Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon

March 31, 2015

Coming April 25, 2015. It’s not just about the horses! The Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon is a great way to kick-off this famous thoroughbred horse race. Both the marathon and the half marathon start on Main Street in downtown Louisville and head through the main gates of Churchill Downs (yes, the historic race […]

World’s Oldest Rodeo, Prescott, Arizona

March 26, 2015

Coming June 29, 2015. Yee haw! Head to Prescott, Arizona for the World’s Oldest Rodeo this summer. Started on July 4, 1888 as a “cowboy tournament”, offering cash prizes, this rodeo has grown to consist of eight performances, a parade in downtown Prescott, a rodeo dance and more. With a pot of over $230,000 in […]

Horse Adventure Retreat by Women’s Quest

March 26, 2015

Coming August 10, 2015. Howdy, partner! Women’s Quest has a 5-day Horse Adventure Retreat in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Start your day off with yoga, then hit the trails with your horse in small groups divided by experience levels. Enjoy delicious home-cooked meals and rest your weary bones in the comfort of a […]

John Muir Way, Scotland

March 16, 2015

A long distance route worthy of its namesake. The John Muir Way travels 134 miles from Dunbar (his birthplace) along the Scottish coast to the waterfront town of Helensburgh. By foot, expect about a 7-10 day journey and by bike, expect a 3-5 day trek over easy to moderate terrain. Savor the Scottish countryside with […]

Travaasa Austin

March 16, 2015

YeeHaw! Head to the Travaasa Austin for an active TrailblazerGirl getaway! Dive in to plenty of outdoor activities like horseback riding, geocaching, archery, hiking, yoga, an on-site challenge course, pump bike track (biking without pedaling!), and it wouldn’t be Texas without a mechanical bull workout! You won’t be roughing it with luxury accommodations in this beautiful […]

Women’s Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Event, Triple Creek Ranch

January 23, 2015

Coming May 7, 2015. Saddle up cow-girls! Head to Triple Creek Ranch in western Montana for their Women’s Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Event this spring. Enjoy gourmet meals and stay in luxurious accommodations, some with log post beds, wood-burning fireplaces, private outdoor hot tubs, and floor to ceiling windows, highlighting the beautiful mountain scenery. When you’re […]

Triangle X Ranch, Wyoming

October 16, 2014

Howdy partner! Head to the Cowboy State for a stay at the Triangle X Ranch, the National Park System’s only dude ranch. Located in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, an all-inclusive holiday at the ranch includes lodging in one of their 20 rustic log cabins, hearty ranch cuisine, western style cookouts, horseback riding, and all […]

Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

October 7, 2014

Find luxury and adventure in a restored ghost town. Dunton Hot Springs, located in the Colorado Rockies, is a year-round destination. Accommodations include log cabins complete with all the modern amenities and luxury tents with en-suite bathrooms. As the name implies, there are natural hot springs on property where you can soak your weary muscles […]

Appalachian Inn-to-Inn Ride by Hidden Trails, Quebec

September 16, 2014

Coming September 20, 2014. The perfect time of year to enjoy the fall colors in Quebec. And what better way to explore nature’s gorgeous color than on horseback with Hidden Trails’ Appalachian Inn-to-Inn Ride. TrailblazerGirl riders will revel in this trail riding adventure on a Black Canadian, Appaloosa or Quarter horse with 5-7 hours of riding […]

Horsemanship – Klicks For Chicks Event, Triple Creek Ranch

August 13, 2014

Coming October 9, 2014. Calling all cowgirls for a fun long weekend! Our friends at the Triple Creek Ranch describe this adventure as an… “all-women’s ride for ‘chicks’ only. While traveling companions are welcome to the many exciting activities and luxurious accommodations Triple Creek Ranch has to offer; cowgirls will venture into deep canyons, over […]

Nomads Tours & Expeditions’ Mongol Warriors Training

May 27, 2014

Coming June 2, and August 25, 2014. You too can be a fierce warrior…with Nomads Tours and Expeditions’ Mongol Warriors Training. This unique 9-day trip to Mongolia includes staying at Nomads’ ger camp (traditional round shaped dwelling), theory and practical lessons to become a warrior, archery and horse riding classes, cooking special Mongolian meals, visiting […]

American Discovery Trail

May 15, 2014

One of the longest, long-distance trails in the world. The American Discovery Trail is a coast-to-coast trail about 6,800 miles long and passes through the District of Columbia and 15 states, 14 national parks and 16 national forests. You can hike, run, bike, and even ride a horse along the route. Completion times vary depending […]

Chincoteague Annual Pony Swim

May 2, 2014

Coming July 30, 2014. For an event that’s a little out of the ordinary, check out the Chincoteague Annual Pony Swim. About 150 wild Chinocotegue Ponies (AKA Assateague Horses) and their foals are rounded up by “Saltwater Cowboys” to swim across the Assateague Channel to Chincoteague Island, off the coast of Maryland and Virginia. After a […]

Cowgirl Spring Roundup at The Resort at Paws Up

March 7, 2014

Coming April 24, 2014. Saddle up TrailblazerGirl cowgirls! The Resort at Paws Up is offering a Cowgirl Spring Roundup next month. This luxury ranch resort in Montana is a 37,000-acre authentic working cattle ranch with lodging choices from posh vacation homes to glamping at its finest. In conjunction with the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall […]

Roeckl Solar Tan Thru Riding Gloves

June 26, 2013

Ideal for the summer! The Solar Tan Thru Riding Gloves by Roeckl are designed out of a special material that allows the sun’s rays to penetrate the glove but protects your skin from harmful UV-rays. The palm of the glove is made from MicroAIR, Roeckl’s exclusive thin, perforated material that grants maximum airflow and breathability. […]

Western States Trail Foundation’s Tevis Cup

June 26, 2013

Coming July 20, 2013. The Western States Trail Foundation’s Tevis Cup is the oldest modern day equestrian endurance ride consisting of a 100-mile course to be completed within a 24-hour limit. The ride starts in Placer County, California and passes along narrow mountain trails through remote and rugged wilderness territory with approximately 19,000 feet of […]

Equestrian Helmet Covers by Helmet Covers ETC

May 13, 2013

Another way to look stylish on your horse. Helmet Covers ETC has a huge selection of helmet covers for English and Western riding helmets (which of course you wear to protect your beautiful brain!). Made out of a stretchy fabric to fit all sizes, you can select a print, solid, or even customize it with […]

Horse Adventure Retreat by Women’s Quest

May 13, 2013

Coming August 12, 2013. Howdy TrailblazerGirl cowgirls! Women’s Quest is offering their Horse Adventure Retreat this summer in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. You’ll have 5 days of horseback riding through the trails of Roosevelt National Forest, riding lessons in the indoor and outdoor arenas, yoga, hiking, swimming in the indoor pool, relaxing in the […]

Horseback Riding in Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice by AdventureWomen

May 3, 2013

Coming August 9, 2013. For a truly unique experience, join our friends at AdventureWomen for their Horseback Riding in Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice tour. With 6 days of horseback riding on Icelandic horses, sure-footed, small horses with an ambling gait known as the tölt, you’ll travel through a wide range of beautiful […]