Working cattle estancia near Cordoba, Argentina. Ride with gauchos and experience Argentine hospitality, lovely accommodation and learn to play polo. All levels.
Combine the essence of the Argentinian experiences: Ride on the pampas at all paces, learn cattle work from the gauchos on a working estancia, learn to play polo with the locals and visit Buenos Aires in one convenient holiday. This ride is aimed at riders and accompanying non-riders.
Exclusive to Unicorn Trails, this ride combines the best of wildlife safari and cattle work in the largest tropical wetland in the world. Forward going Pantaneiro horses, comfortable fazendas and a night in hammocks with plenty of cultural highlights.
Rio Grande do Sul highlights in one itinerary starting with a 3d trail around the lagoons, beaches and wetlands of Lagoa do Peixe National Park on Lusitano horses. Then transfer inland to ride criollos on a trail of dramatic canyons and waterfalls with lush green rain forest in the bottom and open grass plateaux above, stopping at small fazendas to join the cattle work of the local gauchos. Comfortable ensuite accommodation throughout.
Experience Canada's wild west on this working guest ranch at the foot of the Coast Mountains in western Canada. Relax and get away from modern life in this uninhabited landscape, riding out in small groups aboard quality horses. There are plenty of activities to keep non-riders busy. This destination offers the tranquility of a remote location, comfortable accommodation and riding for all levels.
This relaxed working cattle-guest ranch in Saskatchewan has plenty to explore. Experience the cowboy way of life under the endless sky of the Canadian prairies and overnight in simple log cabins with en-suite rooms. Relax in the hot tub after each day.
Experience Alberta in all its autumn glory and just an hours drive from Calgary. Unlike pack trips, this ranch based vacation provides comfortable accommodation to come home to each evening, making this trip particularly special. Breakfast and dinner are served in the guesthouse, while lunches are held on the trail as a picnic. You will need good riding fitness and be comfortable at a walk, trot and canter to fully enjoy this ride.
This is a ranch based trip staying at two locations, one on each side of the Continental Divide. Start the week riding through the stunning Kannanaskis Country of Alberta and then load the horses in the trailer and drive to British Columbia for the last few days of riding through the larch forests. For intermediate riders onwards with the opportunity for faster riding were the terrain permits.
Ride through the forests and meadows of Kananaskis country before exploring the higher reaches of the Rocky Mountains. Camp in unspoilt locations surrounded by the vastness of nature, just as the first explorers of this country did whilst enjoying hearty food by campfire. This ride has some rugged trails, you will need good balance and control of your horse through these sections, we recommend intermediate or above for this one.
An immersive nature experience, travelling on horseback through the Canadian wilderness and exploring the fauna and flora living there. Learn the instincts and habits of an abundance of wildlife including bears, eagles, mountain goats, moose, cougars and wolves from the knowledgeable guides.
While on the trail, accommodation is in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this trip gets riders really close to nature.