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, ...

Trail Riding at Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia

My trail riding adventures at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, where you can gain access to elite lands where American aristocracy has ridden throughout history. by Darley Newman As we rode along a trail lined with tall grass and colorful flowers on one side and a manicured lawn comp...

Viewing Wild Horses on Assateague Island in Maryland

At first we didn’t see them, but then they were everywhere. On Assateague Island, a barrier island off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, pony-sized horses roam free. by Darley Newman I was on the Maryland side of the island on a quest to find them with national park ranger Nick Clemons...

5 Things to Know about the Dublin Horse Show

Surprising facts about the Dublin Horse Show, Ireland's largest equestrian event and a big draw for horse lovers from around the world. by Darley Newman This year's Dublin Horse Show runs August 5-9, 2015, showcasing the top equestrians in international show jumping and some of the bes...

Must Love Ranch Cats- Cute, Curious & Cool Kitties

Anyone who rides horses knows that barn cats are a thing! What about ranch cats!?!? Check out some of the cutest, most curious and coolest cats at these USA dude ranches. by Darley Newman Sometimes a name says it all... like Raucous, the cat at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in Colorado that hangs ou...

5 Great Places to Horseback Ride Across the USA

If the Kentucky Derby has you itching to get in the saddle or you think you’d enjoy horseback riding on your next vacation, check out these five great places to go horseback riding in the USA. by Darley Newman Whether you never ridden a horse before or you’re an expert equestrian, ...

Touring Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky

Stand beside million dollar horses at Claiborne Farm, which has been a top Thoroughbred horse farm for over a century. by Darley Newman Once the home of Secretariat, Claiborne Farm, located in Paris, Kentucky is one of the most beautiful horse farms I’ve visited and home to some of the m...