Articles Tagged 'Uruguay'

Horseback Riding at a Rural Uruguay Estancia

Darley's Travel Blog — October 29, 2016
Getting off the grid in a destination where horse and cattle rule... and loving it! by Darley Newman Slightly smaller than the state of Washington, Uruguay’s vast numbers of cattle, sheep and horses greatly overshadows this South American country’s small population. Ranches, known here as estancias, dot the landscapes and… Read more »

Uruguay- Finca Piedra Horse Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — March 8, 2012
Saddle up to ride with me on a sustainabe estancia in Uruguay by Darley Newman Uruguayan Riding Style Jason, the owner of Finca Piedra, a sustainable estancia, Pedro, Finca Piedra’s gaucho, and I took off on our Criollo horses to explore the farm. I had never ridden a Criollo horse… Read more »

Pirates Beach Riding in Rocha, Uruguay

Darley's Travel Blog — March 7, 2012
Ride horses on the beaches of the Rocha Province in Uruguay, where the remnants of shipwrecks make for interesting local stories! by Darley Newman Having grown up in a beach area in South Carolina, I am always keen on visiting beaches around the world. Uruguay has some famous beach areas… Read more »

Uruguay’s Mysterious Stone Cone Valley

Darley's Travel Blog — February 24, 2012
Feel the energy on a horse ride to the Valley of the Thread of Life by Darley Newman Have you ever been on a horse ride to a historic place where you've felt some sort of energy? In Uruguay, I did. I went horse riding with a local named Alicia… Read more »

Horse Breeds from Around the World Quiz

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 9, 2012
One of the fascinating things about travel is meeting the wide variety of horse breeds all around the world. Many of these wonderful breeds can be found here at home in the USA. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the wonderful world of horse breeds. by… Read more »

YQA - Great Places for Horseback Riding on the Beach

Darley's Travel Blog — June 7, 2011
Great Places for Beach Horseback Riding in Ireland, Spain, the United States and South America by Darley Newman In our quest for the ultimate beach for horse riding, we've ridden beaches all over the world, from Georgia's Coast to the coast of Southern Spain and from Uruguay to Northern Ireland.… Read more »

Equitrekking Uruguay Video Promo and Behind the Scenes

Darley's Travel Blog — April 8, 2011
Watch a preview of Equitrekking's Uruguay TV episode by Darley Newman Ride with the gauchos, visit working ranches and eco-friendly estancias and feel the energy! I ride with the gauchos as we explore the small, South American country of Uruguay this Sunday, April 10, on Create TV.  Slightly smaller than… Read more »

Vineyards and Sacred Spaces in Uruguay

Darley's Travel Blog — March 22, 2011
Horseback Winery Tours at a Uruguay Estancia It took a little getting used to the tack on my first ride in Uruguay in South America. I felt like I was straddling a very wide, soft table—very different from my English saddle at home. I was riding in a traditional sheepskin… Read more »

Equitrekking on Create TV Video Promos

Darley's Travel Blog — March 5, 2011
Watch promos for Equitrekking's new season on Create TV, a Public Television lifestyle channel. View the TV schedule. Episodes include Equitrekking Alberta, Uruguay, Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea, Turkey's Coast, Cappadocia & Istanbul, Great American Ranches, Jordan: Wadi Rum, Aqaba & Jerash, Great National Parks, Vermont, Carolinas, Georgia Coast, Colorado, Wyoming, Spain. Equitrekking Season Five Video… Read more »

Uruguay Gaucho Cattle Drive

Darley's Travel Blog — March 3, 2011
Cattle Drive with gauchos... South American cowboys by Darley Newman Working estancias, South American ranches, allow guests to saddle up and help out with daily tasks, like moving cattle across the grasslands. We’d just left a nearby estancia during a storm, and it was our final night in Uruguay at… Read more »