In 2013, Krystal was invited to develop the only horse riding program in Bhutan. Teaching the locals how to saddle, bridle and ride the sturdy mountain ponies.
Back in 2012, I was dying to go to India. I wanted to travel the world. I wanted to go somewhere unique and see a culture and place that was so far and different from America that it could only belong to a mystical land. And no other country is as different than California than INDIA!… Continue reading Working in India with Horses
I was working at a Show Jumping Stables in 2015 in Cairo, Egypt for the second time when I got drafted by a fellow American Expat to come and watch a local polo match. Little did I know, that the owner of the polo club would have a pony ready and waiting for me to… Continue reading How Polo Found Me in Egypt
Semi-Wild Mongolian Horses, the Empty steppes...and me. “Khorton muur un mara bon.” I look the Mongolian man directly in his eyes as the words escape my lips. The only words I could speak in Mongolian translated to: “Give me your fastest horse please.” The hardened man’s eyebrows lifted out of both curiosity and respect. He… Continue reading Completing the Mongol Derby, 1000 km on Horseback!
Back in 2012, after my job in Cairo, Egypt came to an end I had ZERO money to afford the costly flight back to the United States. So I did the next best thing! I bought a flight to visit a friend from Romania, whom I had met whilst working in Belgium back in 2010.… Continue reading Gypsy Gold, Werewolves, Dracula and Me. My Time Working in Romania as a Trail Guide