Horseback Riding in Argentina

Horseback riding in Argentina plays a major role in its history, economy and folklore. The Argentine gaucho is as picturesque as the American cowboy, but while the classic cowboy of the American West is a dieing breed, the traditional life of the gaucho in Argentina is very much alive.

This huge and varied country stretches from spectacular Iguazu Falls in the north to the jagged glaciers of Tierra del Fuego in the south which is as long a distance as from northern Maine to Florida. Much of it is wide open pampas covered with wonderful grass for cows and it is ideal ranching country. Buenos Aires is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant cities.

The Estancia Los Potreros has been in the same Anglo-Argentine family for four generations and is a 6,000 acre cattle ranch in the mountains just north of Cordoba. This ranch does an excellent job of blending the best of local culture with our own so that guests feel entirely at home while being exposed to the most picturesque aspects of life on an Argentine ranch.

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