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!

You're Never Too Old!

You’re Never Too Old!

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A Successful First Riding Vacation in Italy Last week I returned from my first riding holiday. We selected the “Tuscan Villages and Vintages” in Italy. The fact that I am 62 years of age... Read more

Exploratory Ride in South and West Iceland

Exploratory Ride in South and West Iceland

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Since Iceland has become such a tourist destination and the riding holidays we offer in South Iceland into the Highlands are so popular, but with mountain hut accommodations where one room sleeps all, we... Read more

The Serengeti by Horseback

The Serengeti by Horseback

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Early in 2018, Mel Fox accompanied a group of Equitours guests on a new riding safari in the Serengeti ecosystem, offered by the same wonderful outfitter who organizes our other rides in Tanzania. Although... Read more

Equitours' Exploratory Ride in Uganda

Equitours’ Exploratory Ride in Uganda

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In February 2018 Mel Fox took a group of Equitours guests on the Nile Safari in Uganda. The outfitters have run this successful business for several years, and this was the first time Equitours... Read more

A Stay at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland

A Stay at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland

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By Tom Yeager The Castle Leslie Estate is comprised of 1,000 acres adjacent to the village of Glaslough in County Monaghan, Ireland. The estate has miles of horse trails and hundreds of cross country... Read more

Riding in Vermont and Canada

Riding in Vermont and Canada

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Vermont and Quebec are not so very far apart, and our two rides in the area share some similarities, but also offer very different experiences. The riding in Vermont on the Sugarbush Tolt Trek... Read more

Diary from the Kilimanjaro Safari

Diary from the Kilimanjaro Safari

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Dreams Coming True in Tanzania Text by Tom Yeager Pictures by Darci Rutherford and Tom Yeager   Friday, June 30th, 2017 Waiting at the airport in Saigon for my flight to Bangkok, Nairobi, and then... Read more

Exploratory Ride and Trek in Uganda

Exploratory Ride and Trek in Uganda

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Based on the enthusiastic recommendation from friends of Equitours, we are eager to check out for ourselves the riding and gorilla trekking in Uganda. We have scheduled an exploratory Nile riding safari with Mel... Read more

The Adventure of Riding in Morocco

The Adventure of Riding in Morocco

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From Travis Brinck, 2017 I thought I would share a few pictures with you of our trip, Horses, Dunes & Nomads in March.  We had spoken with Bayard about this ride before we went,... Read more