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Explore 5 Great Horse Riding Trails & Stables in the DC Metropolitan Area

The leaves are changing vibrant oranges, yellows and reds and the air has adopted a new chilly tinge—what better time than now, as we approach the onset of winter, to catch a horseback trail ride! Read on for Equitrekking’s 5 great options for parks and stables in D.C. and the surround...

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Meet Your Host - Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch

Outdoor grilling, story telling, horse riding, fresh mountain air and relaxation... Sound like a good time to you? It sure did to the May Family, who left their corporate stock broker jobs to start a Colorado guest ranch over 20 years ago. They haven't looked back.   Located in McC...

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San Carlos, Costa Rica - Exploring on Horseback

Ride the pineapple fields and into the Platanar RIver to cool off in this Equitrekking travel video clip. by Darley Newman San Carlos, Costa Rica is an area made famous by Arenal Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. We went horseback riding to Arenal, but also delved further...

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Horse Riding in Quebec in Autumn - Viewing the Changing Leaves

Viewing the changing leaves of autumn on horseback is a special treat. Check out these photos of riding amid the changing leaves in Quebec. by Darley Newman Fall is a special time to ride... one of my personal favorites. We filmed horse riding in Quebec in the fall amid a plethora of vivid col...

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YQA - Global Equestrian Fashion & Style

Global equestrian fashions we've photographed on the road... Equitrekking! by Darley Newman In our travels filming for Equitrekking, we like to fit in with the locals, which sometimes means picking up or borrowing some equestrian clothing and riding gear. From bombachas in Uruguay to...

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Morgan Horses for Trail Riding

Trail Riding on Morgan Horses Take one of those flashy Morgan show horses out on the trail, “What? You say!” “Well, yes,” say those of us who have been using this original American breed on the trails for years. The Morgan makes a wonderful trail and family pleasure hor...

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5 Things I Love- An Equestriennes’ New Year’s Resolutions

Here are five things I plan to do to become not only a better rider, but a better horsewoman in 2011.  by Darley Newman, Equitrekking's host & producer In thinking about 2011, I have certain equestrian goals or shall we say "resolutions"- tis the season!  1. Take more lesso...

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Belize Rainforest Riding

I suggest that you wear all terrain boots if you venture to ride in Belize or any rainforest area. They can be good for a lot of riding travel adventures where you may have to do some hiking, like down the slippery rocks that lead to Big Rock Falls in Belize. I was riding in the Mountain Pine R...

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Mount Juliet Irish Sport Horses, Ireland

Riding the stately grounds of Mount Juliet Estate in Ireland, I could imagine myself in a period film. I was on a civilized ride, meandering along the sixteen miles of bridle paths on the estate grounds. My guide Eleanor suggested that we ride our horses into the river for a bit of craic (Irish fo...

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Volcano Ride on Maui with Video

Horseback riding into the crater of a volcano on Maui tops my list as one of the coolest equestrian adventures. by Darley Newman     At Haleakala National Park, I was challenged with descending twenty-five hundred feet from the summit to the crater floor on horseback. Th...