Finding Adventure in New Orleans: Horseback Riding and Fishing

Mary Staes

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In this episode, Kinga meets up with Dr. Treva Brown, who has a Ph.D. in chemistry and a history as a beauty pageant queen. Brown works at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory but despite spending some time on ships for work, seldom makes time to get out into the great outdoors.

Horseback Riding with Equest Farm

📍 New Orleans, Louisiana

Equest Farm offers horseback riding lessons right in New Orleans’ City Park. Here, Brown pairs up with a horse named Justice, cleaning the animal’s hooves and hide and even shoveling manure before going for a ride. 

More info: Check out the Equest Farm website and Facebook page

Fishing with Sweet Catch Excursions

📍 Slidell, Louisiana.

With Sweet Catch Excursions, a company that puts together fishing outings designed for women, Brown learns to catch, clean, and cook her dinner. She successfully ensnares some Louisiana blue crabs with a crab trap and catches, filets and serves up a sailcat fish, all on her first fishing trip.

More info: Visit the Sweet Catch Excursions website.

Looking for more adventure?

Check out the Portland, Maine episode of Finding Adventure to see a lobstering adventure.

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