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.


Ireland- Galway & Clare Riding Adventures

April 30, 2010
Julie and I arrived for the Galway County Clare Riding Adventure at An Sibin in time to get in a brisk walk. This is my second visit to An Sibin and I was excited to see that the neighbors still have their collection of gnomes and other decorative artifacts just… Read more »

Ireland- First Day Driving from Shannon

April 29, 2010
Julie Snyder, Equitrekking Travel's Preferred Provider of Travel Services, and I are exploring Ireland, riding horses all over the country. It's a good way for Julie to get to know each equestrian vacation that we feature on Equitreking Travel better, so she can match riders more accurately and both of… Read more »

Kentucky- International Museum of the Horse

April 26, 2010
Bill Cooke at the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse knows his horse history. I interviewed him for upcoming Equitrekking episodes on the history of various horse breeds around the world, including the Criollo, Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, Arabian, Connemara, Welsh Cob, Mustang and more. In the basement of… Read more »

Short Equestrian Vacations Can Actually Increase Your Happiness

April 16, 2010
by: Equitrekking host Darley Newman Can't get away for a whole week to take a riding vacation? There are lots of new flexible horse riding trips that allow you a shorter time in the saddle in Vermont, Ireland, Virginia, North Carolina, Alaska, Colorado and beyond. Shorter vacations are ideal for… Read more »

Books for Horse and Travel Lovers

April 14, 2010
In preparation for my upcoming trip to Ireland, I'm reading a few books that fellow travelers and horse lovers have recommended to me. I'll be spending 10 days riding throughout the country and writing and filming for Equitrekking and Equitrekking Travel at the end of April.  I like to bring along books that give… Read more »

Equine Affaire Ohio Success

April 13, 2010
Thank you to everyone who came to see me speak at Ohio Equine Affaire. What a great crowd! I really enjoyed meeting all of you and sharing tips on where to travel and ride. My "Top 10 Places to Ride Before You Die" on Friday was a lot of fun.… Read more »

Explore Medieval Carlingford, Ireland Video

March 25, 2010
Travel to a hidden gem, the medieval town of Carlingford on the Cooley Peninsula with Emmy winning Equitrekking. Join host Darley Newman to explore the castles and ambience of this town, which Equitrekking Travel participants ride horses to on the two day trek that is part of the Ravensdale Equestrian… Read more »

March for Mustangs, Washington, DC

March 24, 2010
I spent the day covering the March for Mustangs in Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, DC. I actually helped film the event for a friend who is covering the issue. It was a good chance to learn more about what's going on with the Wild Mustangs in America's… Read more »

Costa Rica- Cabalgata Behind the Scenes

February 25, 2010
As an elderly woman whizzed by me, galloping at an alarming pace in her black dress pants and high-heeled patent leather shoes, I gripped by reins and giggled. She was delicately balancing a purse on her forearm, not exactly riding attire. My horse Perla, the perfect “bomb proof” mount, was… Read more »

Snowmobiling in Iceland Behind the Scenes Video

February 25, 2010
Go behind the scenes with the Equitrekking crew snowmobiling on a glacier in Iceland  by Darley Newman Darley Newman is the host of the Emmy Award-winning Public Television series Equitrekking®, which takes viewers on horseback riding vacations around the world. Equitrekking is broadcast on PBS stations and on international networks… Read more »