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.


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 »

Connect with us on Social Media

June 19, 2016
We're on the road this summer filming for Travels with Darley and scouting for new Equitrekking trips to share with you. Throughout our travels, we'll be posting on our social networks, a valuable place for us to share great photos and videos, but to also connect with you and see… Read more »

The Best Ireland Horseback Riding Vacations for any Traveler

May 30, 2016
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 »

5 Things to Do in Middleburg in Virginia Hunt Country

May 20, 2016
Learn about the horsey village of Middleburg in the heart of Virginia Hunt Country and the best things to do during your visit. by Darley Newman Middleburg is the unofficial capital of Virginia Hunt Country. This charming village is dotted with brick and stone stores, independent shops, and restaurants, many… Read more »

Yoga on Horseback in Virginia

April 20, 2016
Try yoga on horseback, starting with sunrise yoga in the stables and then moving to the round pen. This will help you communicate bette with horses and people. by Darley Newman I know that yoga is good for riders, but had never thought about trying yoga on a horse. At… Read more »

Riding Paso Finos in Colombia Coffee Country

April 6, 2016
Riding smooth horses at a historic coffee farm, where fresh roasts and rugged terrain are on the agenda. by Darley Newman I wasn’t expecting to ride on my visit to Hacienda Venecia, one of Colombia’s top coffee farms, but when the owner, Juan Pablo Echeverri, offered me the chance to… Read more »

Baby Budweiser Clydesdales at Warm Springs Ranch

February 6, 2016
Warm Springs Ranch in the rolling hills of the Missouri River Valley has welcomed 28 baby Budweiser Clydesdales. Here's how you can go meet them. by Darley Newman As a follow up to Karen Braschayko's Dream Jobs: Handling the Budweiser Clydesdales story, we thought you'd be interested in seeing these cute… Read more »

Where to Ride in 2016- Up and Coming Equestrian Destinations

January 4, 2016
Your equestrian vacation bucket list for 2016 just got a whole lot more exotic! From classic stand-bys in Ireland and wildlife in Wyoming to unusual and remote escapes in Africa and Romania, take a look at these five great up and coming destinations for 2016 riding vacations. by Darley Newman… Read more »

Clonshire Equestrian Training in Ireland & Adare Village

December 1, 2015
Our visit to Adare, Ireland's "prettiest village," and Clonshire Equestrian Center, where you can take a riding vacation combining horseback riding lessons, summer horse camps for kids and training in cross country, dressage, show jumping and flatwork. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The last time I visited Clonshire, we were filming… Read more »

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 »