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Kalahari Bush Ride

Kalahari Bush Ride

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Dr. Livingstone, I presume? Tree Lodge was the perfect location to recover from the long haul flight New York to Johannesburg and on to Maun. The charming raised tented cabins surrounded by the bush... Read more

History of Horseback Riding in France

History of Horseback Riding in France

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Of Battles, Horses and Heroes… As the superb cave paintings at Lascaux and elsewhere attest, horses have existed in Western Europe for over 30 millennia and must have provided an important source of food... Read more

Africa Ride and wildlife viewing

Africa Ride: Lake Natron and the Serengeti

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Africa at its Best… Careful not to overtake our leader, we cantered through the long grass towards camp, marked by a line of tents, nestled under spreading acacia trees.The shadows lengthened behind Ol Doinyo... Read more

Family ride in Donegal

Family ride: Destination Donegal

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Of Kids and Connemaras… There were four children in our group of eight, including my 11-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter. I’d been toying with the idea that there must be a fair number of... Read more

A Verdant Welsh Mountain Ride

A Verdant Welsh Mountain Ride

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So Green were the Valleys… After riding numerous times over the years in Ireland, I decided it was time to check out the Welsh Mountain Trails ride in that oldest Celtic part of Great... Read more

Galavanting around Castile, Spain

Galavanting around Castile, Spain

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An Exploratory Riding Vacation in Spain…   One of the greatest perks of being a ride consultant at Equitours is being able to travel, actually experience our rides first hand, meet and develop friendships... Read more

Majestic Mountains and Monarchs Ride in Mexico

Majestic Mountains and Monarchs Ride in Mexico

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Mexico’s Majestic Peaks… After doing more than 100 horseback rides in foreign lands over the last 40 years, I never cease to be surprised and delighted by the tremendous diversity of opportunity available around... Read more

Namibia Desert Safari: Ride to the Sea

Namibia Desert Safari: Ride to the Sea

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A Phenomenal Desert Horse Riding Adventure… There is something so compelling about riding a sleek horse across the wide-open expanses of a desert landscape. This desert horse safari, which crosses one of the earth’s... Read more