In today’s episode Ute talks to Nicole Heppler who rode solo with her Irish Cob mare Flora through her backyard, the beautiful Emmental in Switzerland. They covered more than 160 km in seven days up and down the mountains. Nicole tells about how she prepared herself and her horse, what challenges they faced and what she liked best about riding solo.
Backyard Adventures – Horse Trekking in Switzerland
A 160km Solo Ride on Horseback
Our Guests today:
Nicole Heppler (Switzerland)
Join our private Equestrian Adventuresses Facebook Group to get in touch with Nicole.
Don’t forget to check out the resources section in this article!
- Getting to know about the Emmental in Switzerland
- How to prepare yourself and your horse for multiple day treks
- How you can go on your own equestrian adventure
Thank you for tuning in and happy trails!
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This is a super valuable travel resource to help you have your personal equestrian adventure abroad.
- Nicole’s Post about her trip
You can find more photos of Nicole’s horse trek in Switzerland in her post in our private Equestrian Adventuresses Facebook Group.
- Check out our packing list, which is inspired by our fellow adventuresses.