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Horseback Riding Trips You'll See on the Equitrekking TV Show


Riding on the beaches of Southern Spain

Darley Newman riding with Fernando Garcia on the beaches of Southern Spain

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Equitrekking's horseback riding travel Web site offers trips to locations you may have seen on Equitrekking, the Emmy-winning international travel TV show on Public Television that's hosted by Darley Newman. The trips, which take you horseback riding in exotic locations such as Iceland and Botswana to more familiar countries including Italy and Australia, are designed to let adventure travelers see destinations from a local's perspective.

On the Web site, you'll find an extensive list of horseback riding vacations, travel videos, tips to plan horseback riding trips and photo galleries from the different destinations.

The Boss' Pitch: Why Travel With Equitrekking

Darley Newman Host & Producer, Equitrekking says,"In filming for our Emmy-winning PBS TV show, Equitrekking, we've spent years traveling the world riding horses with local people to find the best places to horse ride while on vacation and have designed special trips based on these experiences.

Equitrekking Travel offers unique, experiential travel experiences that include riding as well as additional active and cultural adventures. Trips are run by sustainable, local, small businesses, so you can feel good about supporting local entrepreneurs on your travels, and you get an authentic, local insight.

It's our first-hand, specialist knowledge from actually taking the trips that helps our agents match travelers with the right vacation, which is of particular importance for a riding vacation, which may often take you to remote, natural areas on horseback. Trips include rides at Irish castles and country estates, horse safaris in Botswana, working ranches in New Mexico and extreme rides into the crater of a volcano on Maui."

Popular Horseback Riding Vacations with Equitrekking

Some of our most popular trips include:
  • On the Botswana Okavango Horse Safari, travelers ride for five or seven nights through Botswana's Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world. Travelers ride with a herd of giraffe or zebra across the plains, track elephant or buffalo from island to island, and canter and splash through lagoons.
  • During the Spain Dressage Training and Trail Riding in Andalucia, right outside of Seville, guests stay in 16th century hacienda and receive personalized riding instruction. Riders who wish to learn dressage or take a training vacation can take lessons with Olympian Rafael Soto. Trips include trail rides through the flower filled countryside and on the beaches of Donana National Park. These diverse trips include special excursions to the city of Jerez to see dancing horses and expert horsemen at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, a flamenco performance in Seville and Spanish cuisine and wine.
  • Explore Ireland on horseback during the Galway Riding Holidays. Travelers will visit Ireland's castles, stop at pubs and explore the region's history. Guests stay at a 300-year-old farmhouse near the River Shannon, or take a progressive trail riding vacation through the Burren to the Cliffs of Moher and the Atlantic Coast. This is a good choice for singles or groups, because travelers are immersed in Irish culture and music in small, non-touristy villages, as well as bucolic nature.
  • Equitrekking has a variety of for beginning to advanced riders. Trips include horseback riding on the beach, rainforest treks and other adventure activities, such as ocean kayaking, snorkeling and canopy tours.
  • You can join a group of take a custom self-drive Big Island and Maui horse riding vacation. Experience diverse horseback riding in Maui at a working ranch, into the crater of a volcano, and a West Maui Mountains Sunset Ride, along with four nights hotel and breakfast daily at the Kaanapali Beach Hotel, a car rental for entire stay, and all taxes except on the car. On the Big Island, ride at a working ranch and into Waipi'o Valley, the Valley of the Kings, a destination best accessed on horseback. Many people combine the two islands. The itinerary can be customized for all levels of riders and their non-riding companions.

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