Tag Archives: travel and trail riding
Want to go horseback riding in Myrtle Beach? When I pre-arranged a ride at Wampee Riding Stables in North Myrtle Beach, the treat-excitable Sadie was saddled and waiting for me. I love mares, especially the boss. Sadie, who’s lived at Wampee most of her life, is head of the 20-horse herd and she knows her way around the trail. She’s an easy ride and smooth trot through the paths mowed through this family-owned property.
It’s busy out here – especially after sunset – but this morning at the crack of dawn when my ride starts, the desert is inhabited by harmless birds of no interest to horses.
The night Little Dipper was born, his namesake constellation shone brightest in the sky. Or that’s the story my guide tells me as I ride the peppy eleven-year-old Arabian known as Little Dipper, or Dip to his friends. Really, his mother was named Star, and the stable wanted to keep the constellation theme. His lineage […]
Last year at this time, I was thinking about the next year and all the places I’d like to ride. This year, I’m reflecting on the past 12 months and all the fun I’d already had. Here’s a list of the top six pics I loved from last year. Some are because I love the […]
For anyone interested, here’s the annual review for http://www.horsetrotting.net. There’s some interesting information including the fact 2000 people viewed the blog last year (great) and the most were from the U.S. (hmm) with Canada and Brazil (really?) close seconds. Does Brazil love horses? Maybe. I’ll be checking that out. In the meantime, I will continue […]