Itinerary

Day 1:

  • Reception of our guests in the stables. 
  • Brief introductory talk about the trip and is objectives.
  • Cleaning of stables and horses and feeding
  • Lunch at home with a local family
  • Introduction to the methodology of “rational dressage” with demonstrations and hands-on participation (which will vary according to the horse). 
  • Introduction to Chilean tack and other equestrian gear and hardware. 
  • Training ride in a corral or nearby rural sector. 
  • End of day dinner at a local restaurant and accommodation in a hotel in town

Day 2:

  • Meet and maté in the stables 
  • Cleaning and feeding the horses 
  • Demonstration and hands-on participation in saddling 
  • Lunch at local home or packed lunch in the field.
  • Afternoon horseback riding trip and putting what was learned into practice
  • Return to the stables 
  • Harvesting vegetables in the organic garden/greenhouse for dinner 
  • Farewell asado (or dinner) at home with the family 
  • Souvenir delivery

Description

During two days our guests will meet the horses, they will learn how to treat them, so that rider and horse can bond. This method is known as “rational dressage” where horse and rider form a working relationship based on mutual understanding, respect and friendship, ending the day with dinner at a local restaurant.

On the second day we will saddle the horses and our visitors will apply what they have learned riding through the nearby valley of the Futaleufú river, to finish our excursion by picking the vegetables from our greenhouse / orchard and share a dinner in the family home.

Summary

Difficulty level:
Low-Medium, (adaptable to the ability and aptitude each guest.)

PRICE:
$ 140.000 CLP
(*Chilean Pesos)

Our Activities

Single Day Program
Our guests will spend a day getting to know the horses, they will learn how to treat them, so that rider and horse can bond and function in a self-sufficient way. This method is known as “rational dressage” where horse and rider form a working relationship based on mutual understanding, respect and friendship, and then harvest vegetables in our garden for a farewell dinner with the family …
Two-Day Outing
During two days our guests will meet the horses, they will learn how to treat them, so that rider and horse can bond. This method is known as “rational dressage” where horse and rider form a working relationship based on mutual understanding, respect and friendship and then apply what they have learned riding through the Futaleufú valley ….
Espolón Valley Odyssey
For more experienced riders and outdoor enthusiasts, we offer a five-day trip through the remote and spectacular Espolón Valley. The valley is located in the heart of the Andes of Northern Patagonia and is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and glaciers. During the trip we will cross numerous rivers and lakes exploring virgin native forests and pristine landscapes …