Argentina, a major agricultural power

Argentina, a major agricultural power

Argentina is currently producing food for more than 450 million people, 10 times its population! It’s a giant of global agriculture, with great potential, competitive prices and diversified production. Its main regions for production are the provinces of Buenos Aires (121,002km2), Cordoba (87,865km2), Santa Fe (54,283km2),…

Pato: The “Duck” Sport of Argentina!

Pato: The “Duck” Sport of Argentina!

Gauchos from many Estancias meet up regularly to play a match of Pato. We would like to take this opportunity to explain the game and tell you its story. The beginning of Pato in Argentina Pato has existed in Argentina since the beginning of…

History of Estancias in Argentina

History of Estancias in Argentina

The word estancia is very much used in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and in southern Chile to mention a vast agricultural area, it is quite similar to the notion of ranch in North America. In the rest of South America, the word “hacienda” is used…

The First Gauchos of Argentina

The First Gauchos of Argentina

The word Gaucho has different etymologies but we think that the most well-known comes from the Quechua word huachu which means orphan, solitary or vagabond person… In the early 17th century, the first Gauchos appeared on the coast of Argentina, who at this time…

Indian dressage: history and method

Indian dressage: history and method

History of Indian Dressage The horse was brought from Spain to America by Pedro de Mendoza, in the year 1535. It’s Andalusian Berber origin. Initially it had a great size, but was adapted and, therefore, shrinking to fit the environment. Proliferated rapidly to form…