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.


Viewing Wild Horses on Assateague Island in Maryland

August 1, 2015
At first we didn’t see them, but then they were everywhere. On Assateague Island, a barrier island off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, pony-sized horses roam free. by Darley Newman I was on the Maryland side of the island on a quest to find them with national park ranger… Read more »

5 Things to Know about the Dublin Horse Show

July 20, 2015
Surprising facts about the Dublin Horse Show, Ireland's largest equestrian event and a big draw for horse lovers from around the world. by Darley Newman This year's Dublin Horse Show runs August 5-9, 2015, showcasing the top equestrians in international show jumping and some of the best show horses. While… Read more »

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 »