Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacations'

Scotland- Blair Castle Pony Trekking Video

Darley's Travel Blog — August 15, 2012
Pony Trek through Scotland's Highlands at Blair Castle by Darley Newman At Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, I took off with guides Vicki and Hamish on an all day ride in the rugged and romantic Highlands.  I rode Gorm, which means blue in Gaelic, an eleven-year-old Highland Pony. Gorm is… Read more »

Rancho Las Cascadas Riding Vacation

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 2, 2012
Seeing the heart of Mexico as it was 100 years ago–– where people live simply, close to the land, and the horse is still a treasured mode of transportation.  by Rosemary Passantino On the way from Mexico City airport to Rancho Las Cascadas, a boutique hotel and horse ranch in the… 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 »

Texas- Horsey Adventures in Fort Worth

Darley's Travel Blog — May 2, 2012
Forth Worth for Horse Lovers, including the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Fort Worth Stock Show, shopping and brisket at the Stockyards Hotel. by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West Magazine. Billed as the oldest stock show in America, the Fort Worth Stock Show dates to 1896,… Read more »

Texas- Running-R Ranch

Darley's Travel Blog — April 27, 2012
Hill Country in Texas and especially Bandera is well-known for its guest ranches. Saddle up with me to explore the area from the Running-R Ranch. by Darley Newman Running-R Ranch is a small guest ranch in the Hill Country of Texas, just outside of the small town of Bandera, self-proclaimed… Read more »

Kentucky- Shaker Village Trail Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — April 24, 2012
Saddle up for a spring ride through the pretty trails at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Kentucky. by Darley Newman Shaker Village is certainly one of the most beautiful places to trail ride in Kentucky. Don Pelly, the naturalist at Shaker Village, took me and a group of local… Read more »

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Jane Beshear Interview

Darley's Travel Blog — April 22, 2012
Hear from Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear about the sport of eventing and the Rolex Three Day in video interview. by Darley Newman At the Rolex Three Day at Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park, I was able to meet Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear and get her take on the sport… Read more »

Turkey- Kayaköy, Lycian Coast

Darley's Travel Blog — April 20, 2012
Horse ride and explore the abandoned ghost city of Kayakoy in Turkey by Darley Newman The deserted city of Kayakoy outside of Fethiye in Turkey is one of the spookiest places I've explored. Norma from Perma Ranch takes small groups on day and week long riding excursions from Perma Ranch,… Read more »

Turkey- Horse Riding Kiliclar Valley, Cappadocia

Darley's Travel Blog — April 18, 2012
Horse ride the beautiful Red and Rose Valleys in Cappadocia, Turkey by Darley Newman We've spent many days riding through Cappadocia's fairy chimney valleys in Central Turkey, and I don't think we'll run out of trails anytime soon. The scenery changed today on our ride through Kiliclar Valley on our… Read more »

Horse Riding Loch Ness in Scotland

Darley's Travel Blog — April 15, 2012
Help me spot Nessie from the saddle on a horse ride around Loch Ness, Scotland. by Darley Newman If you want a totally different view of Loch Ness in Scotland, ride amid the pretty forests, lush fields and actually into this freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands!  I went out… Read more »