generation California girl, I have no interest in riding out a Montana winter, but I do love the [...]

Book Review: Cowgirl Jumped Over the Moon

2017-06-27T11:44:38-07:00Reviews|

Linda Ballou is a travel writer. She has penned a travel collection in addition to articles for Examiner.com and her blog, http://LindaBallouTalkingtoYou.blogspot.com. She has also written a historical novel, Wainani. The Cowgirl Jumped Over The Moon revolves around the riding world, both jumping and trail riding in the Sierra Nevada, a world that Ballou has [...]

Misty Chincoteague Horse Vacation

2018-12-21T06:25:29-07:00Horse News, Reviews, Virginia|

  With large swathes of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge to roam, catching a glimpse of the fabled wild ponies of Chincoteague up close can be a challenge. Yet, after reading the famous children’s book Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry, seeing these wild ponies up close is what so many young horse lovers dream [...]

Ariat: Fashion Meets Function

2017-06-27T11:44:46-07:00Reviews|

Ariat Riding Jean meets Harley-Davidson. Photo © 2015 Nancy D. Brown   I have a confession to make and it's painful and embarrassing. I used to make fun of those women who wore equestrian riding apparel as a fashion statement. You know who I'm talking about - the pretty girls wearing the tight [...]

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