Articles Tagged 'Hawaii'

YQA -  Where to Horse Ride Amid Wildflowers

Darley's Travel Blog — March 20, 2017
In honor of the first day of spring, check out these destinations to ride horses amid wildflowers. Alaska, Kentucky, Hawaii's Big Island and Ireland trail riding. by Darley Newman Spring is finally here! After a long winter, hopefully everyone is finally digging out. Besides where to view changing leaves on horseback… Read more »

Hawaii Horseback Riding Stables on the Big Island

Darley's Travel Blog — March 17, 2013
Vacationing on Hawaii's Big Island? Here are your best options for horseback riding adventures on your travels. by Darley Newman On Hawaii's Big Island, you can horse ride at working ranches overlooking the bright blue Pacific Ocean or in lush valleys. Saddling up with the locals is a great way… Read more »

Horse Riding Waipi’o Valley, Hawaii’s Big Island

Darley's Travel Blog — June 5, 2012
Horse riding is the best way to tour Hawaii's Valley of the Kings. Read a first-hand account of what it's like to explore this exotic destination on horseback. by Darley Newman To get to Waipi’o Valley, the Valley of the Kings, you have to drive or hike down a VERY… Read more »

Visiting Deborah Butterfield’s Horses

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 29, 2012
“Essence: The Horses of Deborah Butterfield” is a new equine art exhibition at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. by Karen Braschayko Appealing to horse enthusiasts, to lovers of sculpture, and as a special treat for those with a passion for both, “Essence: The Horses of… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #10 Waipi’o Valley, Hawaii

Darley's Travel Blog — March 28, 2012
Check out these videos of 10 incredible places to horse ride around the world. Number ten starts us in Hawaii! by Darley Newman Explore Waipi'o Valley's waterfalls, wild horses and beautiful flowers in this Equitrekking video. Waipi'o Valley ranks in at #10 in our countdown of 10 Great Places to… Read more »

Hawaii Horseback Riding Ranches & Cowboy History Video

Darley's Travel Blog — January 18, 2012
Learn about Big Island horseback riding and the history of cattle drives and paniolos, Hawaiian cowboys. by Darley Newman This Equitrekking video clip, from our Great American Ranches TV special, showcases great places to saddle up and relive the history of the American cowboy in Hawaii. Learn about wrangling cattle in… Read more »

Hawaii- Kauai Horseback Riding Adventures

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
A rider reviews horse riding at Princeville Ranch on Kauai It doesn't take much to lose yourself and forget time altogether in Hawaii, and for most, that's the idea. Few trips have been more memorable than the ten glorious days I spent there in the summer of 2004. After three… Read more »

Must Ride National Parks

Travel Tips — February 26, 2010
by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Bryce Canyon National Park is a place that I’ve always wanted to explore. I was fortunate to be guided by “The Kid,” a black Quarter Horse who’s ridden the Rim Trail a thousand times. That’s the kind of guide I want… Read more »

Hawaii’s Modern Paniolos

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
An Interview with a Paniolo Hall of Fame Inductee by Equitrekking host Darley Newman Doesn’t being born and raised riding horses on the island of Oahu sound dreamy? That’s what I thought as I listened to Michael “Corky” Bryan tell me about his childhood on Ewa Plantation on Oahu. From… Read more »

Hawaii’s Big Island- Outrigger Canoeing

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
I was out on the open seas today, using a paddle to navigate our long, white outrigger canoe with Umi, a beach boy at the Fairmont Orchid who loves outrigger canoeing. The Fairmont Orchid is a beautiful resort on the Kohala Coast. The waters are clear here. The ocean breeze… Read more »