Walking several hundred feet up to a mile over the course of the day. Getting on and off horses (mounting blocks available) or in/out of UTVs.
Our daily breakfast buffet in the Hacienda will include classic favorites such as eggs, sausage, bacon, and/or specialties like pancakes, biscuits, and gravy. Additionally, we have fresh fruit, cereal, juices, and other cold items available.
We will embark on a field trip to the US – Mexico border, either as a scenic introductory trail ride or as an off-road UTV trip. After returning to the ranch, we'll enjoy a presentation on the history of Rancho de la Osa with the Ranch owner.
Our daily lunch buffet in the Hacienda will offer one to two entrees, several side dishes, and salad. Coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, and water are available in the Hacienda. Lemonade and/or iced tea will be served with meals.
We'll be treated to a class and demonstration on natural horsemanship, a fascinatingly effective technique for working with horses. We will then practice proper grooming techniques on ranch horses. Later in the afternoon, we'll experience a hands-on class in leather craft with a local expert.
At 5:30 p.m., enjoy the daily cocktail hour in the Cantina with complimentary appetizers; alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Dinner follows in the Hacienda.
We’ll enjoy a Nature Talk with a local expert, discussing the area surrounding the Ranch, which includes the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, a habitat for threatened and endangered plants and animals.