Mixing It Up: How We Retire Horses and Add To The Herd

Mixing It Up: How We Retire Horses and Add To The Herd   There is always something new and exciting at the Rancho...even within the herd. The Rancho tries to keep approximately 35 horses at all times, but throughout the year the lineup changes in order to ensure the horses' optimal health and to fulfill ...

2017-08-02T15:49:02+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

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 a lifetime for guests from around the world. We thank each of you from ...

2017-07-15T21:50:39+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|

I’m On Top Of The World!

“So how was your trip to that Mexican horse ranch place? Was it fun?” My hackles rise as people refer to Rancho Las Cascades—my new soul-home—as “that Mexican horse ranch place,” but I just smile and confirm that yes, it was fun. They keep going: “Well, what was it like? What all did you do?” ...

2017-07-15T23:42:11+00:00 July 30th, 2015|

A Mid-Year Recap From the Owner

Uschi Wiprächtiger, OwnerRancho Las Cascadas & Mansion San Miguel We've had a banner year so far at Rancho Las Cascadas.  More friends than ever, old and new, have joined us from around the world.  We've recently had guests from Japan and have seen an influx of  visitors from Australia.  Word must really be ...

2017-07-15T23:44:51+00:00 July 14th, 2015|

Contest Winners Announced

In April and May this year, Rancho Las Cascadas hosted a writing contest to collect our guests' personal stories about their experiences at the Rancho.  We are pleased to have received nine entries, all of which were special in their own way.  A panel of judges reviewed each, looking for events or interactions that were ...

2017-07-15T23:47:37+00:00 June 9th, 2015|

Now Kids Stay And Play For Free!

All-Inclusive Family Guest Ranch Vacations at Rancho Las Cascadas While we are mostly adult oriented, during mid-June, July and the first half of August we see many families with kids as young as the age of three and their teenage siblings visiting the ranch time and time again. We believe that many of these families ...

2015-06-02T13:39:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|

Save 30% This Summer

Summer time is fun time at Rancho Las Cascadas!  Let us help you plan your own special week at the Rancho with customized experiences that will make it unique and exceptional.  Bring your friends, family, colleagues, photographers or a group of people from your riding stable.  We're happy to set up riding schedules, training classes, or ...

2015-05-29T14:33:17+00:00 May 29th, 2015|

Comfortable Temperatures All Summer Long

Many people think that the temperatures during the summer at Rancho Las Cascadas are unbearably hot.  But they're wrong!!!  The Rancho is situated in a valley at an altitude of 7,500 feet above sea level and protected by high mountains.  This means the weather conditions are very tempered with sunny skies almost every day and ...

2017-07-15T23:49:03+00:00 May 12th, 2015|

Reflections

A guest recalls the quiet peacefulness of riding at Rancho Las Cascadas.   I'm not really a city person. After a few hours in Mexico City your brain learns to tune out the constant buzz. The beehive hum of humans packed into a small space all hurrying and racing to live their lives. Your brain ...

2017-07-15T23:51:15+00:00 April 19th, 2015|

Traveling Single To The Ranch

One guest's experience. I love to travel.  As a single woman, though, I usually find it nerve-racking (and a little lonesome) doing so by myself.   It's difficult for me to really relax and unwind, when I'm worried about finding my way in a strange place.  So when I was looking for vacation ideas about five ...

2017-07-15T23:57:23+00:00 February 21st, 2015|