Category: Travelogues

Fellow Equestrian Adventuresses share their personal equine adventures all around the world. Read their exciting true stories and be inspired.

Endurance Riding in Chile


Equestrian Adventuress Hebe shares how she found her passion for endurance riding while working in Patagonia, Chile. Near the tip of the continent of South America she developed her new passion and became involved in this great sport! But would she be able to keep up with the Gauchos?

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Riding to the Reindeer Herders in Mongolia

“Four good legs are better than two lousy ones.” When travel author and adventuress Gill was diagnosed with an incapacitating illness, she did the opposite of what most people in her circumstance would do. 30 years ago, she packed her bags and headed out to Mongolia, where horses outnumber people. Her mission? To see the tribes of the last reindeer herders in Mongolia.

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Galloping the Coconut Trail in Brazil

Equestrian Adventuress Hebe explores remote places for horse riding in Brazil. On Boipeba island she discovers a beach perfect for galloping. The only problem was that her riding companions hadn’t been fully honest about their riding skills. This leads to slight chaos when combined with the right (or wrong?) horses. But in the end… well, read yourself and enjoy!

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Horse Riding in Dresses: The Ridgeway Romp

When two adventuresses decided it was a good idea to ride “The Ridgeway” in their ballroom dresses, neither had a clue what they were really in for. “You will die,” their saner friends from home told them. One thing was certain, dead or alive, they would be the best dressed lady’s on horseback for miles!

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Scotland to Cornwall: A 1,000 Mile Journey

When Cathleen decided to travel an entire country on horseback, to follow in the footsteps of her favorite Long Rider’s Guild heroes, she had no idea how to actually do it. Her goal was to travel 1,000 miles from the top of Scotland to her home in Cornwall on horseback. She had no clue what to pack, where she would sleep or how to deal with an emergency? What if her horse wasn’t the right choice? Did she make a big mistake?

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Riding into the Sunset in the African Bush

When Claudia, mother of 4, decided to go on a much-needed R&R retreat away from the family, she found herself in the African bush on the back of a horse witnessing lions, black rhinos and elephants and joining a Superhero team. Now nearly a decade later, she recaptures stories of coming face-to-face with a charging black rhino, the remarkable bravery of the well-trained safari horses and her adventures with her family. A horse riding safari in South Africa had changed her life.

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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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