Caballadas By Horse: Argentine Holiday Ride Offers Food and Wines

I am on a ride at Caballadas and  momentarily stunned. I find myself on rocky ground tangled in sparse grass, sprawled out between the stones, under thorny scrub trees. But let’s back up. Experienced trail riders know that if you have to go under a thicket of low trees, you should keep your head lower than your horse’s. When I saw the inevitable coming, I tried to flatten to my mount’s neck, but my riding helmet prevented me from doing so. This created a gap at the neck of  my jacket, which was immediately speared by a branch. I figured the best bet was to release the stirrups and roll off. “Are you O.K.?” Santiago cries as he races towards me on his young polo- pony-in-training. He looks concerned, while I manage an embarrassed smile and answer “Yes.” After a short appraisal, [...]

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Cowgirl Magazine: Relief Riders International :Noblesse Oblige or Soul Journey? Published Nov/Dec 2010

When they arrived at the village, there was the sui generis song of children to wash over her and the simple welcome of marigold flower necklaces. And when she looked into the villagers’ expectant faces, the deafening sound of horses hooves on desert clay seemed to be radiating back from their dark eyes. “The Ride” was in her.

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By | 2017-07-11T21:39:12+00:00 January 29th, 2011|Categories: Asia, Destinations, India|Tags: , , |0 Comments

RIDE MAGAZINE: Ride Utah’s Snowbird Wilderness

“My grandfather was a mountain man. He trapped this area and my family always enjoyed the outdoors. I have had horses all of my life.” ~ P.J. Clayton

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By | 2017-07-11T21:39:13+00:00 November 20th, 2010|Categories: Adventure, Destinations, Salt Lake City, See and Do, Tours, United States, Utah|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Riding the El Yunque Jungle trail in Puerto Rico

At a viewpoint looking out to El Yunque we just sat on our horses appreciating the view of the green mountain covered in tropical jungle. Were those the famed indigenous Puerto Rico parrots flying up out of the canopy?

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