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Horsing Around in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. By Hope S. Philbrick “I can’t ask customers for their butt size,” said the trail guide about halfway through our route to the beach. “So the saddle you’re in is probably a bit too big.” Her words were the best...

Marsh Tacky Heritage Stables

Marsh Tacky, Credit Dwain D. Snyder, Equestrian Images
Raising South Carolina’s state horse. By Hope S. Philbrick The state horse of South Carolina is small but mighty—some might say like the state itself. The horse and the state share a long history. “The Marsh Tacky breed dates back to the 1500s,” says Marion Broach, owner of...

Cowgirls & Cowboys in the West

Cowgirls & Cowboys in the West - Amarillo TX
Horseback riding in Amarillo, Texas. By Hope S. Philbrick When planning my Texas visit, one thing felt like a “must do”: horseback riding. It’s the quintessential Texan experience, right? Ok, so maybe it’s second to eating Tex-Mex. But still. In Amarillo, I booked a ride with Cowgirls...

Mountain Cove Farms

Retreat to Chickamauga, Georgia By Hope S. Philbrick The night skies are dark and silent in Walker County, Georgia. It can be a shock if your eyes are accustomed to city lights and ears used to the constant hum of traffic. This is a peace you can...

Eat & Burn: Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn off the calories. By Hope S. Philbrick EAT When in North Carolina, you can expect to eat local, seasonal fare. And it’s a tasty prospect. Bald Guy Brew 921 Main St Blowing Rock, NC...

Horsing Around in Amelia Island, Florida

By Hope S. Philbrick For my birthday, I planned an escape to one of my favorite places: Amelia Island, Florida. I’m not alone in my adoration of the place: Amelia Island has been named among the Top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s...