Darley Newman: Producer & Host
Equitrekking History & Facts:
Equitrekking broadcasts to 97% of the U.S. on PBS and on international networks in over 82 countries, including the UK, Scandinavia, Russia, Japan, Italy, France and beyond. Equitrekking debuted on PBS in New Mexico during the summer of 2006 and made its national debut during the summer of 2007. Equitrekking segments with host Darley can also be seen on the Starz Network’s Encore Westerns Channel and Ralph Lauren TV (RLTV).
In each episode of Equitrekking, host and equestrian travel expert Darley Newman leads viewers horseback riding around the world with local people to experience history, adventure and culture both in and out of the saddle. Viewers learn insider's information about accessible vacation activities and destinations they can visit and experience beautiful and interesting locales as they travel with Darley and her local friends.
Honors: Three Daytime Emmy Award Wins! Outstanding Photography 2009, 2012 & 2013.
Eight Daytime Emmy Nominations: Outstanding Writing 2011, 2013. Outstanding Travel Series 2009-13. Two Telly Awards for Best Travel Program & Photography. Best Travel Broadcast 2009-10 and Merit Award Best Travel Book 2009 in North American Travel Journalist Competition.
The 35 episode high definition series has received strong ratings and response with diverse episodes from Vermont, the Carolinas, Georgia Coast, Wyoming, Colorado, Spain, Iceland, Coastal Ireland, Hawaii's Big Island, Irish Countryside, Maui, Virginia Hunt Country, California Wine Country, Belize, Costa Rica, Southern Quebec, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Kentucky, Scotland, Wales, Southern Spain, Alaska, Central Turkey, Quebec City and Beyond, Alberta, Jordan: Wadi Rum, Aqaba & Jerash, Turkey's Coast, Cappadocia & Istanbul, Uruguay, Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea,Botswana: Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana: Tuli, Makgadikgadi and Maun and two specials on Great National Parks & Great American Ranches.
Equitrekking.com is an online resource for all things equestrian travel featuring video clips, travel articles, expert tips and a global guide to horseback riding vacations.
EquitrekkingTravel.com launched in January 2010 and features exceptional equestrian vacations inspired by the Equitrekking TV series.