Tag: South Africa

The Equestrian Adventuresses community shares stories and information about horseback riding, equine culture and equestrian programs in South Africa, Africa. It’s famous for its Wild Coast and the Big 5 safaris. Find out yourself!

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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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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