Welcome to the Equitours online magazine. From the trip reviews and videos to helpful tips for your journey and equestrian news we hope this is a great resource as you decide which horse riding vacation is the perfect match for you. If you would like to add a ride review or videos from your trip we would love to hear from you. Happy trails!

Tanzania Safaris and Gorilla trek, 2016

Tanzania Safaris and Gorilla trek, 2016

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Mel Fox has recently returned from  the Kilimanjaro ride in Tanzania, followed by gorilla trekking in Rwanda and a stay in the Serengeti to witness the wildebeest calving. The ride around the base of... Read more

The Return to Tanzania

The Return to Tanzania

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Upon the conclusion of his second ride in Tanzania, George Richardson describes his appreciation for the experience. For more on this incredible trip, please see Mel Fox’s photo slideshow. Having so thoroughly enjoyed the Lake Natron... Read more

Introducing the Clew Bay Trail

Introducing the Clew Bay Trail

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A new riding vacation in Ireland… Ireland has always been a special place to me, and one of the most popular destinations that we offer. There’s something about the place where riding and horses are such... Read more

California Rider on the trails of New Zealand

California Rider on the trails of New Zealand

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Equitours client Nichole Bhathal is active in the dressage scene in Orange County, California, and had a wonderful experience riding in the forests and on the farmlands and beaches of New Zealand. She recounts her... Read more

Home at Horizon Ranch, South Africa

Home at Horizon Ranch, South Africa

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I had arrived at Horizon Ranch in the evening when it was already dark, and although I was instantly charmed by the comfort and attention to detail (petals on the bed!) in my rondavel,... Read more

Riding in the Tuli Block, Botswana

Riding in the Tuli Block, Botswana

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The starting point for the Tuli Safari is right over Botswana’s border with South Africa, in the extreme east of the country, on the banks of the Limpopo River. The riverbeds were dry while... Read more

Highlights from the Okavango Delta

Highlights from the Okavango Delta

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Flying in on a helicopter it’s easy to see where the Okavango Delta begins, a startling oasis of green surrounded by stark desert. As we entered the delta from Maun, the pilot pointed out... Read more

Riding on the moors

Discover Cornwall: The Gateway to Bodmin Moor

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Riding the moors of England Monday’s trail along the wooded valleys of the Camel Trail to Hellandbridge and beyond was simply magical. Clouds were still rolling in and out but the secluded valley and... Read more

Living The Dream

Living The Dream

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Bayard Fox, founder of Equitours and Bitterroot Ranch, has ridden horses all his life and now runs a variety of unique riding adventure holidays, everywhere from Kenya to Mongolia via Wyoming From my ranch... Read more