Articles Tagged 'Horse Holiday'

Equestrian Tack & Saddles Around the World

Darley's Travel Blog — August 24, 2017
Learn about what kinds of saddles and equestrian tack you may try on your riding vacation by Darley Newman One of the challenges of traveling around the world riding horses with the locals is adjusting to different riding styles and different tack.  Just as there are different horse breeds, there… 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 »

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 »

Equitrekking Reveals Top 20 Dude Ranches

Dude Ranch Blog — October 6, 2012
Check out our top 20 North American dude ranch picks on a brand new website and ranch vacation resource Top20Ranches.com The top dude ranches include geographically diverse picks from Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Mexico, Montana, Texas, Georgia, Wyoming and Idaho. After spending the last six years traveling the world searching… Read more »

Riding Holiday in Cappadocia, Turkey

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 3, 2012
Exploring the "Land of the Beautiful Horses" on a Cappadocia riding vacation in Central Turkey. by Ann Jamieson The boarding call came over the loudspeaker. My plane was boarding for Istanbul, where I would catch a connecting flight to Kayseri, and then be picked up for my horseback holiday in… Read more »

Turkey Underground City with video

Darley's Travel Blog — April 21, 2012
Travel through an underground city in Guzelyurt in this Equitrekking travel video by Darley Newman In the small village of Guzelyurt, we rode horses through a more colorful part of the village, paying attention to the intricate carvings on some of the homes. Many of the homes in the village are… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #3 Jordan

Darley's Travel Blog — April 6, 2012
Jordan's Wadi Rum Desert, called The Valley of the Moon, tops our charts for its spectacular scenery, Bedouin culture and desert wildlife. by Darley Newman Located in southern Jordan, near the border with Saudi Arabia, the Wadi Rum Desert is one of the most beautiful deserts that I've ever visited and… Read more »

Colorado Dude Ranches Video Tour

Darley's Travel Blog — January 27, 2012
Saddle up on a horseback riding adventure through Colorado, as we explore Colorado dude ranches in this Equitrekking video. by Darley Newman In Colorado, we rode horses at a variety of working cattle ranches and dude ranches, getting to know the owners and their way of life, as well as… 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 »