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The Healing Power of Horses: From Wheelchair to Riding Horses Again in Poland

California-born Kasia went to Poland to find the horse that would take her to Grand Prix jumping. However, her world almost ended when she was diagnosed with Lupus SLE and Fibromyalgia and she was told she would never ride again. This is the story of how her horses gave her the strength and courage toContinue reading “The Healing Power of Horses: From Wheelchair to Riding Horses Again in Poland”

Meet the Woman Who is Running a Horse Sanctuary in India

Born in a family of wildlife conservationists spanning across India and Africa, Zoha Jung Nambiar started a horse sanctuary in her family’s wildlife resort in southern India. She is involved firsthand in the rescue and rehabilitation of equines who then get to spend the rest of their lives in the sanctuary while she continues herContinue reading “Meet the Woman Who is Running a Horse Sanctuary in India”

Unsupported Horseback Riding in Scotland – Wild Camping & Exploring the Hills and Glens

Claire Alldritt lives in Scotland. There she manages to go out several times a year on trail rides with her two horses. Not only does she go out by herself using one of her horses as a pack horse. But they are both barefoot, ridden bitless and using a treeless saddle. Claire’s dream is toContinue reading “Unsupported Horseback Riding in Scotland – Wild Camping & Exploring the Hills and Glens”

A Yemeni Woman’s Dream to Ride Horses, Travel and Live Life the Way She Wants

One adventuress shares her personal experiences growing up in Yemen, and her experience riding a horse for the first time! She shares the truth of life behind the veil and the hardships of being a woman in an arab culture. Her eye-opening story is both courageous and honest and sure to make readers thankful forContinue reading “A Yemeni Woman’s Dream to Ride Horses, Travel and Live Life the Way She Wants”

Being a “Yard Lass” – Working with Horses in Ireland

When Vermont native Caitlin Boylan graduated college, there were two things she knew she wanted to do: travel and work with horses. The Irish Working Holiday Authorisation provided a perfect way to do both. Here’s Caitlin’s advice for applying online for jobs abroad (hint – have a backup plan), and why you should consider applyingContinue reading “Being a “Yard Lass” – Working with Horses in Ireland”

Living in Her Trailer and Riding Horses Across the USA

Travelling with one or more horses can be a daunting experience that many horse owners’ are curious how to do and make it fun. A fellow Equestrian Adventuress shares with us how she and her partner created a life of travelling with her horses full time! They live in their trailer and go horse ridingContinue reading “Living in Her Trailer and Riding Horses Across the USA”

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 a Criollo Horse in Brazil. 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.

Mongol Derby Interview with Previous Competitors

EQA interviewed several adventuresses who competed in the “World’s Longest and Toughest Horse Race,” the Mongol Derby. They reveal their biggest mistakes and most successful strategies in this grueling race, which takes place over 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian steppes and re-enacts the Genghis Khan messenger “pony express.” You ride semi-wild Mongolian horses and swap horsesContinue reading “Mongol Derby Interview with Previous Competitors”