The romance and history of Spain comes alive as Equitrekking explore the beaches of Southern Spain, historic farms outside of Segovia and Seville, a performance of dancing horses at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art and nightlife in Seville.
Equitrekking’s Emmy nominated host and producer Darley Newman begins the adventures at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. Darley rides prize-winning Andalusians on the farm to learn about the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next Darley enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in the central region of Segovia. In the Southern town of Jerez de la Frontera, viewers learn about Andalusian horses through a performance at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art. Darley visits Yeguada Real Tesoro, a premier sherry bodega, which also breeds rare black Andalusian Horses. Next Equitrekking heads to Doñana National Park, a diverse National Heritage Site. Darley explores park''s varied landscapes and wildlife. Riding along the pristine beaches and onto the trails that pilgrims take to the shrine of El Rocio, viewers begin to understand why horses are a national treasure in Spain.
Emmy nominated host and producer Darley Newman takes viewers to the best destinations to go horseback riding, exploring with local people to learn about history, culture and stunning wildlife and natural surroundings. Experience equestrian travel as expert Darley takes you riding on the beaches of Southern Spain, in a northern California Redwood Forest, the rainforest in Costa Rica or through the lush, green countryside of Ireland. For both arm-chair travelers and those preparing to take their equestrian adventure, Equitrekking transports viewers to exotic destinations on this Emmy Award winning travel series.