Meet a Globetrotter: Mike Barker - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Meet a Globetrotter: Mike Barker

Globetrotters, we’d like to introduce you to Mike Barker, a man whose ‘mid-life gap year’ took him to the Maasai Mara in Kenya to gallop alongside giraffes, get up close and personal with lions and elephants, and most importantly, rekindle his love of horses. After learning to ride as a young man, Mike had been […]

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Feedback on the Shell, Wyoming Ride

Alright, so now that we’ve come down off our warm, fuzzy, feel-good cloud of Globetrotting elation… We NEED to share this most incredible review of our ranch ride in Shell, Wyoming that we received from Amy Van Court, who spent a week blissing out on this holiday last month (June 2019). Off her own bat, […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Susie Edwards

Susie Edwards became a globetrotter at age 53, when her fabulous new life as an independent empty-nester allowed her to spread her wings and live the way she wanted to – which just happened to involve an absolute BINGE of horse riding holidays! With many more to come, read on to learn about Susie’s method […]

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Meet a Globetrotter: Judy Calder

When we received Judy Calder’s feedback on her first ever Globetrotting holiday, the Glenorchy Back Country Ride (which she undertook at age 66!), we knew there was more to be unearthed! So we sent her some questions, and boy are we glad we did. This woman’s lifelong love of horses is truly inspirational, and will […]

Globetrotting horse riding holiday in Sumba, Indonesia

Meet the Globetrotters: Lesley & Jenna

Lesley and Jenna are a mother-daughter Globetrotting force to be reckoned with. Hailing from New Zealand, they have always bonded over a shared love of horses and recently took this passion to the palm-lined beaches of Indonesia on The Sumba Ride. Lesley and Jenna have some truly beautiful stories to share from their lives with […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Kaye Bracken

Kaye Bracken discovered Globetrotting late in life. ‘Just one more trek’, she told herself, but five riding holidays later, she’s showing no signs of slowing down! With the Tassie Tiger Trail, the Grape Horse Adventure, the Glenorchy Back Country Ride and our rides in Japan and Canada under her belt, Kaye is already booked on […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Christine Kerr

I think it’s safe to say that globetrotter Christine Kerr is horse mad! After all, when she married her husband she made it very clear he was marrying both Christine AND her horse. We caught up with Christine to discover what made her take the plunge and start globetrotting. What is your day job? I’m […]

Globetrotting horse riding holiday The Patagonia Trail, Argentina

Meet a Globetrotter: Shanti McIvor

Shanti would probably call it fate, but luck was definitely on her side when she decided to book The Patagonia Trail ride in Argentina. Her incredible experience has made her want to join the Globetrotting team and look into offering horse riding adventures in Australia herself. Her passion is evident in her responses below. What […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Susan Wettenhall

It’s time for you to meet the wonderful Susan Wettenhall, a first-time globetrotter who recently ticked off a very special item on her bucket list… riding in the footsteps of the Man from Snowy River and visiting Craig’s Hut! As Susan describes it, horses are her life, and what better way to enjoy it than […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Bernadette Kelly

Meet children’s author Bernadette Kelly (pictured above), who has the very popular Riding High and Pony Patch series to her name. When she’s not writing, Bernadette loves nothing more than joining us on our horse riding holidays. Read on to learn more about Bernadette and her Globetrotting addiction! What was your first Globetrotting ride? My […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Annie McQualter

We met Annie on our Noosa Bush & Beach ride. This was Annie’s first Globetrotting adventure and I think we may have started something… she is hooked and already planning where she will ride next! We loved getting to know Annie on the ride and think you will to. Have a read and discover why […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Donald Dummer

I think it’s safe to say Donald Dummer is an explorer, an adventurer, and a lover of horse culture. He’s been horse riding in Mongolia not once, but TWICE and each time it keeps getting better. What was your first Globetrotting ride? The Arkhangay horseback trek, Mongolia in July 2012. What made you take the plunge […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Melissa Morrissey

This, globetrotters, is why I LOVE what I do. To be able to bring a smile to someone’s face is quite simply the BEST feeling in the world! Melissa Morrissey had been going through a tough period in her life when she found Globetrotting and booked herself on the Bush & Beach ride in Noosa. […]

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Meet a Globetrotter: Deb Walker

Deb Walker began her Globetrotting career with our coveted Maasai Mara ride in Kenya a couple of years ago. Since that fateful trip, alongside her wingman, husband Noel, they’ve notched up some amazing horse riding holidays. Find out first hand why Deb loves exploring the world from the back of a horse. What was your […]

Globetrotting horse riding holiday Bahia Beach, Brazil

Meet a Globetrotter: Alyssa Brugmann

So one of my all-time favourite beach rides in the world is our Bahia Beach ride in Brazil. And by the sounds of it, globetrotter Alyssa Brugmann agrees with me. She recently returned from this ride and was happy to share her tips for globetrotters looking to sign up for this ride in the future. […]


Meet a Globetrotter: Kim Bourke

Kim Bourke is a repeat offender when it comes to Globetrotting. Since we wrote this Q&A, she has gone on to complete the Noosa Bush & Beach Ride, the Tassie Tiger Trail and the Grape Horse Adventure. Read on to discover how her Globetrotting adventures began – and what kept her coming back for more! […]

Globetrotting horse riding holiday in Mongolia

Meet a Globetrotter: Margaret Mooney

Meet our globetrotter, Margaret Mooney, who has notched up a fair few riding holidays with us. She’s ridden in India, Mongolia, Kenya, Canada, Australia, Argentina and more. Here is her globetrotting tale: How have horses influenced or changed my life… I have been passionate about horses and all things horse related for as long as […]

Globetrotting horse riding holiday in Namibia

Meet a Globetrotter: Lara Peake

For addicted globetrotter, Lara Peake, the bigger the adventure and the larger the culture shock the better. Lara has completed a whole bunch of Globetrotting rides in destinations the world over – read on to find out what keeps her coming back. How have horses influenced or changed your life? Riding has given me the […]

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Meet a Globetrotter: Jos Flint

This is one of my ALL-TIME favourite fairytale Globetrotting stories. Meet Jos Flint, a true-blue Aussie sheila who won a riding holiday to Mongolia a few years ago. Jos, who has a mail run in a remote region of Tassie, had never stepped foot overseas, so her first trip became a 19-day horse riding trek […]

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Meet a Globetrotter: Julie Kerr

We were super fortunate to ride with globetrotter, Julie Kerr, on our guided ride to the Maasai Mara a few years back. You couldn’t wipe the smile of Julie’s face for the entire trip and her laugh is absolutely contagious. This is her Globetrotting story. What is your day job? For the last 17 years […]

Globetrotting horse riding holiday Okavango Delta, Botswana

Meet a Globetrotter: Terry Wightman

Terry Wightman is a globetrotter through and through. Alongside her husband, Kyle, they have completed many of our Australian rides (some a couple of times), our ride in the South Island of New Zealand and travelled to the emerald green water meadows of the Okavango Delta, Botswana. This is her story. What is your day job? I […]