Argentina horse riding holidays

BY Jody Dahl | Tue 21 Aug, 2012

Argentina horse riding holidays are like nothing else you'll ever experience. Top50 has found three very different horse riding holidays in Argentina to suit all tastes and riding abilities - and once you've tried horse riding in Argentina you'll never look back...

DSC_1104 Estancia Huechahue horse riding holidays Argentina

Estancia Huechahue in Neuquen, Argentina, is a working cattle ranch where four generations of the Wood family have worked the 15,000 acre Patagonian Steppe. This Argentina horse riding holiday is perfect if you want a horseback riding adventure, although there are many other ways you can sample the life on a Patagonian estancia. Work cattle and herd horses with the gauchos, take scenic day rides or book a rugged 3-5 day pack trip through the Andes. Huechahue offers great horse riding holidays for keen riders.

Estancia Los Potreros, Argentina Estancia Los Potreros horse riding holidays Argentina

Estancia Los Potreros offers horse riding holidays on its 6,500-acre working organic cattle and stud farm. Located in the secluded ‘Sierras Chicas’ in beautiful Cordoba, the estancia offers Argentina horse riding holidays that will give you first-hand contact with the rural traditions of Argentina. First class accommodation and hospitality, and great personal attention to detail will make your stay, whether you go for the horse riding or the scenery. Estancia Los Potreros's horse riding holidays cater for all ages and riding abilities, so is a good choice for family horse riding holidays or beginners wanting to learn in a great location. You can even learn to play polo at the estancia!

Day One: Riding out Estancia Ranquilco horse riding holidays Argentina

To really get away from it all, try horse riding in Argentina at Estancia Ranquilco - a very remote, family-owned 100,000-acre horse and cattle ranch in Andes. Ranquilco is great for romantic horse riding holidays - this estancia is all about adventure in the vast expanse of Patagonia. What could be more romantic than views of high steppes, river valleys, grazing meadows and jagged cliffs? Embrace the spirit of the gaucho with a mountain pack trips - seven and ten day horse treks into the mountains near Chile that combine luxury accommodation with camping in the pristine wilderness. Argentina horse riding holidays don't get better than riding over endless terrain, remote valleys and huge mountains.

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