Darley Newman is the three-time Daytime Emmy-nominated host and producer of the internationally broadcast Equitrekking television series. Darley shares stories of traveling to destinations as close to home as Virginia and as far-flung as Botswana—horse riding, hiking, biking, dog-sledding and having active, equestrian adventures with local people.


 

Must Love Ranch Cats- Cute, Curious & Cool Kitties

May 9, 2015
Anyone who rides horses knows that barn cats are a thing! What about ranch cats!?!? Check out some of the cutest, most curious and coolest cats at these USA dude ranches. by Darley Newman Sometimes a name says it all... like Raucous, the cat at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in… Read more »

5 Great Places to Horseback Ride Across the USA

April 27, 2015
If the Kentucky Derby has you itching to get in the saddle or you think you’d enjoy horseback riding on your next vacation, check out these five great places to go horseback riding in the USA. by Darley Newman Whether you never ridden a horse before or you’re an expert… Read more »

Touring Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky

April 22, 2015
Stand beside million dollar horses at Caliborne Farm, which has been a top Thoroughbred horse farm for over a century. by Darley Newman Once the home of Secretariat, Claiborne Farm, located in Paris, Kentucky is one of the most beautiful horse farms I’ve visited and home to some of the… Read more »

Celebrate National Park Week by Horseback Riding at these US Parks

April 12, 2015
We're celebrating National Park Week, April 18-26th, 2015, with these great travel articles and tips to help you ride America's National Parks. by Darley Newman The National Park Service's annual National Park Week runs from April 18-26 this year. Travelers can take advantage of fee-free days at all National Parks during… Read more »

Retro Dude Ranch Fashions Video- What would (or will) you wear!?!?

April 6, 2015
Often while packing for a ranch vacation, I enjoy deciding what to wear, as it's sometimes items I don't necessarily sport in the city. When headed to a dude ranch, I'll bring my cowboy hat, boots and figure out some shirts with a bit of Western flair. When I came… Read more »

YQA -  Where to Horse Ride Amid Wildflowers

March 20, 2015
In honor of the first day of spring, check out these destinations to ride horses amid wildflowers. Alaska, Kentucky, Hawaii's Big Island and Ireland trail riding by Darley Newman Spring is finally here! After a long winter, hopefully everyone is finally digging out. Besides where to view changing leaves on horseback… Read more »

The Best Ireland Horseback Riding Vacations for any Traveler

March 16, 2015
Find your match with these dreamy Ireland horseback riding vacations that are great for groups, families and solo female adventurers. by Darley Newman Having traveled to horseback ride in Ireland a few times, I have awesome memories of the abundant and diverse destinations where I've saddled up. Travelers often email… Read more »

The Valley of the Enigmas in Mexico

March 16, 2015
Thought to be the site of ancient rituals, feel the energy on a ride through this special valley outside of the Magical Village of Tapalpa. by Darley Newman In Central Western Mexico’s Sierra Madre Mountains, about a two-hour drive south of Guadalajara, the lesser-visited Pueblo Mágico of Tapalpa is a… Read more »

Meeting Retired Thoroughbreds at Old Friends in Kentucky

February 19, 2015
Meet legendary Thoroughbreds and some unlikely residents of Old Friends Farm, which you can tour on a visit to Kentucky. by Darley Newman I recommend any horse lover take a trip through Lexington, just to drive past the impressive horse farms. Lush rolling bluegrass, white and black picket fences, old… Read more »

Equitrekking Debuts Top20HorseCamps and First Ever Global Guide

February 18, 2015
We are excited to announce brand new resources for horse crazy kids and their parents–– the Equitrekking Horse Camps Guide and Top20HorseCamps.com! by Darley Newman We are excited to continue to expand our online resources to help match riders of all ages with places that they can travel and saddle… Read more »