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!

A Celebratory Ride in France

A Celebratory Ride in France

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Castles, Caves, Vineyards, Forests, Medieval Villages and Foie Gras… Since we started Equitours some 35 years ago I have had the wonderful good fortune to do over a hundred rides around the world. My... Read more

The Incredible Tuli Ride Safari

The Incredible Tuli Ride Safari

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…an exceptional experience in every respect…   Transfers As expected, the representative of the ride safari was at the prescribed location next to the Johannesburg Airport information booth at the designated time holding a... Read more

Mountain Riding in Spain

Mountain Riding in Spain

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Riding High In the Sierra Nevadas… Sitting now in my living room in Verona, Wisconsin, it is hard to believe that a week ago I was sleeping in a rustic inn in Trevelez, the... Read more

A History of Horseback Riding in Wyoming

A History of Horseback Riding in Wyoming

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How Horseback Riding shaped Wyoming’s History… Though horses originated in America, there was a 10,000 year hiatus in the history of horses on this continent because it seems that about that long ago Native... Read more

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