Articles Tagged 'Horseback Riding Vacations'

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 »

Horse Riding the Pacific Crest Trail in San Diego County

50 State Trail Riding Project — July 14, 2017
An active equestrian who frequents horse and mule trails in San Diego County shares great equine trails along the Southern Tip of the Pacific Crest Trail for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Clare Maudsley The Pacific Crest Trail stretches 2,650 miles from the Mexican border to Canada.… Read more »

10 Cappadocia Travel Tips for Equestrians

Travel Tips — March 13, 2015
Cappadocia horseback riding travels take you through exotic terrain for history, culture, food and adventure! by Darley Newman If you’re into exotic adventures on horseback, Cappadocia, Turkey is a fascinating destination to explore. It was on my bucket list for horseback riding vacations and I’ve since been back twice to… Read more »

Dude Ranch History Video

Expert Equestrian Articles — October 26, 2014
Dude Ranchers Share their History in Equitrekking's Public Television Special Learn about the history of dude ranches in America, including the Eaton brothers' first ranch and the original "dudes" in this video from Equitrekking Great American Ranches, a high definition PBS TV special. Equitrekking host Darley Newman narrates this educational… Read more »

View Fall Colors on Horseback on Ranch and Riding Vacations

Darley's Travel Blog — August 20, 2014
As summer winds down, we have another great thing to which we can look forward... fall colors! Check out these great ranches and horseback riding vacations where you can view the changing leaves from on horseback.  by Darley Newman A beautiful rural scene from the Mad River Valley with the… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 28, 2014
For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about… 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 »