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.


 

Historic Rancho de la Osa Guest Ranch Re-Opens Feb 1st

December 23, 2016
Several years ago, we had the opportunity to visit Rancho de la Osa and film there for Equitrekking, our Emmy-winning series on PBS and networks around the world. This three hundred year old, hacienda style ranch in the high Sonoran desert has a rich history and beautiful architecture. Located on… Read more »

Working Ranch Vacation in Colorado

November 27, 2016
I never thought I’d be opting to mend a fence on vacation, but at Colorado Cattle Company, a working ranch in Northern Colorado, I’d get my hands dirty and a whole lot more. I relished in the spontaneous nature of ranch life during my stay, not knowing if I’d be… Read more »

Iceland- Icelandic Horses & Culture Video

November 16, 2016
  In Iceland, I had the honor and privildge of riding with Diddi, one of Iceland’s top riders. Diddi is the nickname for Sigurbjörn Bárðarson. Diddi means the Golden Rider and I can see why Diddi is called this. Not only is he a great rider (I also saw him… Read more »

Teton Views at Gros Ventre River Ranch in Jackson Hole

November 7, 2016
Family owned Gros Ventre River Ranch boasts some of the most stunning views of any ranch I’ve visited to date. Sitting in the western themed, well-appointed main lodge, guests stare up at the Tetons, while feasting on really good cuisine, and once in the saddle, the views get even better.… Read more »

Horseback Riding at a Rural Uruguay Estancia

October 29, 2016
Getting off the grid in a destination where horse and cattle rule... and loving it! by Darley Newman Slightly smaller than the state of Washington, Uruguay’s vast numbers of cattle, sheep and horses greatly overshadows this South American country’s small population. Ranches, known here as estancias, dot the landscapes and… Read more »

Riding Under the Midnight Sun in Denali, Alaska

October 18, 2016
Trail riding in Alaska, where travelers can experience diverse tundra and stunning views outside Denali National Park. Alaska, the Land of the Midnight Sun, has stunning and truly off the beaten path places to saddle up, including in the backdrop of Denali, the tallest mountain in North America whose peak… Read more »

5 National Forest Dude Ranches in Wyoming

September 18, 2016
Many USA dude ranches are located in or adjacent to U.S. national forests, giving you an awesome opportunity to explore our nation's public lands on horseback, on foot, via snowmobile or in other cool ways, spending nights in comfortable lodging or on a ranch pack trip. The state of Wyoming… Read more »

Marriott Ranch Horseback Riding with Longhorns

September 1, 2016
Saddle up at a historic Western style ranch on the East Coast by Darley Newman Rolling grasslands stretch as far as the eye can see. Longhorn cattle graze in flower-filled meadows, and rugged cowboys ride miles of trails. Though this may sound like the American West, it actually lies fewer… Read more »

Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland, Part 1

August 19, 2016
Ride on strong Irish horses on Ireland's beautiful Ring of Kerry by Darley Newman With beautiful sunny skies, our crew headed to Killarney Riding Stables right outside of the center of Killarney. There’s a reason why so many tourists flock to this part of County Kerry, it’s absolutely gorgeous. There’s… Read more »

Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland Part 2

August 19, 2016
I continue my trek along the Ring of Kerry, where Irish mountains meet the sea. by Darley Newman After a picnic lunch on the trails, we continued our trek up towards Windy Gap with Aoife, my Killarney Riding Stables' guide. We rode towards a picturesque spot to see that a multitude… Read more »