Check out this extended promo for Equitrekking’s new, fifth season on PBS. Highlights of the new season include a visit to South America, where you can experience eco-friendly estancias and the popular coastal cities of Montevideo and Punta del Este in Uruguay.
On Turkey’s stunning Mediterranean Coast, otherwise known as the Turquoise Rivera, our crew hikes the chilly waters of Saklikent Gorge and horseback rides through the abandoned Greek city of Kayak?y, before discovering colorful spice markets and palaces in Istanbul and ancient villages in Cappadocia.
Alberta brings viewers on two different pack trips into Banff National Park and Kananaskis, riding to high altitudes and camping in the Canadian Rockies. Viewers then travel to a historic ranch in the foothills of the Rockies and into Calgary for the fast-paced Calgary Stampede.
On a two-episode journey through the Middle Eastern country of Jordan, I ride strong Arabian horses with the Bedouin in the spectacular Wadi Rum Desert, explore magical Petra and Dana Village on horseback, hike Jordan’s version of the Grand Canyon, and float in the Dead Sea. To gain insight into the history and characteristics of the Arabian breed, Equitrekking gains exclusive access to the Royal Stables, where I interview HRH Princess Alia.
Equitrekking Great National Parks takes a closer look at some of the remarkable landscapes, wildlife, and adventures in America’s National Parks. Parks profiled include Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef in Utah, the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina, Canyon de Chelly in Arizona, Kenai Fjords in Alaska, Haleakala National Park on Maui, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii’s Big Island, Cumberland Island in Georgia and Yellowstone in Wyoming. Equitrekking also takes a look at Great American Ranches, delving into the history, culture and scenery of historic ranches in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Alberta, Texas, Maui and the Big Island.
Darley Newman is the host of the Emmy Award-winning Public Television series Equitrekking, which takes viewers on horseback riding vacations around the world. Equitrekking is broadcast on PBS stations and on international networks in over 30 countries.