Articles Tagged 'Riding Holidays'

My Top Three Romantic Horse Riding Vacations: Spain

Darley's Travel Blog — February 14, 2012
Spain's mountains, beaches and beautiful Andalusians make for a hot, romantic combo. by Darley Newman Riding Andalusians on beaches and through meadows of sunflowers is a fantasy ride for many. Combine all of that with amazing food, wine and flamenco dancing and you've got one romantic ride. Where to go:… 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 »

Meet Your Host-  Scarlett Oak Equestrian Centre

Meet Your Host — December 1, 2011
Learning to ride at the age of five on the Ivory Coast of Africa and going on to train with great pro-riders and coaches, including Caroline Powell, Blyth Tait, Jody Harstone, Vaughn Jefferies, Mark Todd and Lucinda Green, Celine Falletta has led an interesting equestrian life. Learn about her background… Read more »

Spend New Year’s in the Saddle

Darley's Travel Blog — November 19, 2011
New Year's Holiday Riding Vacations Around the World.  A few people have asked me where they can saddle up to ring in the New Year. There are many options all around the world. Here's a rundown of some of the top international riding vacations for the New Year's holiday. France… Read more »

Dude Ranch Vacations for the Holidays

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 17, 2011
Combine horse riding with Western traditions at these five historic ranches. by Darley Newman, as published in her column in True West magazine Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you need to put away your riding boots. Saddling up during the celebratory season is a great way to play outdoors… Read more »

Galway Riding Holidays in Ireland Travel Review

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 4, 2011
Joanne Filkins recently returned from an equestrian vacation in Ireland, which she won in the EquitrekkingTravel.com Ireland riding vacation contest. Here's her review of her ride. We got back from our trip on Saturday night and it was great! Thank you so much to you and everybody at Equitrekking for… Read more »

Solo Travelers - Join Up or Go It Alone on Riding Vacations

Travel Tips — June 9, 2011
So you don’t have anyone to take off with you to that ranch or inn to inn ride that you’ve always dreamt about or there’s no one adventurous enough to fly with you to ride in Jordan?  Well, you’re in luck. If on your next vacation you are braving it… Read more »

Ride the Gallops in Devon, England

Darley's Travel Blog — May 31, 2011
Ever wanted to know how fast those jockeys really go when they're training race horses on the gallops? by Darley Newman Watch a video below of England riding vacation guests riding the gallops, a unique exercise you can experience on the Devon riding holiday. This video is a little shaky, but… Read more »

Horse Riding Vacations Planning Tips

Travel Tips — May 23, 2011
What to consider when planning riding holidays, ranch vacations and equestrian escapes by Darley Newman If you are planning an equestrian vacation, whether it’s in India, New Mexico or the next town over, you’ll want to do your research and be prepared. It’s your time to ride free and enjoy… Read more »

Meet Your Host - Southern Cross Guest Ranch

Meet Your Host — May 21, 2011
Journey to Central Georgia to experience life on a horse farm at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. Southern Cross Guest Ranch is a horse-lover's destination that you can visit year-round, but March to June each year, when over two dozen foals are born at the ranch, is a special time to… Read more »