Articles Tagged 'Travel Tips'

Dude Ranch Blog

Questions to Ask Before Booking a Dude Ranch Vacation

Have you read our recent blog article Dude Ranch vs Guest Ranch. What IS the Difference?! Regardless of whether it’s a dude ranch or guest ranch, the experience each ranch vacation offers is unique. From the size (8 guests to 100+) to the activities (horseback riding to yoga), to the food (g...

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10 Cappadocia Travel Tips for Equestrians

Cappadocia horseback riding travels take you through exotic terrain for history, culture, food and adventure! by Darley Newman If you’re into exotic adventures on horseback, Cappadocia, Turkey is a fascinating destination to explore. It was on my bucket list for horseback riding vacation...

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Ranch Vacation Packing List- Printer Friendly

Don't forget these items for your dude ranch vacation. Click here to download a pdf for a more condensed, printer-friendly version of the dude ranch packing list. by Darley Newman After taking ranch vacations in Alberta, Hawaii, Arizona, California, Wyoming, Colorado and beyond, I've b...

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Solo Travelers - Join Up or Go It Alone on Riding Vacations

So you don’t have anyone to take off with you to that ranch or inn to inn ride that you’ve always dreamt about or there’s no one adventurous enough to fly with you to ride in Jordan?  Well, you’re in luck. If on your next vacation you are braving it totally alon...

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Horse Riding Vacations Planning Tips

What to consider when planning riding holidays, ranch vacations and equestrian escapes by Darley Newman If you are planning an equestrian vacation, whether it’s in India, New Mexico or the next town over, you’ll want to do your research and be prepared. It’s your time to ride...

Darley’s Travel Blog

New Blog Addition: Your Questions Answered YQA

YQA stands for Your Questions Answered  Every Monday, TV host and travel expert Darley Newman answers viewer questions right here in Darley's Blog. by Darley Newman Here at Equitrekking, we get a lot of questions each week from viewers and readers related to our expertise, equest...

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Packing Tips for Ranch Vacations Video

Equestrian Travel Expert Darley Newman Gives Packing Tips for Ranch Vacations by Equitrekking host Darley Newman Gearing up for a ranch vacation? Looking to channel your inner cowboy or just relax for some scenic trail rides?  Dude ranches, guest ranches and ranch resorts across the Uni...

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Pairing up with the Right Horse

by Darley Newman Taking a horseback ride on your next vacation? Ever thought about the horse you’ll be riding? Horses have different personalities, skills and physiques, just like people. You’ll want to convey specific information about yourself and your riding level in order to get...

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Riding Vacation Options

by Darley Newman When researching different options for your riding vacation, begin narrowing your choices by thinking about what type of vacation you are seeking. Are looking for an American ranch, an exotic, international safari or a relaxing spa escape that allows you to ride as much or litt...

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Winter Riding Tips

Dashing Through the Snow by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Just because winter is here doesn’t mean that you have to say good-bye to riding. In the right conditions and with the right gear, you can enjoy the crisp outdoors and have your own “dashing...