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!Continue reading “Regaining My Confidence by Riding a Mule in Germany”
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.Continue reading “Volunteering as a Flying Horse Groom”
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 horse riding essentials packing list will prepare you perfectly for your next big ride and equine adventures.
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.Continue reading “EQA Interview with Julie Veloo on Learning to Ride in Mongolia”
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.Continue reading “Ponies in Paradise – The Life of a Carriage Horse on the Gili Islands”
Adventuresses Founder, Krystal Kelly shares her story of the first time she traveled to Bhutan to start the first horse riding program in the entire country and how she made a special wish which came true five years later!Continue reading “Making Wishes in the Land of the Wind Horse and Thunder Dragon”