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 Horse Safaris in Botswana, Africa

October 13, 2014
Riding in Botswana, Africa was one of the most exciting and amazing adventures of my life. Learn about the best places for your Africa riding holiday. by Darley Newman Riding in many different locations throughout Botswana, I was able to trek through the lush delta, vast salt pans and wildlife… Read more »

Dana Village Horse Trek in Jordan

October 10, 2014
Ride back in time through a 15th century village in Jordan, right beside the Dana Nature Reserve. by Darley Newman I certainly felt like I was stepping back in time as I rode an Arabian horse through the small village of Dana on the edge of the Dana Nature Reserve… Read more »

Six Great Wild Horse Tours

October 9, 2014
Organized eco-tour adventures, where you can view wild horses and ponies from the comfort of a vehicle or the back of a galloping steed. by Darley Newman As I’ve traveled the United States and the world, I’ve been surprised by the diverse destinations where I've encountered wild horses, including Waipi'o… Read more »

Horseback Riding in Colombia with Hotel Posada Las Trampas

September 15, 2014
With a warm climate and well-preserved historic town center, Honda mixes history with tropical surroundings and access to ranches that have been passed down from generation to generation, making for a exciting and interesting riding vacation for those who want to get off the beaten path. by Darley Newman Located… Read more »

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

September 3, 2014
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 »

View Fall Colors on Horseback on Ranch and Riding Vacations

August 20, 2014
As summer winds down, we have another great thing to which we can look forward... fall colors! Check out these great ranches and horseback riding vacations where you can view the changing leaves from on horseback.  by Darley Newman A beautiful rural scene from the Mad River Valley with the… Read more »

Between the Ears- Equitrekking Photos from around the World

August 11, 2014
Some of our favorite "between the ears" photos from riding the world while filming for Equitrekking, the Emmy-winning PBS TV series. by Darley Newman Seeing the world through the ears of a horse is a special way to travel, taking you places that vehicles can't reach and that would take… Read more »

Turquoise Riviera Ghost Town of Kayakoy

August 5, 2014
Read about one of the most unusual destinations that I've explored on horseback... Kayakoy by Darley Newman Kayaköy was once home to thousands of Anatolian Greeks... today it is deserted. Having trekked to ancient cities in Turkey’s lesser-visited interior, I was excited to explore the more popular beach destinations along… Read more »

Canada Day Photo Journey- Great Places to Soak in Nature

June 30, 2014
In honor of Canada's birthday, July 1st, get inspired to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of Canada's natural spaces with these photos and travel tips. by Darley Newman Having traveled to film in Canada a few times for our Emmy-winning series Equitrekking, I've experienced the beauty of Canada's nature in… Read more »

Alaska- Seward Horse Ride

June 13, 2014
My adventures horse riding Seward and viewing wildlife and Alaska beaches on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska with Bree Bardarson of Bardy's Trail Rides by Darley Newman Bree Bardarson of Bardy’s Trail Rides was born and raised in Alaska. As an Alaskan native and horse lover, she was a great… Read more »