Articles Tagged 'Horse Culture'

Iceland- Icelandic Horses & Culture Video

Darley's Travel Blog — November 16, 2016
  In Iceland, I had the honor and privildge of riding with Diddi, one of Iceland’s top riders. Diddi is the nickname for Sigurbjörn Bárðarson. Diddi means the Golden Rider and I can see why Diddi is called this. Not only is he a great rider (I also saw him… Read more »

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 19, 2012
Have you ever watched an old Western movie and marveled as the hero galloped his horse across the screen with reins in one hand, firing off shots left and right? Ever wished you could try it?  By Alan Eggleston, owner of Double E Ranch If the romance and excitement of… Read more »

Modern Cowboys

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 6, 2012
Do cowboys still exist? Their lifestyles may have changed, but yes, you can still find cowboys at American ranches and out on the trails. by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. "Sometimes you wonder why they all bunch up into cities, when there's all of this,” said Ron… Read more »

Iceland Cliff Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — July 20, 2012
Do you trust your mount? You’ll want to be sure that you do on a windy cliff ride in Iceland. by Darley Newman On a horse trek in Iceland, my bubbly guide Asa wanted to take me on a different route on the way home, so we drove the herd… Read more »

Summer Reading for Iceland Vacations

Darley's Travel Blog — June 23, 2012
Recommended reading for your Iceland riding vacation and travels, including horse books, guidebooks, fiction and more! by Darley Newman Summer is approaching, and we are getting ready to travel again. That means that I am reading up on horses around the world and great travel destinations, particularly at this point,… Read more »

Cowboys of Brazil’s Pantanal

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 3, 2012
Take a trip through Brazil's Pantanal with cowboys who can rope a crocodile or an anteater as easily as they can a cow. By Susan Seligman Imagine horses that will cross chest high caiman infested water. Imagine cowboys who can rope a crocodile or an anteater as easily as they can… Read more »

Kentucky- Kentucky Horse Park Video

Darley's Travel Blog — June 15, 2011
Take a video tour of the Kentucky Horse Park! by Darley Newman One of the highlights of my visit to Kentucky was the Kentucky Horse Park. I had imagined that it was a Disneyland for horse lovers and it is. There are breeds from around the world, museums, shows and… Read more »

Cherokee Horse History in North Carolina

Darley's Travel Blog — April 27, 2011
Western North Carolina's Cherokee Horse Legacy by Darley Newman If you ask a Cherokee tribal member how long they have lived in the mountains of Western North Carolina, they will say that they have always been here, that the Creator put them here. If you ask an archeologist or Dr.… Read more »

Horsin Around in Fort Worth Video

Darley's Travel Blog — June 16, 2010
Visit horsey destinations in Forth Worth, Texas   Get inspired by cool cowgirls at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, ponies at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (FWSSR) and longhorns in the city.  by Darley Newman     I had a really good time exploring Fort Worth… Read more »

Return to Freedom - Wild Horse Sanctuary

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 26, 2010
By Corinne Brown In the much debated struggle to save America’s wild horses and burros, it appears that the equines are losing, but it won’t be without a fight. The remaining herds, amounting to approximately 28,000 free ranging animals in 10 states, a dramatic reduction over the last twenty years,… Read more »