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!

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

Horses, Dunes and Nomads in Morocco, 2015

Horses, Dunes and Nomads in Morocco, 2015

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Following Mel and Bayard Fox’s participation on the Horses, Dunes and Nomads ride in Morocco in March, they put together the following photo slideshow. Enjoy! **Please note that the permanent tented camp is no longer used... 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

Riding through Portugal

Riding through Portugal

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Sampling Lusitano horseback riding… My week in experiencing riding vacations in Portugal was split between our host south of Lisbon and the other farther north. It began at the international airport in Lisbon as... Read more

A Glimpse of Sardinia

A Glimpse of Sardinia

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Riding and Exploring during this unique riding vacation in Italy   I was struck by the charm of the inn the moment I stepped from the car near Abbessanta, Sardinia. Granted, my lack of... Read more

Escape to Costa Rica

Escape to Costa Rica

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Beach and Jungle Riding… Ever since my first trip to Costa Rica in 2004 I have wanted to return and find another ride itinerary that called to me. We receive itinerary proposals from new... Read more

Exploring Iceland on Horseback

Exploring Iceland on Horseback

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Not for the faint of heart…. Icelandic legend spins the tragic, true tale of falsely accused folk hero Fjalla-Eyvindur and his wife Halla. Exiled in the inhospitable highlands with little food and no shelter,... Read more