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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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Name of breed: Carolina Marsh Tacky (also known as Marsh Tacky) Country of origin: USA Breed origin: The Carolina Marsh Tack, or Marsh Tacky as it is also known, is a rare breed of horse, native to South Carolina. They developed from Spanish horses brought to the South Carolina coast by Spanish explorers, settlers and […]

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I had been keeping an eye on Carolyn’s Instagram account for a while and as she kept posting the most brilliant photographs of her globetrotting adventure through Argentina on The Patagonia Trail, I just knew I needed to introduce her to you. So my wonderful tribe of globetrotters, here’s Carolyn’s story about how horses have […]

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If you have been lucky enough to join us on a globetrotting adventure anywhere in the world, you would know that following your holiday we ask globetrotters to fill out a feedback form to share with us any comments or recommendations about your experience. Well, when we received Margie Baldock’s form about her time in […]

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Dana and Alice Kerns, along with their sons, run the Big Horn Cattle Drive in Wyoming. But it’s not just a commercial venture for them, it’s their way of life. This duo live and breath cattle, their family having started grazing cows back in 1887. Find out more about Dana, Alice and the incredible riding […]

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There’s something about a grey horse that just pulls me right in. One glimpse and I am a total goner, a love struck teenager again – does this happen to you too? If so, you are going to fall head over heels in love with Alice from Jesters Flat, who can be found on our […]

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Globetrotting is thrilled to welcome Paul Brennan and Fiona Flugge on board as guides for our wonderful horse riding holiday known as the Margaret River Ride. A region synonymous with white sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and rows upon rows of vineyards, Paul and Fiona, together with the team at Jesters Flat, provide one […]

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On the second day of her globetrotting adventure on the Tassie Tiger Trail, Laura White discovered something – her eyes had been opened wide to the incredible world of travel on horseback…and this was just her second day! And her story just gets better. That same day (day two of her first globetrotting ride), she […]

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Covo is a little pocket rocket Sandalwood horse on our world exclusive Pasola Ride on the Indonesian island of Sumba. With a fantastic personality (there’s some sticking out of his tongue involved) and an intriguing political backstory, it’s easy to see why guests at Nihiwatu resort fall in love with this gorgeous little gelding. Name […]

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In the Soma district of Fukushima Prefecture, a famous horse-breeding region in Japan, a festive event called Soma Nomaoi has been held since ancient times. Said to have its origins in the early 10th century when samurai warriors secretly commenced their military exercises, this festival is held across four days each year from July 22 […]

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