5 Days Breathtaking Trail Ride Vacation in Corrientes, Argentina

Breathtaking Ranch Vacation Argentina

Estancia La Rosita invites you to experience one of the best trail rides in Argentina! They have designed a horseback riding program that includes lodging at four different estancias or ranches. Relax and imagine yourself galloping along kilometers and kilometers without finding big cities. You and the Gauchos could herd a troop of horses. The landscape is just the land with plains, lagoons, forestations, and native forests. During the day, you will enjoy nature and extensive galloping on excellent horses. Meanwhile, at night, you will enjoy hospitality, comfort, and excellent food in each estancia.

Key information

  • Horse Breed: A mixture of Criollo, Thoroughbred for racing, Argentine Polo Ponies, and Quarter Mile horses

Highlights

  • 4 horse riding sessions
  • Approximate daily riding time: 2 to 4 hours
  • Open field work with cows and / or polo introduction
  • Enjoying a massage and a folklore musical group
  • Transport from and to the city of Esquina
  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily hearty meals

Skill level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

During this program, you will be accommodated at Estancia La Rosita, Estancia La Amistad, Estancia Buena Vista, and Estancia La Pelada.

Estancia La Rosita

Estancia La Rosita in an authentic and traditional Argentine estancia. This family farm, for several generations, is breeding cattle. Fernando and Guillermo Landgraf are the second generations receiving guest and having a lot of fun. They propose hospitality and first-rate services with the warmth of a rural homeplace.

The ranch is supplied with all grooming amenities. There is also a swimming pool, solarium, two living rooms (one of them with satellite TV), barbecue area, very spacious verandas, polo fields, and free Wi-Fi. Beyond your room's door lies nature itself. All of the eight rooms have en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning units, individual heating, and maid service on a daily basis.

Estancia La Rosita Argentina Ranch Vacation Program

Day 1: Estancia La Rosita

  • Arrival at Estancia La Rosita.
  • Short horse rides to try out the horses.
  • Open field work with cows and / or polo introduction during the afternoon.
  • Dinner and lodging at Estancia La Rosita.

Day 2: Horseback riding from Estancia La Rosita to Estancia La Amistad

  • First day of the journey towards another estancia.
  • 2 hours and 45 minutes' ride during the morning and another 2 hours and 45 minutes' in the afternoon.
  • Massage sessions, dinner, and lodging at Estancia La Amistad.

Day 3: Riding from La Amistad to Estancia Buena Vista

  • Horse ride towards the third estancia.
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes' ride in the morning and 2 hours and 30 minutes' cavalcade in the afternoon.
  • Tea, free time, relax, and pool
  • Dinner and lodging at Estancia Buena Vista.

Day 4: Ride from Estancia Buena Vista to Estancia La Pelada

  • Horse ride towards the fourth estancia 2 hours during the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon.
  • There are great possibilities of watching capybara, alligators (yacares), rheas, and a remarkable variety of birds.
  • Dinner and lodging at Estancia La Pelada.

Day 5: Intensive ride from La Pelada back to Estancia La Rosita

  • You shall set out returning from the last estancia towards La Rosita.
  • The ride will take 4 hours in the morning and 4 hours in the afternoon.
  • The farewell dinner shall enjoy the company of a folklore musical group.
  • Transfer out.

Horses

All of Estancia La Rosita's horses are born, raised, and trained in Estancia La Rosita. This distinctive feature, which currently is not so common, guarantees several features. They really know perfectly well their horses. They can choose the adequate horse for each one of the guests. According to the seasonal time of the year, you will be able to see and participate in the trainee process.

Breeds

The horses are mainly a mixture of Criollo, Thoroughbred for racing, Argentine Polo Ponies, and Quarter Mile horses. Estancia La Rosita crossbreeds them seeking to achieve a balance according to the kind of horse that they like and that they consider is best adapted to their terrain, geography, and requirements. There are more than 100 horses in Estancia La Rosita.

Riding horses

Horses are indispensable companions, necessary for all the tasks performed at an estancia. Estancia La Rosita fully trusts their horses, 100% trust them. Mounted on their horses, it is possible to perform every kind of rural tasks that may be performed while riding the horses for example, lassoing cows, bulls, and horses, carrying on vaccinating animals, even when angry, opening and closing cattle gates (tranqueras), and galloping under the rain. Estancia La Rosita is certain that their horses have an excellent behavior and they want you to enjoy yourself.

Stallions

Two stallions are currently mating at Estancia a Rosita. One is Thoroughbred Polo Argentino (grandson of Pucara - Tanoira Stud) and Thoroughbred racing horse.

Colts

Presently, there are nearly 30 foals, aged one to three years. Estancia La Rosita starts training their foals when they reach approximately three years and a half. During their first three years, Estancia La Rosita gathers them every once in a while and handle them to rid them of their tickles with a message and / or a hose bath. However, during those three and half years, they live in a complete freedom. Unlike many other places or estancias, Estancia La Rosita does not have an exclusive lot of mares destined for cross breeding. They change every year the cross-breeding mares so they may not forget their training and keep on passing their good breeding to their offspring.

Location

During this program, you will have a journey towards four estancias in the area of Esquina, Argentia.

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 4 horse riding sessions
  • Open field work with cows and / or polo introduction
  • Massage sessions at Estancia La Amistad
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Daily meals accompanied by beverages in all the estancias
  • Transfer to and from the city of Esquina

How to get there

Arrival by bus

You can use a bus with Flechabus company with daily departure at 20:55 from Buenos Aires. The company has a VIP area at Buenos Aires bus station. Estancia La Rosita can buy the ticket for you and you can pick them up in the departure date from the bus station. If you prefer to buy and print the ticket by yourself, you can do it online on Flechabus website. Upon your arrival in Esquina, Estancia La Rosita will be waiting for you at the bus station to go to the ranch.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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