Number 5: Aiken, SC
One of the major hubs of eventing, Aiken is the winter home to many of the best riders in the discipline. I would love to get time to lesson with the best!
|Photo of Paradise Farms in Aiken|
Ireland is famous for insane foxhunting. Like really insane. I would love to take a ride with some of the most fearless horses and riders in the world.
|Photo from FoxhuntingIreland.com|
Badminton is a fantastic 4 Star course in London, England. It's beautiful and a classic venue. There are also plenty of historic places to visit, equestrian or otherwise.
|Photo from Badminton-Horse.co.uk|
Both cities in Florida are incredible for the hunter jumper scene, especially in winter, when many people "migrate" to warmer weather.
|Photo from HitsShows.com|
Rolex is the place to go if you have a desire to visit someplace "horsey." It's beautiful, competitive, and the riders will inspire you. The trade fair is also full of things you'll want to buy, from trinkets to high-end saddles.
|Photo from RK3DE.com|