Tag: Africa

In Africa you can find unique horse riding adventures! Big-5 safaris, gallops through the desert and stunning landscapes like the Wild Coast are just a few examples. This page lists all our articles about Africa. We hope with the that information, you’ll find inspiration and the resources to plan your next horse riding adventure in Africa. Our fellow horse enthusiasts in the Equestrian Adventuresses community share stories and provide information about horseback riding, equine culture and equestrian programs on the world’s second largest continent. Explore the cradle of humankind – on horseback!

Furthermore, to find places to ride horses in Africa, we recommend to have a look through our catalog “Horse Riding in Every Country.” It features horse riding tours and stables in 34 African countries. So you have loads of options to choose from to find the perfect adventure! Overall, you can choose between more than 180 countries worldwide. Spread out in these countries, you’ll find over 400 listings. Download our free catalog today! And embark upon a journey of a lifetime.

Guided by Saharan Stars -Two Sisters Reconnected Through Horse Riding in Morocco

2020 is the year when two sisters had the opportunity to take part in an adventure that would reunite both of them after 10 years of living in different countries. Being half-sisters, one of them grew up in England while the other was in Morocco. Therefore, they had different education, culture, hobbies, etc. It was important for them and their dad to find a nice way to reconnect. And there it was: the perfect opportunity to go horse riding in Morocco.

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EQA Podcast Ep 15 Race the Wild Coast South Africa & the Mongol Derby

Fellow adventuress, Sarah, shares her experiences riding in the Mongol Derby and the challenges and difficulties she faced. She also shares her remarkable stories of competing in the inaugural race across the wild south african horse over 350 kilometers with a team of 3 endurance horses. You’ll learn what it’s like swimming with horses, riding alongside dangerous cliffs and what it takes to tackle some of the most challenging horse races in the world.

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EQA Podcast Ep 14 Kenya on Horseback & Growing up as an Expat

We interview Susannah from Denmark who grew up as an expat in multiple countries. Her childhood love of Kenya and learning to ride horses in exotic countries never diminished as she grew older and moved to the USA. She pursued a career as an equestrian writer and novelist and shares her advice as a writer. She also shares how she dealt with the death of a loved one by traveling to Kenya on an african horse safari. For all the solo traveling women who’ve faced difficulties head on, this motivational and inspirational episode will warm the heart.

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EQA Podcast Ep 13 Bosnia, Egypt & South Africa

In today’s episode we talk to Jane from the UK about her trips to various countries on horse riding tours. She shares her best and worst experiences and also gives lots of advice and helpful information for listeners to get started on traveling abroad on horse riding holidays. She also shares about her visit to Egypt and how listeners can help rescue horses in need in Cairo.

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The Equine Behavioral Science Institute – Understanding Horses and Making a Difference

As you know, our mission at Equestrian Adventuresses is “to empower women around the world to pursue their passion for adventure with horses.” This works in two ways: On one hand, we are delivering you, fellow adventuresses, inspiring stories of women who live their dream. On the other hand, we give those women a channel to spread their knowledge and information. This time, we are talking to Valentina who is the founder of a research institute for equine behavior. Her goal is to bridge the gap between scientific research and everyday horse management. By understanding horses and their language, she believes you can make a big difference. We are proud to present to you: Valentina Kupresan, founder of the “Equine Behavioral Science Institute.”

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Horse Riding in Egypt and Reigniting an Old Flame

One adventuress shares how after 12 years out of the saddle she found her passion for horses once again… in Egypt of all places! She signed herself and her husband up for a horse riding holiday in Egypt and started taking riding lessons to prepare for the upcoming horseback adventure. Follow along on their journey to the land of pyramids and pharaohs as they explore the ancient culture from between the horse’s ears.

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A Lion’s Roar to the Rhythm of Hoof Beats: Volunteering at a Horse Safari in Zimbabwe

Janine Zuerker lives in Germany and grew up with horses, riding and horse vaulting. However, since a kid she had always longed to work in the African bush with horses and wildlife. It took her a long time of research to find the perfect place, but once she found it, everything was settled quite quickly. She could take unpaid leave from her work and stepped into the plane towards Africa. She faces the unknown horse adventure that was waiting for her as volunteer for a horse safari in Zimbabwe in a private game reserve.

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Horse Trekking in Lesotho – An Insider Tip For Adventuresses

When Uta was traveling in Africa she heard about horse trekking in Lesotho. Of course, she put it immediately on her bucket list! After years of waiting for the right moment, she finally makes the leap and travels to Lesotho to ride. Uta shares with us the story about her adventures there. And what an incredible way riding horses in Lesotho is to discover the country and its people!

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A Woman’s Life Running a Horse Riding Safari in Kenya

British-born Felicia and her Kenyan husband Gordie run Safaris Unlimited, an extraordinary horseback safari among the wildlife of the Masai Mara in Kenya. We catch up with Felicia, a brilliant equestrian, inventive chef and a mother of two toddlers to get an insight into her incredible life doing what she loves: Horse Riding in Kenya’s wilderness.

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