10 Things to Love about Horseback Pack Trips

A horseback pack trip gets you out into the wilderness to truly discover the call of the wild! Here's what we love about packing out on horseback! by Darley Newman If you really want to get into the wilderness, a horseback pack trip is a great option. It gets you to pristine places faster ...

A Romantic Equestrian Escape to Blancaneaux Lodge, Belize

What could be more romantic than a sunset horseback ride? What about riding to a secret waterfall, hidden deep within a tropical paradise? You can do both at Blancaneaux Lodge, located deep in the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve close to the border with Guatemala and a variety of Maya ruins in the Cen...

5 Fun Facts About Modern North American Cowboys

Sometimes cowboys wear skirts and other funny facts about modern cowboys. by Darley Newman Do cowboys still exist? Well, their lifestyles may have changed, but yes, you can still find cowboys alive and well today.  Watch the video to discover five fun facts about modern cowboys and wher...

Dude Ranches Offering Military Discounts

Great dude ranches honoring Veterans with military discounts! by Darley Newman On Veterans Day, we reflect on ways we can honor our nations' Veterans not just today, but beyond. In honor of Veterans Day, check out a few of the many dude ranches and guest ranches that offer military discoun...

Dude Ranch Video Playlist

Learn about the history of American dude ranches and get packing tips for your ranch vacation in these special videos from the Emmy winning TV series, Equitrekking. by Darley Newman We've visited dude ranches and guests ranches across the United States in Hawaii, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona...

Riding Missionary Routes through Africa’s Salt Pans

The Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana is the site of an ancient super lake about the size of Portugal. These salt pans, one of the largest on the planet, are otherworldly and amazing to explore on horseback–– if you’re properly prepared for the elements. by Darley Newman Riding o...

Top Horse Safaris in Botswana, Africa

Riding in Botswana, Africa was one of the most exciting and amazing adventures of my life. Learn about the best places for your Africa riding holiday. by Darley Newman Riding in many different locations throughout Botswana, I was able to trek through the lush delta, vast salt pans and wildlife...

Dana Village Horse Trek in Jordan

Ride back in time through a 15th century village in Jordan, right beside the Dana Nature Reserve. by Darley Newman I certainly felt like I was stepping back in time as I rode an Arabian horse through the small village of Dana on the edge of the Dana Nature Reserve in Jordan. I listened to the...

Six Great Wild Horse Tours

Organized eco-tour adventures, where you can view wild horses and ponies from the comfort of a vehicle or the back of a galloping steed. by Darley Newman As I’ve traveled the United States and the world, I’ve been surprised by the diverse destinations where I've encountered wil...

Horseback Riding in Colombia with Hotel Posada Las Trampas

With a warm climate and well-preserved historic town center, Honda mixes history with tropical surroundings and access to ranches that have been passed down from generation to generation, making for a exciting and interesting riding vacation for those who want to get off the beaten path. by Darl...