Articles Tagged 'Arizona'

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 »

Dutch Oven Cooking, AZ with Video

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
by Darley Newman Learn how to make peach cobbler- Dutch Oven style - with Barbara Kennedy in Arizona.     While filming our Equitrekking Arizona episode last year, I had the opportunity to take a lesson in Dutch oven cooking with Barbara Kennedy who owns and runs Cowgirls Forever, a… Read more »

The Art of Diana Madaras

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
By Darley Newman "Art for Animals" and Equine Inspirations On a recent trip to Tucson, I was introduced to the art of Diana Madaras, a celebrated Southwestern artist. I was drawn to her unique style and colorful paintings of horses. Her story of taking a risk to pursue her passions… Read more »

Arizona- Bellota Ranch

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
I have been off the map this past week partici- pating in Women of the West at Bellota Ranch in the high desert of Arizona outside of Tucson. Bellota Ranch is a real working cattle ranch on over 60,000 acres in the Coronado National Forest. The area is rugged and… Read more »

Arizona- Humbug Mine Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
In this Equitrekking video clip, Equitrekking Host and Producer Darley Newman pans for gold with modern prospector David Burns at historic Humbug Mine in Arizona. Humbug is one of more than 40 ghost towns in the Bradshaw Mountains and David Burns has been searching for gold there for over 25… Read more »

Arizona- Canyon de Chelly

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
We're traveling from the Northeastern part of the state down to the border or Mexico. I was definitely reconsidering my choice for riding in Canyon de Chelly in the Navajo Nation in the Northeast in the winter, as I stuck my cold, gloved hand in my pocket to feel for… Read more »

Horseback riding in Arizona’s Bradshaw Mountains Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Saddle up with Windwalker Expeditions in the Bradshaw Mountains outside of Phoenix. by Darley Newman With views of large, Lake Pleasant juxtaposed with the dry, high Sonoran desert, sprinkled with saguaro, cats claw, prickly pear, palo verde, jojoba, mesquite, hedgehog cactus, jumping cholla, ocotillo and vegetation and rolling mountains, this… Read more »

Arizona- Cave Creek

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today, I rode a beautiful horse named Pressley, a Missouri Foxtrotter owned by Terry Smith, a Cave Creek local who is an avid horse trail preservationist. In fact, a lot of Cave Creek residents are into preserving trails and making life in their town horse friendly, including Don and Cathy… Read more »