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Equitrekking

Equitrekking

As the first travel television series to discover spectacular destinations on horseback, EQUITREKKING provides adventure-hungry viewers with a fresh way to see the world. Whether it's saddling up at a working cattle ranch in Colorado, watching the intricate dance of the enchanting Andalusian horses in Spain or riding through Vermont's country roads on the backs of Icelandic horse traveling by horse affords riders a whole new perspective. In each episode, host Darley Newman brings a lifelong passion for horses with her as she ventures to off-the-beaten path ranches, resorts and farms around the world in search of the best in equestrian travel.

Latest Episodes

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Tue Oct 8th, 1:30am

At the Colorado Cattle Company in Northern Colorado, Equitrekking host Darley Newman participates in "Dream Week," learning to ride championship cutting horses with expert Teddy Johnson. In Southern Colorado, Darley rides up to over 12,000 feet in San Juan National Forest with native Anne Rapp. The ride to Engineer Mountain takes Darley through alpine meadows, steep mountain passes and open expanses where views reach all the way to New Mexico. Darley and Anne survive the changes in weather that come with high altitudes, including a hailstorm, before heading back down the mountain.

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Tue Sep 17th, 1:30am

Equitrekking host Darley Newman experiences life on Turkey's beautiful Mediterranean Coast - otherwise known as the Turquoise Rivera - by hiking the chilly waters of Saklikent Gorge and horseback riding through the abandoned Greek city of Kayakoy. Next, it's off to bustling Istanbul, where East meets West, to explore the Blue Mosque, Spice Market, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and the mighty Bosphorus. Finally, Darley returns to Cappadocia, to step back in time with the locals of these ancient villages.

Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to Alberta, Canada to experience Western adventure and stunning natural scenery. In Kananaskis, Darley treks amid the beautiful snow-capped Canadian Rockies with a longtime Alberta cowboy, conquering high altitudes and an August hailstorm. Next, Darley experiences the fast-paced Calgary Stampede with its equestrian competitions, Western art, rodeos and surprisingly diverse food offerings.

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Sat Sep 14th, 1:30am

Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to the small South American country of Uruguay to discover gaucho culture by visiting various estancias, riding with cowboys on the beach, taking in the coastal town of Punta del Este and tasting local foods in Montevideo. At an eco-friendly ranch that raises sheep and cattle, Darley learns about the area's mystical vibe on a ride to a section of mysterious stone cones and up to a high point with views of a Tibetan monastery.

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Sat Sep 28th, 1:30am

Equitrekking host Darley Newman visits the Mountain Top Inn outside of Killington to explore the area's Green Mountains trails and learn the art of driving with two large Clydesdales. At the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm, Darley experiences the smooth gaits of the Icelandic horse on a multi-day inn-to-inn ride through meadows, woods and old farm lands in the Mad River Valley. Next, Darley visits the University of Vermont's Morgan Horse Farm to learn about Vermont's state animal and UVM's historic breeding program, which dates back to 1878.

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Tue Oct 15th, 1:30am

Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. On prize-winning Andalusians, Darley learns the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next, she enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in this central region. In the Southern town of Jerez de la Frontera, she sees that Andalusian can dance through a performance at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.

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