Articles Tagged 'Arizona'

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Arizona- Bradshaw Mountains Gold Fever

In the Bradshaw Mountains outside of Phoenix, Arizona, I saddled up with my guide Milton Joseph and two other riders to search for gold with Windwalker Expeditions. by Equitrekking Host Darley Newman. Originally published in Darley's Column in True West magazine. Joseph is an English endur...

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Arizona- Canyon de Chelly with Navajo Guides

by Darley Newman. Originally published in Darley's Column in True West magazine. I was in Northeastern Arizona, exploring Canyon de Chelly on horseback with Navajo guide Lee Bigwater when we happened upon an awesome piece of history. We rode out of a small area shrouded in cottonwood and...

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Arizona- Riding the Fence

by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Rancho de la Osa brings new insight into the U.S.-Mexico border After a long day of filming, in the pitch black of the desert night, we had gotten a little lost. Fortunately we came across a couple of jeeps, off-road lights blazi...

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Saving Our Trails

by Equitrekking host Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. On a recent trail ride in the town of Cave Creek, outside of Phoenix, Arizona, the need to preserve riding trails, not only in natural areas but in our own backyard, was once again brought to my attention. Riding wi...

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Arizona- Tanque Verde Ranch

In September, my husband and I spent eight days and seven nights at, in my opinion, the best dude ranch in the Southwest, Tanque Verde Ranch. If you go once, you will end up coming back again. By Kathleen Madonia We arrived at the ranch at the end of lunch, but the gentleman that picked us up...

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Dutch Oven Cooking, AZ with Video

by Darley Newman Learn how to make peach cobbler- Dutch Oven style - with Barbara Kennedy in Arizona.     While filming our Equitrekking Arizona episode last year, I had the opportunity to take a lesson in Dutch oven cooking with Barbara Kennedy who owns and runs Cowgirls Forev...

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The Art of Diana Madaras

By Darley Newman "Art for Animals" and Equine Inspirations On a recent trip to Tucson, I was introduced to the art of Diana Madaras, a celebrated Southwestern artist. I was drawn to her unique style and colorful paintings of horses. Her story of taking a risk to pursue her passions and help ...

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Arizona- Bellota Ranch

I have been off the map this past week partici- pating in Women of the West at Bellota Ranch in the high desert of Arizona outside of Tucson. Bellota Ranch is a real working cattle ranch on over 60,000 acres in the Coronado National Forest. The area is rugged and wild, making trail riding (on and...

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Arizona- Humbug Mine Video

In this Equitrekking video clip, Equitrekking Host and Producer Darley Newman pans for gold with modern prospector David Burns at historic Humbug Mine in Arizona. Humbug is one of more than 40 ghost towns in the Bradshaw Mountains and David Burns has been searching for gold there for over 25 ye...

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Arizona- Canyon de Chelly

We're traveling from the Northeastern part of the state down to the border or Mexico. I was definitely reconsidering my choice for riding in Canyon de Chelly in the Navajo Nation in the Northeast in the winter, as I stuck my cold, gloved hand in my pocket to feel for the warm pouches that I us...