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When we received Shaunna Kelly’s feedback form after she completed the Glenorchy Back Country Ride earlier this year, she had so many wonderful things to say that we thought it would be best if we just shared the form in its entirety with you! After all, there’s nothing better than hearing and learning about a […]

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If you missed Part One of Stacey’s globetrotting adventure through Mongolia please click here. Now we pick up on Day Eleven. Settle in for another wonderful ride globetrotters… DAY ELEVEN Today turned into a massive riding day. As breakfast we were told our ride to see the Tsaatan would be around three hours. After eight hours of […]

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Globetrotters you are in for a treat. One of our prolific globetrotters, Stacey West, completed the nineteen-day Mongolian horse riding holiday last year and has kindly offered to share her journal of each day with us. And my oh my is it an interesting read! Thoughtful cultural remarks, humorous anecdotes and brilliant descriptions, reading through […]

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Nan Jeanne Aspinwall Gable Lambell was the first woman to ride on horseback across America alone. She rode from San Francisco to New York, covering 4496 miles and 180 days in the saddle, all in the name of a bet made with Buffalo Bill, whose Wild West show she performed in with her husband. Her […]

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Name of breed: Sandalwood Pony Country of origin: Indonesia Breed origin: The Sandalwood Pony developed on the Indonesian islands of Sumba and Sumbawa. It is named after one of the country’s major exports, Sandalwood trees. Not much is known about the history of the breed, but it is believed that Arabians and Barbs contributed to […]

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She might be a late starter when it comes to the horse riding world, but Oi Yee has well and truly made up for it! Since the very first time her backside touched a saddle Oi Yee has refused to get off, and joined us on her debut globetrotting adventure on the Howqua River Ride. […]

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The festivals celebrated in Japan have a unique cultural significance and are a feast for the eyes. The colours, the ceremonial dresses, the details, they are all quite extraordinary! Held on the second Saturday in June, the Chagu Chagu horse festival sees some 100 horses, fitted with brightly coloured harnesses and lots, I mean LOTS […]

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Name of breed: Mangalarga Marchador Country of origin: Brazil Breed origin: Mangalarga Marchadors are an Iberian breed of horse that descended from Lusitano stallions and Barb mares. The Baron of Alfenas began breeding his imported Lusitano to the mares on his farm (primarily Barbs) which resulted in a smooth-gaited, attractive horse which the baron called […]

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Feel like driving, or should I say riding, your very own Batmobile? Well you can on our Bahia Beach Ride in Brazil if you’re lucky enough to be given the beautiful Batman to ride! Batman is a superstar guest horse who is jet black in colour and as tough as old nails – a very […]

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Alexander the Great is arguably the greatest military conqueror the world has ever seen. But in addition to this, he was apparently the world’s first horse whisperer! Bucephalus, the horse Alexander rode for thousands of miles and through many battles to create his mighty empire, did not have the best of beginnings. Legend has it […]

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