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.


 

Costa Rica with Centaura

February 25, 2010
We’re riding from the Pacific Coast to the interior with Centaura, a horseback riding adventure travel company run by Monica and Esteban, a Costa Rican husband and wife team, and Serendipity Adventures, an adventure travel company that offers a plethora of outdoor adventures around Costa Rica. Centaura’s horses are amazing.… Read more »

Costa Rica- Arenal Volcano

February 25, 2010
Today Monica and Sebastian of Centaura and I rode at the base of the very active Arenal volcano. We rode through rolling farmland dotted with cattle, who would feel the heat if Arenal were to have a major eruption. The area is pretty developed as a tourist attraction with hot… Read more »

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler Recipe

February 25, 2010
I've had several emails from people who have requested the recipe for the dutch oven peach cobbler that Barbara Kennedy of Cowgirls Forever and I made in the Arizona episode that is broadcast in our new season now on PBS. We rode our horses from the B and B where… Read more »

Equitrekking Bloopers Video

February 25, 2010
Watch the Equitrekking crew in action, riding horses and filming around the world. Things don't always go as planned, but our small, but mighty film crew has learned to just roll or ride wtih it! Watch our bloopers video. Darley Newman is the host of the Emmy Award-winning Public Television… Read more »

Equitrekking on PBS Nominated for Two Daytime Emmy Awards

February 25, 2010
We are very excited to announce that Equitrekking on PBS has received two Daytime Emmy nominations! Equitrekking is nominated for Outstanding Special Class Series with Chip Ward as Executive Producer and Darley Newman as Producer and Host. We were also nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography for the… Read more »

Equitrekking Wins Daytime Emmy

February 25, 2010
Equitrekking, the high definition Public Television travel series that explores the world on horseback, has been honored with a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Camera Photography. Darley Newman, Equitrekking’s host and producer, Chip Ward, Executive Producer, and Gregory Barna, Director of Photography, were honored with the Emmy at the… Read more »

Georgia- Beach Riding on Sea Island

February 25, 2010
Well, I am sitting here with a sunburn after a very full day of beach riding on Sea Island. During my ride, Sarah, who was leading our small group of three down a wide sandy beach under a bright blue sky, said that it couldn't get any better than this.… Read more »

Georgia- Cumberland Island Day Two

February 25, 2010
Today we ventured out to see more of the horses and wildlife on Cumberland Island. The horses on Cumberland travel in family groups, usually with a dominant stallion. Because the island is for the most part undeveloped and subtropical forest, there are not many grazing areas. The horses must compete… Read more »

Georgia- Jekyll Island

February 25, 2010
This morning I took a Western-style beach ride on Jekyll Island. One of Georgia's Golden Isles, Jekyll has a lot of history and natural beauty. I rode out to Driftwood Beach on Pretty Boy, a Paint horse who seemed to have gotten into the pace of island life. I would… Read more »

Georgia- Sea Island Nature Ride

February 25, 2010
I just got back from riding with Stacia Hendricks, a naturalist on Sea Island, who took me out for a nature ride on the beaches and into the varied ecosystems of Sea Island. I rode Charlie, a very large Belgian Draft horse. At almost 18 hands high, I would certainly… Read more »