Darley Newman is the three-time Daytime Emmy-nominated host and producer of the internationally broadcast Equitrekking television series. Darley shares stories of traveling to destinations as close to home as Virginia and as far-flung as Botswana—horse riding, hiking, biking, dog-sledding and having active, equestrian adventures with local people.


 

The Best Horseback Riding Vacations for Wine Lovers

April 18, 2017
If you like good vino and riding horses, check out these equestrian vacations that combine the two! Horseback riding vacations are diverse and whether you stay on a ranch, at an estancia or in a castle, you can enjoy comfort on your travels along with stellar nature from in the… Read more »

YQA -  Where to Horse Ride Amid Wildflowers

March 20, 2017
In honor of the first day of spring, check out these destinations to ride horses amid wildflowers. Alaska, Kentucky, Hawaii's Big Island and Ireland trail riding. by Darley Newman Spring is finally here! After a long winter, hopefully everyone is finally digging out. Besides where to view changing leaves on horseback… Read more »

Dreamy Inn to Inn Riding Vacations in Europe

March 12, 2017
Europe is home to dreamy places to saddle up, including Irish castles, Tuscan farmhouses and beautiful beaches. One great way to see Europe on a riding vacation is an inn-to-inn riding tour. Here are a few of the best. 1. Connemara with Willie Leahy We keep telling folks to take… Read more »

Join our Epic Wales Twitter Chat March 29th

March 12, 2017
Share your Wales travel insights and have a little fun hearing what we learned from the locals! We recently filmed in Wales for two episodes of our PBS TV show, Travels with Darley, and prior to that we had an epic journey on horseback through Wales for Equitrekking. I’m excited… Read more »

Meet Me at the New York Times Travel Show

January 12, 2017
For years, our Emmy-winning travel TV shows have broadcast on PBS stations and on Create TV, the PBS lifestyle, cooking and how-to channel. While Equitrekking has been a huge hit, 2016 also gave rise to our newest series, Travels with Darley. We’re so thankful so many of you are tuning… Read more »

Horseback Riding with Medicine Bow Lodge in Wyoming

January 7, 2017
Located in the Medicine Bow National Forest in the true wilds of Wyoming, Medicine Bow Lodge celebrates 100 years next year. That a dude ranch can last that long is special in itself, and upon a visit to ride, eat and enjoy this historic property, a longtime member of the… Read more »

Historic Rancho de la Osa Guest Ranch Re-Opens Feb 1st

December 23, 2016
Several years ago, we had the opportunity to visit Rancho de la Osa and film there for Equitrekking, our Emmy-winning series on PBS and networks around the world. This three hundred year old, hacienda style ranch in the high Sonoran desert has a rich history and beautiful architecture. Located on… Read more »

Working Ranch Vacation in Colorado

November 27, 2016
I never thought I’d be opting to mend a fence on vacation, but at Colorado Cattle Company, a working ranch in Northern Colorado, I’d get my hands dirty and a whole lot more. I relished in the spontaneous nature of ranch life during my stay, not knowing if I’d be… Read more »

Iceland- Icelandic Horses & Culture Video

November 16, 2016
  In Iceland, I had the honor and privildge of riding with Diddi, one of Iceland’s top riders. Diddi is the nickname for Sigurbjörn Bárðarson. Diddi means the Golden Rider and I can see why Diddi is called this. Not only is he a great rider (I also saw him… Read more »

Teton Views at Gros Ventre River Ranch in Jackson Hole

November 7, 2016
Family owned Gros Ventre River Ranch boasts some of the most stunning views of any ranch I’ve visited to date. Sitting in the western themed, well-appointed main lodge, guests stare up at the Tetons, while feasting on really good cuisine, and once in the saddle, the views get even better.… Read more »