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.


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 »

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 »