Winter is the time to ride in East Central Florida!

Winter in Florida means that the bugs, heat and humidity, and daily thunderstorms are gone and crisp, glorious, blue-sky days that are perfect for horseback riding. Because winter is the dry season in Florida, it is the best time to ride in Florida's magnificent wetlands, which are usually too wet for riding the rest of the year. In this article, I describe three of my favorite places to ride which are located east/northeast of Orlando.

Wild Wonderful Wyoming

People are always asking my husband and I "where is the prettiest place that you have ever ridden?" That is such a hard question to answer since we have ridden in so many beautiful places in this country. After riding in 49 states, I can honestly say that Wyoming has some of the most beautiful trails that we have found anywhere.People are always asking my husband and I "where is the prettiest place that you have ever ridden?" That is such a hard question to answer since we...

10 Tips for Horse Riding When It’s Hot

During these hot summer months, it's easy to come up with any excuse to complain or grouch about not wanting to ride. Here in Texas it's not uncommon for summer to carry on all the way to late October. So when it's hot, and I mean really hot, it's often justified to let dust collect on your saddle due to feeling lazy or even exhausted between the heat, humidity, glaring sunlight and grumpy horses.

Trail riding reveals the natural wonders of the Ozarks – Day 2

Viewing the natural wonders off the beaten path in the Ozark National Forest of Northern Arkansas begins with www.trailriding.net and Tall Pine Horse Resort, Norfork, Arkansas, owned by Debra Racheter. This was our second stay at Tall Pine Horse Resort and Debra guided us on ride we won't forget. On this brisk winter morning with temperatures in the 30's there were eight of us preparing for a day in the saddle. The four of us from Oklahoma, Jerry and Donna Perry and Raymond and Pat Dugger had...