Articles Tagged 'National Parks'

Alberta- Banff Pack Trip

Darley's Travel Blog — June 10, 2010
It’s about a three-hour ride over varied terrain through Banff National Park to reach Mystic Camp. I’m riding Tumbleweed, a mountain-tough quarter horse whose trot is surprisingly smooth, for my Equitrekking Travel Pack Trip info Banff National Park. Barry, our guide, is riding his mule named Sharon Stone. He says… 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 »

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 »

Kenai Fjords National Park Wildlife Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Take a boat tour on Resurrection Bay to see wildlife in the Kenai Fjords National Park. by Darley Newman View the beautiful scenery and abundant animals that can be seen in Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula, including bald eagles, puffin, orca, sea otters, Dall Sheep and more are seen in… 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 »

Georgia- Cumberland Island Day Two

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today we ventured out to see more of the horses and wildlife on Cumberland Island. The horses on Cumberland travel in family groups, usually with a dominant stallion. Because the island is for the most part undeveloped and subtropical forest, there are not many grazing areas. The horses must compete… Read more »

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
For our first adventure on the Big Island, we headed from the airport in Hilo to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Lots of people venture here to see hot molten lava flowing. We did too, but that lava flows here are unpredictable, so that wasn’t in the cards for us. We… Read more »

North Carolina- Great Smoky Mountains

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today we enjoyed riding in the Great Smoky Mountains with tribal members from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. I rode a Tennessee Walking horse, which was a first, and really liked its smooth gliding gait through the shaded mountain trails. Forrest and his wife, Ashley, who train Tennessee Walking… Read more »

Bryce Canyon Horse Riding in Utah

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Saddle up on a trail ride in Bryce Canyon by Darley Newman I had heard that Bryce Canyon National Park was one of the best parks in America. Having gone to some pretty spectacular ones, including Yellowstone and Haleakala, I was excited to take on Bryce and wasn’t let down… Read more »

Utah- Capitol Reef National Park with video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Explore Capitol Reef National Park in Utah in this Equitrekking travel video by Darley Newman You can go horse riding in Captiol Reef National Park with Pat Kearney of Hondoo Rivers and Trails, who has been leading riders for over 30 years in this part of Utah. Pat has great… Read more »