• The Rancho

  • 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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    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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    The Magic of the Rancho

    I can't believe another year has passed so quickly. We had a wonderful 2016, welcoming many new guests and returning friends. We celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, and retirements. We hosted weddings, retreats, missionaries, and seminars. And of course, we crafted vacations of ...

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    The Rancho Is More Than Riding

    Did you know that Rancho Las Cascadas hosts a lot more than holiday thrill seekers? Yes, our guests come from all over the world for a premiere horseback riding experience and to relax in the beautiful surroundings, but there are various reasons why others come as well. The ...

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    Mi Casa Es Su Casa

    I was asked to write a short piece about why I keep returning to Rancho Las Cascadas.. After some considerable thought, I think I’ve managed to pinpoint the exact reason, and they write it on the doorway as you walk into the Rancho:  Mi casa es su casa. My home is your home....

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    No fences. No cars.  No roads and no worries.

    There’s an old Arab proverb that says, “The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears” and nowhere is that more evident to me than at Rancho Las Cascadas. Imagine cantering over the hills of central Mexico on a trusted steed with the wind blowing in your ...

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    6 Things You Didn't Know About The Rancho

    We have a lot of repeat guests at the Rancho, but even those who visit often probably don't know these fun facts about our little piece of heaven: Ursula (Uschi) Wiprächtiger originally started building Rancho Las Cascadas as her vacation home.  But Uschi has a passion for...

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    Bird Watching At The Rancho

    While riding the open range or relaxing by the pool at Rancho Las Cascadas, you're bound to see some amazingly beautiful birds that are not as common in other areas of the world. Many of our guests ask us about these beautiful specimens, so we thought we would share a few tidbits...

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    Staff Spotlight:  German

    Position:  Wrangler/Barn Manager What are your responsibilities as Barn Manager?  I am in charge of the horses' health at the Rancho. I give daily medicines when needed and treat any wounds that may appear. When did you start at the Rancho? February 2014 Past ...

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    Perfect Summer Weather For The Perfect Family Vacation!

    School is almost over for the year and it's time to start planning your summer vacation.  Why not bring the family to Rancho Las Cascadas? Not only can you ride horses to your heart's content, but you can expose your children to an entirely new culture while enjoying the ...

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