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  • 7 Fun Facts: Who Visits The Rancho?

    We get a lot of questions about our guests at the Rancho.  Here are just a few interesting tidbits to help you get an idea of who visits the Rancho. 40% of our guests are from Europe; 60% are from the United States and Canada. 45% of our guests are females traveling by ...

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    Experienced Riders Love What We Offer

    We attract all levels of riders to the Rancho, so we have routes and horses to accommodate every ability and mood.  Many of our experienced riders return again and again because there is always something new to keep things fresh and exciting.  Here are just a few reasons they ...

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    The Golden Eagle: National Bird of Mexico

    When you visit the Rancho you will discover an incredible range of birds out on the rides, and the eagle is just one of those magnificent species. The eagle is North America’s largest bird of prey and rather importantly, the Golden Eagle is the national bird of Mexico. The ...

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    Calling All Videographers!

    Send us home videos from your Rancho vacation and you could win big! Every day at the Rancho our guests enjoy riding, free as a bird, through the beautiful Mexican highlands. There are no fences, just hundreds of miles to explore on horseback. If you've been here, you know that ...

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    Is it possible to carry a piece of happiness home?

    My last afternoon at the Rancho was overcast. ‘Strange weather,’ the manager Jenny said. ‘It’s never like this.’ The only other guest didn’t feel like riding. It was just me. At the corral, I looked for Carlos, the intelligent ex-software developer, who had ...

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    Staff Spotlight:  Mayte

    Position:  Evening Cook What are your general responsibilities as Evening Cook?  I am responsible for all of the dinner preparations every evening, including cooking the four-course dinner.  Estella helps me. When did you start at the Rancho?  October 2008 What is ...

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    Stretch Your Legs and Explore

    I wake up early when I stay at the Ranch. The sun is usually shining through the window before 7:00 am and it wakes me from a peaceful and very restful sleep. Breakfast isn't ready until 8:00 am, so there is plenty of time to get out and stretch my legs. I like to enjoy the quiet...

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    Diego Rivera – Mexico City Mural Trail

    Diego Rivera is one of Mexico’s most famous painters. He rebelled against the traditional school of painting and created a way of working that combined historical, social and political ideas - allowing him to reflect the cultural changes at that time in Mexico and the rest of ...

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    Building Bonds

    At Rancho Las Cascadas, we believe riding is therapeutic and, with proper instruction, even beginners can experience a transformation of sorts as they shed the stress of daily life and become one with a horse. A strong bond between horse and rider is not uncommon at the Rancho, ...

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    Like Peanut Butter And Jelly

    Some things just go together...like peanut butter and jelly, cheese and crackers or cookies and milk. That's how I felt about my horse, Gitano, the first time I rode him at the Rancho. I wouldn't call it love at first site. That's not who I am. But we did have an understanding - ...

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