Horse lovers would enjoy visiting some horse related Tourist destinations that allows them to get a feel for the animals and even ride it. Here is the list of top 10 destinations.
Outer Banks, New Carolina
The beach that stretches between Corolla and Carova is inhabited by Corolla Wild horses that you can get close to touch or even ride. You can also indulge in water sports, hang gliding and dolphin tour on the beaches.
Saratoga Springs, New York
Saratoga Springs is a classic destination during summer for those who love horses and horse racing. Spend the morning among horses at the paddock or watch their morning workouts and the whole family can enjoy horse races just like what you see on TVG shows.
The wildlife refuge and beaches are great places for horse lovers to witness the action at the annual pony swim. The horses are made to swim from the Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island and then sold off through auction.
Florence Junior Para, the oldest junior Rodeo event in America takes place in November. It is an excellent occasion for aspiring cowboys and cowgirls who can participate in the games meant for kids between the 5 to 18 years. The events include breakaway roping, chute dogging, barrel racing and many more items.
Iceland is not all about lagoons and northern lights only, but you can see and ride horses during a trip to the place. Just as you travel to the Ring Road, you could see some of the 80,000 horses of the country and even ride on it.
For a ranch experience laced with luxury, you have to be at the Resort at Paws Up, which is a splendid vacation home. There is also an option of spending time in tents. The resort has an equestrian center and offers an exhaustive program for children.
For getting up close to horses, you have to be at the Kentucky Horse Park which is a great tourist attraction. The International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park is a must-see. You can take a tour on a horse-drawn carriage or ride a pony or even go on a horse trail.
Waimea, Hawaii, The Big Island
The Big Island of Hawaii has a tradition of cowboys or paniolo that dates back to 1832. The paniolo still uses horses, and you can take a scenic ride through the Waipio valley alongside waterfalls and streams.
The famous Lipizanner horses that you find at The Spanish Riding School are one of the greatest attractions in Vienna. The dancing of horses as it participates in various activities will enthrall you.
Jerez de la Frontera is as famous for the Andalusian horses as for its sherry. Take a trip to the place in May to see the finest horses at the Jerez Horse Fair. Round up the trip by visiting the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.
All the destinations are ideal for family travel.