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EQA Podcast Ep 5 USA

One adventuresses journey with her two horses exploring the wide open spaces of the United States of America! She left everything behind to take up this grand adventure with her partner riding and climbing around the USA over a year ago with no plans of stopping. She has explored places such as Arizona, Utah, Wyoming and more and gives excellent advice, tips and stories to entertain and inform. Listen up!

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First Woman to Win the Marcha in Brazil – A 750km Race on Criollo Horses

We interviewed two Equestrian Adventuresses about the “Marcha da Resistência” on Criollo Horses in Brazil. So, here’s what they revealed about one of the longest distance horse endurance races in the world, 750 kilometers in all weather conditions over 15 days. We speak to Adriana Pires Neves who is a veterinarian competing in the Marcha for the second time this year, and Xaiani Aguerre, a 16 year old horse-lover and the FIRST woman to EVER win the Marcha in Brazil!

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My 500km Bareback Ride Across Rajasthan

One morning in 2015 Charlotte woke up with an idea: Why not try something new in India from “the lake city” Udaipur to the holy city of Pushkar? What about riding a beautiful Marwari horse for 500km bareback across Rajasthan? That sounds just about adventurous enough! Did Charlotte have the time of her life or the worst chafing ever seen by mankind? Just continue reading…

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Following in the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

Adventuress Jess embarks on a journey to follow the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia. She not only falls in love with the sight of Petra, but also with the unique landscape of Wadi Rum and the outstanding hospitality of the Bedouins there. She shares why horse riding in Jordan is a must for any horse rider’s bucket list. Especially since riding Arabian horses in the environment they are bred for is a unique and exhilarating experience.

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The Horseback Riding Book List – 44 Inspirational Horse Adventure Books

We asked adventuresses in our Facebook Group to list their favorite horse related books and this is what they came up with: 44 must-read inspirational horse adventure books! If you’re looking for ideas for your next horse adventure or long distance horse riding trip, you’ve come to the right place! This is the Ultimate Travel & Horseback Riding Books List – a guide to great adventure!

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1000km across South America on Horseback with Toddlers

Two kids under the age of three didn’t stop Angelika and Mo from planning their dream trek through Patagonia, South America on horseback. “The only thing our kids miss out on in comparison to other kids is their time sitting on a couch and watching TV.”

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EQA Podcast Ep 4 France

Today’s episode features Ruth from the U.K. and her amazing story about riding a year through France on her own horse. Fed up with trotting “around the block” in England and inspired by the Wild West in America, she decided to take a leap and bring her own horse to France. At the age of 67 she embarks on an adventure with an open end and lots of little mishaps. But most importantly she did what she always wanted to do.

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Riding to the Eagle Hunters in Mongolia

When one adventuress traveled to Mongolia, she did the opposite of what most “tourists” do. She bought her own horse and set off into the horizon with her own camel and dog to tag along on the adventure. She spent four months among the eagle hunters of Mongolia and her life would never be the same again…

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The Fell Rider: Trekking England’s Last Wilderness

Clare Dyson was twelve when she started using ordnance survey maps to plan her rides, fantasizing about a bigger quest. More than twenty years later, with a tent, a collie and an untrained Fell Pony, she set out for the mountains of the Lake District National Park. Finally she could make her childhood dream of horse trekking in the Lake District come true.

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What Makes a Good Horse a Great Horse?

In the film “National Velvet” the leading lady, Elizabeth Taylor, was convinced her horse “The Pie” had “greatness in him.” No one else believed her. But her love for The Pie eventually took them to the Grand National… and well, we all know how that movie goes! This week at EQA HQ we decided to search amongst our adventuresses to find out what makes a good horse a great horse! As a result, fellow Adventuress Manuela from Chile shared with us her take on “The Pie’s” of the world.

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