Articles Tagged 'Horse Breeds'

The Chincoteague Pony Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — March 2, 2012
Equitrekking interviews Gale Park Frederick, founder of The National Chincoteague Pony Association and the world's first Chincoteague Pony Registry. Gale shares the unique story of these American Ponies. Learn about their history, characteristics and some interesting facts about this breed. Discover if the Chicoteague Pony is the right horse breed for you!… Read more »

Horses Around the World Breed Videos

Horse Breed Guide — September 17, 2011
Watch videos of beautiful horses around the world. I've traveled the world to film with Welsh Cobs, Icelandics, Thoroughbreds, Highland ponies, Morgan horses and more - all in their native environments. Horse breeds around the world are profiled in these video clips from our Emmy-winning Equitrekking TV show.  Horse Breeds Video… Read more »

Calgary Stampede - History, Exotic Food… and horses

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 2, 2011
The history and exoticism of the self-proclaimed “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” by Darley Newman, as published in her Trail Rider column in True West magazine As I walked among the concession stands at Stampede Park, I was continually surprised by what I saw and smelled; fried Oreos, BBQ ribs,… Read more »

YQA - My Favorite Horse Breeds

Darley's Travel Blog — February 21, 2011
Learn about one of our favorite parts of Equitrekking... Riding Different Horse Breeds by Darley Newman Traveling the world on horseback, means riding and adjusting to various breeds of horses in their native setting. This is one of the most interesting parts of traveling the world to ride with the… Read more »

Morgan Horse History Video

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 6, 2011
Watch the history of the Morgan horse video from the Public Television TV show, Equitrekking or read the transcript. The history of the Morgan horse is intertwined with the history of America. Learn about this versatile breed in this special Equitrekking video with interviews from Kathy Furr at the National… Read more »

Equine Affaire Friday News

Darley's Travel Blog — November 13, 2010
I spoke twice at Equine Affaire today, talking about the behind the scenes aspects of filming the Equitrekking Emmy winning travel TV series on horseback and all of the wonderful local people and equestrian vacations I discover traveling the world. I showed some fun footage of our film crew-- things… Read more »

Meet me at Equine Affaire

Darley's Travel Blog — November 6, 2010
I'll be speaking and showing HD video from Equitrekking at Equine Affaire next weekend in West Springfield, Massachusetts. I'm speaking in the Better Living Center on the Seminar Stage. Here's my schedule: Friday, Nov 12 from 1:00 -2:00pm Exploring the World on Horseback: Learn about my adventures riding horses with… Read more »

The Icelandic Horse

Horse Breed Guide — February 25, 2010
By Judie Framan Photography by Elliot Framan The horse is an integral part of the Icelandic nation. They came to Iceland with the Vikings around 900 AD. It is thought that they were descendents of the Mongolian ponies that were imported to Scandinavia. The story of the settling of the… Read more »

The Mangalarga Marchador: A Rare Breed

Horse Breed Guide — February 25, 2010
In Brazil, they weave the history of the Marchador as if telling an epic legend. Eyes glowing and with great pride, the breeders recount the sires and the mares that were the foundation of the breed. They willingly share where they are taking their breeding – to the Nuevo tradicao,… Read more »

The Paso Fino: The Horse with the Fine Step

Horse Breed Guide — February 25, 2010
By Judie Framan Photos by Elliot Framan "Often I am asked why Paso Fino’s are so special,” says Fernando De Leon, a New Mexico horse trainer who specializes in gaited horses. “Paso Fino horses are completely different from any other breed for many reasons, but the most important is the… Read more »