Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

Turquoise Riviera Ghost Town of Kayakoy

Darley's Travel Blog — August 5, 2014
Read about one of the most unusual destinations that I've explored on horseback... Kayakoy by Darley Newman Kayaköy was once home to thousands of Anatolian Greeks... today it is deserted. Having trekked to ancient cities in Turkey’s lesser-visited interior, I was excited to explore the more popular beach destinations along… Read more »

Carreg Cennen Castle- Taking in the Views in Wales

Darley's Travel Blog — May 29, 2014
For stunning Welsh countryside views and an eerie step back in time, climb up to Carreg Cennen Castle, one of the most photographed castles in Wales. by Darley Newman One of Great Britain's great castles, Carreg Cennen is one of the most photographed castles in Wales. This fortress sits on a high limestone… Read more »

Horseback Riding Banff National Park

Darley's Travel Blog — April 17, 2014
Wilderness Pack Trip on horseback in Banff National Park in Alberta   by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The first day of our pack trip into Banff National Park had been an eventful one. The three-hour ride to Mystic Camp was a mix of sun, rain and hail- yes hail in… Read more »

Exploring Little Petra on Horseback in Jordan

Darley's Travel Blog — April 11, 2014
Horse Ride through the ancient city of Petra in Jordan by Darley Newman You’ve probably seen photographs of the Petra’s famous Treasury or perhaps know it from the climax of the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” starring Harrison Ford, when Indiana finds the Holy Grail inside the Treasury.… Read more »

My Wild Chariot Ride in Jerash, Jordan

Darley's Travel Blog — March 25, 2014
In the historic Roman city of Jerash in Northern Jordan, I was able to try one of the most unique equestrian experiences I could have ever imagined, riding in a horse drawn chariot- rather racing- as a part of RACE, Roman Army and Chariot Experience. by Darley Newman It’s the… Read more »

Utah- Antelope Island Horse Riding with Bison with Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 26, 2014
Herding bison on horseback! See how it's done on Antelope Island. by Darley Newman I rode with Ron Brown of R and G Horse and Wagon just outside of Salt Lake City on Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake. Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt… Read more »

Trail Riding the Shawnee National Forest in Illinois

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 30, 2013
The Equestrian Vagabond rides Gaited Horses in the Lusk Creek Wilderness in Illinois with some 'Gaiter' friends. Article by Merri Melde Photos of Merri by Genie Stewart-Spears The Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois might look flat and boring from above (like from a Cessna 402 flying 5000' above the… Read more »

Horseback Riding Vacation- Argentina Over the Border to Chile

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 14, 2013
A challenging horseback riding vacation takes a U.S. rider from Argentina over the border into Chile. I rendezvous at Bariloche Airport in Argentina on Tuesday with six riders from the UK–– two couples and two single women–– and one single woman from Ireland. After a two hour van trip, we… Read more »

Horses in Old Sacramento, California

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 30, 2013
Experience a living tribute to the Old West in California’s capital. by Karen Braschayko   My first thought when arriving in Old Sacramento was – how uncomfortable would cobblestones have been in a carriage? Even crawling over them in my rental car with modern suspension, it felt pretty rocky, so… Read more »

Horse Riding on Monterey Bay, California

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 28, 2013
My first horseback ride on the beach was thrilling and magnificent. by Karen Braschayko Watching Darley Newman’s many beach rides on Equitrekking has always made me a smidge jealous and invited me to wonder what it would be like to experience one for myself. The Black Stallion and other movies… Read more »