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.


Equi-Spective Horse Experience in Middleburg, Virginia

September 26, 2015
How taking the time to work with horses on the ground can make you a more confident, balanced rider.  by Darley Newman I wasn’t quite sure what to expect as I entered the round pen with Sheryl Jordan at Salamander Resort in Virginia. I’ve done some natural horsemanship, read about… Read more »

48 Hours in Aiken for Horse Lovers Continued

September 7, 2015
Day Two in Aiken for Horse Lovers! Enjoy out of the saddle adventures. by Darley Newman Read Part 1 On your second day in Aiken, enjoy equestrian pursuits out of the saddle. Again, check out what events may be going on during your visit, but try to also fit in… Read more »

48 Hours in Aiken for Horse Lovers

September 7, 2015
What to see and do in Aiken, South Carolina, a top equestrian retreat, including in and out of the saddle adventures. by Darley Newman Read Part 2 Aiken is a charming Southern travel destination with lots to do for horse lovers. We recently visited Aiken to film for our Equitrekking… Read more »

Trail Riding at Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia

September 3, 2015
My trail riding adventures at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, where you can gain access to elite lands where American aristocracy has ridden throughout history. by Darley Newman As we rode along a trail lined with tall grass and colorful flowers on one side and a manicured lawn complete… Read more »

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 »