Travel

Spruced Up—Calgary, Canada

The city of Calgary, a providence of Alberta, right near the Canadian Rockies, is one of the largest metropolitan cities in Canada. Exploring the city may seem overwhelming at times, however there are many hidden and not so hidden gems that cannot be missed. Though the skyscrapers may give off a business-oriented feel, there are many multicultural districts in Calgary….

Wash Ashore on Martha’s Vineyard

Summertime on Martha’s Vineyard is the season of washashores, or seasonal visitors to the island as local residents call them, arriving to take over this small, 20-mile-long block of land off of the coast of Massachusetts. From June to September, the Vineyard becomes bustling with tourists and vacationers returning to their summer homes to soak up the sun and escape the mainland.

Ribeyes, Reubens, and Riding—Omaha, NE

Known as the “Gateway to the West,” Omaha, NE, offers more than just steak and insurance. A major metropolis set within the Cornhusker State, this year marks the first time in history that it will be home to the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping & FEI World Cup Dressage Finals.

Let’s Go to the Fair!—Deerfield, NH

It’s no secret that New Hampshire is the place to be in the autumn—the swarms of leaf peepers tell us that— but there is more to the small state than just pretty trees and lake houses. Every year at the end of September, New Hampshirites flock to the tiny town of Deerfield for their share of greasy food, livestock, and festivities. Dubbed New England’s oldest family fair, the Deerfield…

South of the Border—Head to Rio de Janeiro

Photo: Raphael Macek Photography As if sun, sand, and surf weren’t reason enough to travel down south to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the city is hosting the 2016 Olympic Games this month (yes, ponies included!).  Held August 5-21, Rio’s Olympics are sure to make a splash. Equestrian enthusiasts can watch their favorite athletes (human and horse!) just a short ride from the main action. Make sure to take public…

Aiken, South Carolina

  If you’ve always dreamed of vacationing somewhere where you’re surrounded by your fellow equestrians, and even better—a place to bring your horse with you—Aiken, SC, is the place to go. Boyd and Silva Martin, Phillip Dutton, and Kim Severson are all world renowned riders, to name a few, who own winter training facilities in this small equestrian mecca. “If…