Articles Tagged 'Day Rides'

Texas Hill Country Trails

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 19, 2010
by Darley Newman, originally published in Darley's Trail Rider Column in True West Magazine. Riding along peaceful West Verde Creek on Comanche Bluff Trail, I could see in my mind’s eye the natives stalking a transplanted settler from Poland or nearby Castroville. In the 1800s the region near Bandera, Texas,… Read more »

California- Russian River Redwoods Ride

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 26, 2010
by Darley Newman, originally published in Darley's Trail Rider Column in True West Magazine. I can only imagine what the settlers of California’s Russian River must have thought as they stared up at the towering redwood trees. I know I was amazed as I rode in Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve,… Read more »

Alaska: Riding in the Last Frontier

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
By Diane Oliver After eight days of eating sumptuous foods and not visiting the cruise ship's gym, we were ready for some outdoor fun- horseback riding in one of the last great frontiers, Alaska. We were coming to the end of a wonderful vacation cruising the Alaskan coastline and inland… 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 »

French Polynesia- Marquesas

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
By Gerry, Hawaii Two years ago, I went to the Marquesas (part of French Polynesia-4000 miles south of Hawaii, 1000 miles north of Tahiti). There are about 8 major islands, although none of them are really major and most of them are accessible only by boat. They do have tiny… Read more »

Utah- Herding Bison on Antelope Island

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. If you get up close, especially when one decides to charge you on horseback, bison can be pretty scary beasts. They look prehistoric, with their gnarled, clumped fur hanging off in various places, like someone grabbed a random handful and pulled.… Read more »

Virginia- Manassas Battlefield Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
When winter was ending and spring had arrived, my sister Diane Oliver and I loaded up two horses and went to Manassas National Battlefield Park. Summer (trail horse and foxhunter) and Americoma (a thoroughbred who was newly in foal) were thrilled to be out on a trail. We had obtained… Read more »

California- Palm Springs on Horseback

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
Adventures in horse riding Palm Springs with Smoke Tree Ranch By Michele Tchernotzkas Located in the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains, Smoke Tree Stables offers a variety of horseback riding tours in the heart of Palm Springs, California. Riders venture through unique desert shrubs, California fan palms, beautiful smoke… Read more »

Utah- Snow Canyon State Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 25, 2010
Go trail riding in Snow Canyon State Park in St. George, Utah, and you’ll be riding through Utah’s Dixie.  by Darley Newman Originally published in True West magazine. When Brigham Young called upon the 300-plus families to help with the Cotton Mission, they did not go happily. “I have seen… Read more »

Equitrekking Travel Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Learn about Equitrekking Travel, which features horse riding adventures for all skill levels and interests and vacations that can include your non-horsey companion. EquitrekkingTravel.com features exceptional equestrian vacations the Emmy winning Equitrekking team has experienced as theyve traveled to film the Equitrekking TV show on PBS. Equitrekking Travels featured vacations… Read more »