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How Endurance Riding Healed Me

An Equestrian Adventuress found inner healing with horses and gained confidence to explore the world and move to Spain. It all started with endurance riding.

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Discover a Natural Horsemanship Center in India Created by a Woman

When Charlotte moved to India, she rescued a Marwari horse that would catapult her life onto a newfound path. She would go on to introduce bitless riding at competitions and educate people about horse welfare in India. This finally led to one of the first natural horsemanship programs in India.

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EQA Interview with Dr. Kate Vigurs on Performing Historical Re-enactments on Horseback

A woman appears on a sleek, bay thoroughbred. She is dressed in traditional Victorian clothes and sits side saddle, her dress flowing neatly down her horse’s left side. She turns to the crowd of watchful eyes and begins her story. In the distance, the large stately home serves as the backdrop…

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Life as a Gaucha

When Aussie girl Hebe decided to move to Chile to volunteer and live the life of a Gaucha, she had no idea what she had signed up for. Apart from the daily chores of her new Gaucha life she also had some great adventures; including her own “Man from Snowy River” moment galloping headlong down a steep and rocky mountain.

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Regaining My Confidence by Riding a Mule in Germany

Over many years Sari’s confidence slowly diminished until a bolting mule took what was left of it away. She was terrified of riding a mule when she got invited to attend a mule gathering in Germany. Sari had a million reasons why she couldn’t (and shouldn’t) go, but that didn’t stop her! She knew: The only real challenges she had to overcome were the ones in her head!

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Volunteering as a Flying Horse Groom

Transporting horses by plane: One Adventuress shares her experiences volunteering as a flying horse groom. Her job is to travel the world and accompany horses on their flights.

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Essential Packing List For Your Next Equine Adventure

40+ Travel “Must-Haves” recommended by Adventuresses around the World! They shared their knowledge and experience to create a unique horse riding gear list for your long distance horse travels! Our ultimate Packing List for Equine Adventures will prepare you perfectly for your next big ride.

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EQA Interview with Julie Veloo on Learning to Ride in Mongolia

Julie shares her experience learning to ride in Mongolia at the age of 50. Not only did she find a new passion, but also a new mission in life. Consequently she went on to become the VP of a Charity helping Mongolian kids and created the Gobi Gallop.

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Ponies in Paradise – The Life of a Carriage Horse on the Gili Islands

The crystal blue ocean sparkles under the hot midday sun. As the boat slowly docks. My excitement builds as I step onto the island of Gili Air for the first time. I swing my backpack over my shoulder and am herded onto the dock with the other tourists. Waiting there is a line of ponies and carts ready to take us to our hotels in this little paradise. A beautifully coloured horse carriage and a cute pony catch my attention first on the Gili Islands. But as I move closer I see that the ponies are tiny, no more than 12hh. Each of them is attached to their carts with ill-fitting, sharp straps. Life is not a beach for the ponies of the Gili Islands.

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