Articles Tagged 'Kentucky'

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Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference Highlights

My adventures in Lexington, Kentucky at the largest equestrian trails conference in the nation and a barn party. by Darley Newman It was nice to meet so many people who care about horse riding, sustainable trails, conservation and horse communities in Lexington, Kentucky for the Southeastern E...

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Meet me at the Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference

On Saturday, July 14th, I'm speaking at the 2012 Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference (SETC), the largest equestrian trails conference in the nation, at The Hilton in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. I'll be showing exciting video, talking about my world travels on horseback and sharing ...

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Horses and Hope in Kentucky

Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear on "Horses and Hope"–– helping Kentucky's horse industry and their families. by Darley Newman In 2008 Kentucky’s First Lady Jane Beshear launched "Horses and Hope" with the Kentucky Cancer Program (KCP) to provide breast cancer educa...

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Behind the Scenes of Apassionata

How the horse extravaganza Apassionata is traveling across North America. by Karen Braschayko Have you ever gone to a major production involving horses and wondered how they do it? How do the horses go from city to city? Where do they stay, and how do they provide them with care to keep them ...

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Kentucky- Big Red Stables

Traveling to Kentucky and looking to horse ride? Check out the Big Red Stables, a family-run farm that's truly special. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The Big Red Stables, a farm in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, has been in Emily Dennis’ family for generations. Located not too far from...

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Kentucky- Shaker Village Trail Riding

Saddle up for a spring ride through the pretty trails at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Kentucky. by Darley Newman Shaker Village is certainly one of the most beautiful places to trail ride in Kentucky. Don Pelly, the naturalist at Shaker Village, took me and a group of local ladies, who f...

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Cross Country at the Rolex Three Day

Watch a video from the Rolex Three Day's Cross-Country Course and learn about this fast-paced equestrian competition. by Darley Newman This year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day is fast approaching. This annual spring qualifying event for the Olympic Games and World Championships draws large...

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Jane Beshear Interview

Hear from Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear about the sport of eventing and the Rolex Three Day in video interview. by Darley Newman At the Rolex Three Day at Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park, I was able to meet Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear and get her take on the sport of ev...

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Race2Ring Comes to the Rescue of Ex-Racehorses

According to statistics released by The Jockey Club, approximately 25,000 U.S. Thoroughbred foals were born in 2011. Only a small percentage of these will become successful racehorses. Have you ever wondered where they will go after their racing careers end?  by Raina Paucar As horse love...

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Kentucky- Kentucky Horse Park Video

Take a video tour of the Kentucky Horse Park! by Darley Newman One of the highlights of my visit to Kentucky was the Kentucky Horse Park. I had imagined that it was a Disneyland for horse lovers and it is. There are breeds from around the world, museums, shows and competitions and even trail r...