The Best Ireland Horseback Riding Vacations for any Traveler

Find your match with these dreamy Ireland horseback riding vacations that are great for groups, families and solo female adventurers. by Darley Newman Having traveled to horseback ride in Ireland a few times, I have awesome memories of the abundant and diverse destinations where I've saddl...

5 Things to Do in Middleburg in Virginia Hunt Country

Learn about the horsey village of Middleburg in the heart of Virginia Hunt Country and the best things to do during your visit. by Darley Newman Middleburg is the unofficial capital of Virginia Hunt Country. This charming village is dotted with brick and stone stores, independent shops, and re...

Yoga on Horseback in Virginia

Try yoga on horseback, starting with sunrise yoga in the stables and then moving to the round pen. This will help you communicate bette with horses and people. by Darley Newman I know that yoga is good for riders, but had never thought about trying yoga on a horse. At Salamander Resort in Midd...

Riding Paso Finos in Colombia Coffee Country

Riding smooth horses at a historic coffee farm, where fresh roasts and rugged terrain are on the agenda. by Darley Newman I wasn’t expecting to ride on my visit to Hacienda Venecia, one of Colombia’s top coffee farms, but when the owner, Juan Pablo Echeverri, offered me the chance ...

Baby Budweiser Clydesdales at Warm Springs Ranch

Warm Springs Ranch in the rolling hills of the Missouri River Valley has welcomed 28 baby Budweiser Clydesdales. Here's how you can go meet them. by Darley Newman As a follow up to Karen Braschayko's Dream Jobs: Handling the Budweiser Clydesdales story, we thought you'd be int...

Where to Ride in 2016- Up and Coming Equestrian Destinations

Your equestrian vacation bucket list for 2016 just got a whole lot more exotic! From classic stand-bys in Ireland and wildlife in Wyoming to unusual and remote escapes in Africa and Romania, take a look at these five great up and coming destinations for 2016 riding vacations. by Darley Newman ...

Clonshire Equestrian Training in Ireland & Adare Village

Our visit to Adare, Ireland's "prettiest village," and Clonshire Equestrian Center, where you can take a riding vacation combining horseback riding lessons, summer horse camps for kids and training in cross country, dressage, show jumping and flatwork. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman ...

Equi-Spective Horse Experience in Middleburg, Virginia

How taking the time to work with horses on the ground can make you a more confident, balanced rider.  by Darley Newman I wasn’t quite sure what to expect as I entered the round pen with Sheryl Jordan at Salamander Resort in Virginia. I’ve done some natural horsemanship, read a...

48 Hours in Aiken for Horse Lovers Continued

Day Two in Aiken for Horse Lovers! Enjoy out of the saddle adventures. by Darley Newman Read Part 1 On your second day in Aiken, enjoy equestrian pursuits out of the saddle. Again, check out what events may be going on during your visit, but try to also fit in the below fun things for horse ...

48 Hours in Aiken for Horse Lovers

What to see and do in Aiken, South Carolina, a top equestrian retreat, including in and out of the saddle adventures. by Darley Newman Read Part 2 Aiken is a charming Southern travel destination with lots to do for horse lovers. We recently visited Aiken to film for our Equitrekking series, ...