Articles Tagged 'Travel Tips'

Questions to Ask Before Booking a Dude Ranch Vacation

Dude Ranch Blog — July 8, 2018
Have you read our recent blog article Dude Ranch vs Guest Ranch. What IS the Difference?! Regardless of whether it’s a dude ranch or guest ranch, the experience each ranch vacation offers is unique. From the size (8 guests to 100+) to the activities (horseback riding to yoga), to the… 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 »

Ranch Vacation Packing List- Printer Friendly

Travel Tips — March 10, 2014
Don't forget these items for your dude ranch vacation. Click here to download a pdf for a more condensed, printer-friendly version of the dude ranch packing list. by Darley Newman After taking ranch vacations in Alberta, Hawaii, Arizona, California, Wyoming, Colorado and beyond, I've become an expert on what to… 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 »

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 »

New Blog Addition: Your Questions Answered YQA

Darley's Travel Blog — February 9, 2011
YQA stands for Your Questions Answered  Every Monday, TV host and travel expert Darley Newman answers viewer questions right here in Darley's Blog. by Darley Newman Here at Equitrekking, we get a lot of questions each week from viewers and readers related to our expertise, equestrian travel adventures and our… Read more »

Packing Tips for Ranch Vacations Video

Travel Tips — January 9, 2011
Equestrian Travel Expert Darley Newman Gives Packing Tips for Ranch Vacations by Equitrekking host Darley Newman Gearing up for a ranch vacation? Looking to channel your inner cowboy or just relax for some scenic trail rides?  Dude ranches, guest ranches and ranch resorts across the United States and world are… Read more »

Pairing up with the Right Horse

Travel Tips — February 25, 2010
by Darley Newman Taking a horseback ride on your next vacation? Ever thought about the horse you’ll be riding? Horses have different personalities, skills and physiques, just like people. You’ll want to convey specific information about yourself and your riding level in order to get paired up with the right… Read more »

Riding Vacation Options

Travel Tips — February 25, 2010
by Darley Newman When researching different options for your riding vacation, begin narrowing your choices by thinking about what type of vacation you are seeking. Are looking for an American ranch, an exotic, international safari or a relaxing spa escape that allows you to ride as much or little as… Read more »

Winter Riding Tips

Travel Tips — February 25, 2010
Dashing Through the Snow by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Just because winter is here doesn’t mean that you have to say good-bye to riding. In the right conditions and with the right gear, you can enjoy the crisp outdoors and have your own “dashing through the… Read more »