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.


Top Ranches & Horseback Riding Vacations with Pools for Kids

July 30, 2018
Anyone who's traveled with kids knows that an awesome pool is a very welcome amenity. Check out these ranches and horseback riding vacations with great pools for kids... and adults. by Darley Newman Want to ride horses and stay at a ranch, resort or horse riding vacation spot with a… Read more »

Celebrate National Park Week by Horseback Riding at these US Parks

April 21, 2018
We're celebrating National Park Week, April 21-29th, 2018, 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 21-29 this year. Travelers can take advantage of fee-free days at National Parks during the… Read more »

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Kentucky Horse Park

April 8, 2018
The Kentucky Horse Park is celebrating its 40th year anniversary! The park, which opened in 1978, is a horse lover's theme park, playing host to 140 horses at any given time and sometimes more. This working horse farm has a twice daily Parade of Breeds Show, showcasing horse breeds from… Read more »

Meeting Retired Thoroughbreds at Old Friends in Kentucky

March 1, 2018
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 »

From Posh to Budget- 5 Great Equestrian Holidays in the UK

February 6, 2018
Great picks for equestrian holidays in the UK, including a place to ride rare Fell Ponies in England, a stunning destination that helps you ride unguided in the Cambrian Mountains of Wales and beyond. by Darley Newman Ever since Equitrekking launched on Horse & Country TV in the UK, Ireland,… Read more »

Meet Me at the Great Vacations Travel Expo in Columbus, Ohio

January 12, 2018
Meet me in Columbus, Ohio January 19th and 20th for the Great Vacations Travel Expo presented by AAA. I’ll be presenting on Friday, January 19 at 3 p.m. and Saturday, January 20 at 12 p.m. Learn about travel destinations that should be on your lifetime bucket list, including hidden gems… Read more »

Ireland Horseback Riding Vacations Photo Journey- Galway

October 6, 2017
On the West Coast of Ireland, just south of Connemara, County Clare encompasses many of the dramatic landscapes of Ireland. Take a horse ride with us to explore it in this photo journey with one of the most popular equestrian vacations in Ireland! by Darley Newman County Clare is home… Read more »

10 Things to Love About Ireland Riding Holidays

October 6, 2017
Riding horses in Ireland is a great way to explore diverse mountains, countryside and beaches and get to know the locals. Here's what we've loved about our equestrian travels in Ireland. by Darley Newman I'm often recommending people travel to Ireland, whether it's to horseback ride or do other sightseeing.… Read more »

Equestrian Tack & Saddles Around the World

August 24, 2017
Learn about what kinds of saddles and equestrian tack you may try on your riding vacation by Darley Newman One of the challenges of traveling around the world riding horses with the locals is adjusting to different riding styles and different tack.  Just as there are different horse breeds, there… Read more »

3 Most Surprising National Parks for Horseback Riding

August 24, 2017
From giant sand dunes to volcanic landscapes, unusual national parks for horseback riding from Arizona to California. We know a ton of great parks to ride horses around the world, but the below national parks surprised even us! Check out these diverse national parks in the USA to saddle up. … Read more »