Staff Picks: Horse-Inspired Getaways


With COVID-fatigue fully setting in, what better time to daydream of our perfect horsey vacation. Here are some staff favorites found online*. Have favorite spots or experiences of your own? Share them in the comments below!

Florida Dressage Getaway

Two or four night packages offer a wonderful escape to the warmer climates of Florida, 10 minutes from Wellington. Available only during the winter months, this package offers exceptional dressage training for all levels.

4 Day Family Ranch Getaway in Marion, Montana

Joining this ranch vacation in Montana will make you feel the wonder felt by early explorers and mountain men as you take in the spectacular views of the Salish Mountains. You can enjoy riding, roping, skeet shooting, archery, riding lessons, arena games. Join Dream Haven Guest Ranch for horseback adventures and home cooked meals!

Three Park Spectacular in Arizona

The Three Park Spectacular Ride is on the border between Utah and Arizona and covers three of the most famous national parks in the world. This allows you to see parts of the country around the national parks which few tourists ever visit, with guides who have lived and ranched in the area for generations. The camping accommodation is basic, but comfortable with cots provided and atmospheric after long days in the saddle.

3 Day Pack Trip Horseback Riding Holiday in The San Juan Mountains Area, Colorado

If you are looking for the finest horseback adventures anywhere, this horseback riding holidays with Over the Hill Outfitters is for you. You will travel into one of the most spectacular areas of the western United States, deep in the Weminuche Wilderness of the San Juan Mountains. Prepare your equipment and experience this amazing mountain horse riding holiday!

7 Day Custom Family Horse Riding Holiday in Tetonia, Idaho

Spend your days exploring the mountains on horseback while the kids participate in five days of equine camps. It’s a win-win! The kids will be happily participating in an amazing kids camp with local kids from the region that specializes in horsemanship, ranch art, and chores (Yes, they will learn to work!) while you choose your equine vacation that includes trail riding, arena riding, lessons, yoga and meditation for horse riding, Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL), hiking, rafting, and maybe even relaxing in the hammock while gazing at the Teton mountains from one of the most picturesque ranches in the country!

B & B Ranch welcomes riders and equestrians of all ages and skill levels to New York State

With miles and miles of trails, indoor and outdoor arenas, and lots of room to train – there’s plenty to make your stay not only invigorating – but positively rejuvenating. B & B Ranch is home to horses training with some of the top horsemen in Central New York State, and we always have a stable pony waiting for guests from the guest house. All overnight stays include breakfast and unforgettable dinners. Booking of four or more nights will include riding lessons and everything you need to know to take to the trails. At just 3.5 hours from NYC and 4.5 hours from Philadelphia, one of the most visited Equestrian Vacation centers on the East Coast.

*The United States Dressage Federation™ is in no way associated with any of the sites referenced above and this article serves as no endorsement of their business or services. Travelers should always exercise their own due diligence in researching travel packages or destinations to meet their needs.


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