How Long Does It Take To Travel By Horse?

In the past, the only way to make a long journey was by horseback. Have you ever wondered- how long does it take to travel by horse?


Horseback Across America

We’ve all seen the famous old west scene- horse and rider traveling days across rolling plains and rocky mountains.

Alex McNeil and Pepper

Alex McNeil and his horse Pepper traveled close to 4,000 miles from southern Oregon to New Hampshire. 

Allen Russel and King Hobby Kono

Allen Russel and his horse took a different route across America. In 1975, the pair started at the Canadian border and crossed down the Continental Divide ...

Move Over Paul Revere

Everyone remembers learning about the famous midnight ride of Paul Revere. However, there was one rider who went faster and farther than the famous man history remembers.

A Slower Trip on the Oregon Trail

One of the most famous journeys taken in American History was those taken on the Oregon Trail.

Modern-Day Long Distance Endurance Riding

Endurance riding has carried on into our modern-day in the form of an organized sport.

Now that you know how long it takes to travel by horse, think you may be ready to take on a long-distance endurance ride? With the right team of experienced trainers and vets helping, this may be a sport you and your horse can take on together!


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