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Ride Green: Eco-friendly Trail Riding

by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Don’t consider yourself an environmentalist? If you’re a trail rider, you’re more eco-friendly than you realize. Horseback riding is an environmentally friendly way to discover a destination. Horses may make nois...

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Uruguay- El Charabon’s Stormy Night

We had quite a night last night at El Charabon, the ranch where we have come to work cattle with the gauchos in Uruguay. We had an amazing candle lit dinner. The lighting was romantic, but also necessary, as this storm that we are having, which has caused them to close the schools here in Uruguay,...

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Uruguay- Finca Piedra Sustainable Estancia

Visit a sustainable estancia in Uruguay for horse riding and adventure by Darley Newman We arrived to Finca Piedra Estancia at sunset, the perfect time to see Pedro the gaucho gathering the horses and taking them to another pasture. This is an estancia (ranch), where you’ll enjoy ea...

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Uruguay- Guardia del Monte Estancia

Horse ride at a historic estancia in the Rocha of Uruguay by Darley Newman We traveled to Guardia Del Monte, a historic estancia in Rocha owned by Alicia Fernandez. The estancia is over 100 years old. Surrounded by marshland, interesting Ombú trees and palm trees, it seemed like a nice ...

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Uruguay- La Salamora Castle Horse Trek

A castle in Uruguay, you might ask? Well yes. Join me on a castle horse trek. by Darley Newman Trail Riding to the Castle Just over the hill from La Salamora lies a stone castle built in 1928 by an eccentric lottery winner. Why he decided to build a castle amid the rolling grasslands of Urug...

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Uruguay- Torta Frita Recipe

Learn how to make Torta Frita, a specialty of Uruguay by Darley Newman Estancia El Charabon is a lovely working ranch in Rocha owned by husband and wife couple Jorge and Graciela Zuasnabar. Graciela is an artist, whose work populates the walls inside the estancia, giving it a unique, eclectic ...

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Utah- Capitol Reef National Park with video

Explore Capitol Reef National Park in Utah in this Equitrekking travel video by Darley Newman You can go horse riding in Captiol Reef National Park with Pat Kearney of Hondoo Rivers and Trails, who has been leading riders for over 30 years in this part of Utah. Pat has great horses and is supe...

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Utah- Riding Olympic Bred Horses with video

Saddle up for this video from a Western trail ride in Snow Canyon State Park in Utah by Darley Newman I meet a lot of outfitters as I travel who organize day rides, as well as longer horseback riding adventures. These locals show me the best of their area on horseback. Many times, I'm also...

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Utah- Wild Horse Safari Vacation

Discover wild horses on a horse safari in Utah by Darley Newman One of the reasons I love discovering a new place on horseback is that I feel like a modern day explorer. I like to learn that insider's information that only a local can provide and bring that home to share with my friends an...

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Vermont- Driving at the Mountain Top Inn

Drive Clydesdales at the Mountain Top Inn in Vermont by Darley Newman Well, the rain has put a damper on my plans to ride today at the Mountain Top Inn. Since it rained all morning, the trails were too wet. So, we spent the morning filming inside stuff. I sat by the fire for a bit. Yes, it is ...