Articles Tagged 'Arizona'

Tanque Verde Ranch Chuckwagon Breakfast Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — July 31, 2012
A horseback ride at an Arizona dude ranch makes a chuckwagon breakfast even yummier. by Darley Newman, as published in her Trail Rider column in True West magazine. Tanque Verde Ranch’s history of bandits and cattlemen, mixed with Apache warriors, Spanish explorers and gold prospectors, makes for interesting legends, but… Read more »

Five Cowgirls Who Changed History

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 28, 2012
Remarkable women from my visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. by Karen Braschayko At the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, you can learn about cowgirls who were famous and those who were not so famous. Even if you know their names,… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #6 Canyon de Chelly, Arizona

Darley's Travel Blog — April 3, 2012
Horseback riding in Canyon de Chelly with the Navajo ranks in at #6 in our countdown of great places to ride. by Darley Newman If you want a truly spiritual horse ride in a spectacular setting, ride with the Navajo at Canyon de Chelly in Northeastern, Arizona. I’ve ridden through… Read more »

Arizona Travel Videos

Darley's Travel Blog — June 4, 2011
Watch travel videos featuring cuisine and horse riding outside Phoenix, Arizona! by Darley Newman Meet a modern gold prospector, ride the Bradshaw Mountains and learn how to make peach cobbler Dutch Oven style in the below travel videos that we filmed in high definition on our trip to Arizona.  … Read more »

Arizona Border Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — August 3, 2010
Horses are still the best way to get around a lot of areas of our globe. As I pulled a thorn from my jeans with a resounding ouch and navigated by the prickly bear and saguaro cacti in the high Sonoran Desert, I was glad that I was on horseback. I was also… Read more »

Arizona- Bradshaw Mountains Gold Fever

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
In the Bradshaw Mountains outside of Phoenix, Arizona, I saddled up with my guide Milton Joseph and two other riders to search for gold with Windwalker Expeditions. by Equitrekking Host Darley Newman. Originally published in Darley's Column in True West magazine. Joseph is an English endurance rider whose horses are… Read more »

Arizona- Canyon de Chelly with Navajo Guides

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
by Darley Newman. Originally published in Darley's Column in True West magazine. I was in Northeastern Arizona, exploring Canyon de Chelly on horseback with Navajo guide Lee Bigwater when we happened upon an awesome piece of history. We rode out of a small area shrouded in cottonwood and Russian olive… Read more »

Arizona- Riding the Fence

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Rancho de la Osa brings new insight into the U.S.-Mexico border After a long day of filming, in the pitch black of the desert night, we had gotten a little lost. Fortunately we came across a couple of jeeps, off-road lights… Read more »

Saving Our Trails

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
by Equitrekking host Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. On a recent trail ride in the town of Cave Creek, outside of Phoenix, Arizona, the need to preserve riding trails, not only in natural areas but in our own backyard, was once again brought to my attention. Riding… Read more »

Arizona- Tanque Verde Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 25, 2010
In September, my husband and I spent eight days and seven nights at, in my opinion, the best dude ranch in the Southwest, Tanque Verde Ranch. If you go once, you will end up coming back again. By Kathleen Madonia We arrived at the ranch at the end of lunch,… Read more »