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Video: Equitrekking's 10 Great Places to Ride--#2 Costa Rica

Horse riding at the base of Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica is a once in a lifetime riding adventure.

Video: Switch to Western Riding for Your Next Vacation

Taking a dude ranch vacation? Learn about Western riding and hear a beginner's take on what it's like to ride Western style.

Darley cattle herding

Colorado Cattle 101

Darley Newman of Equitrekking.com tells us that cattle work can be fun, even for an English rider! Saddle up at a ranch and give it a try.

The Greyfield Inn on Cumberland Island

Wild Horses on Cumberland Island, Georgia

Darley Newman of Equitrekking.com tours Georgia's Cumberland Island with a naturalist and meets the island's "wild" horses.

Mountain Top Inn in Vermont

Mountain Top Inn Trail Riding in Vermont

Darley Newman of Equitrekking.com trail rides in Vermont's Green Mountains at the Mountain Top Inn.

Bryce Canyon, Utah

Equitrekking in Utah's Bryce Canyon

Darley Newman of Equitrekking.com says, "I had heard that Bryce Canyon National Park was one of the best parks in America. Having gone to some pretty spectacular ones, including Yellowstone and Haleakala, I was excited to take on Bryce and wasn?t let down by the ride."

Video: Kentucky Horse Park Secretariat Center

Darley Newman of Equitrekking takes us behind the scenes in the Secretariat Center at the Kentucky Horse Park to see how racehorses are retrained for other careers.

Banff Pack Trip. Photo by Chip Ward for Equitrekking.com

Banff Pack Trip, Alberta, Canada

The first day of our pack trip into Banff National Park had been an eventful one. The three-hour ride to Mystic Camp was a mix of sun, rain and hail- yes hail in July! We were in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, exploring Banff National Park and filming a pack trip for a new episode of Equitrekking.

Darley Newman. Photo by Chip Ward for Equitrekking.com

Riding Vacation Options

When researching different options for your riding vacation, begin narrowing your choices by thinking about what type of vacation you are seeking.