"To understand the soul of a horse is the closest we humans can come to knowing perfection."

El Rancho Criollo is open all seasons.

  

Arrangement including horse riding

All multi-day packages are all-inclusive and may be adjusted in consultation with your wishes!

Half day trip
El Ranch Criollo - halve dag tocht

After a short instruction we wil leave for a 2 hours ride trough unspoiled nature of the french Ardennes.

Times can be changed upon request.

  • 2 hours
  • From 10.00 to 12.00 or from 14.00 to 16.00.
  • 45 euro per person
Daytrip
El Ranch Criollo - dagtocht

The daytrip starts at 10.00 and we will return about 16.00. We ride through the woods and along streams and narrow paths.

When the weather is nice we have lunch during the ride in the woods.

  • From 10.00 to 16.00.
  • Lunch included
  • 90 euros per person
Weekend
El Rancho Criollo - weekend arrangement

Weekend arrangement: Friday evening after 20.00 till Sunday afternoon 16.00 hours

  

Friday

Arrival friday evening after 20.00 hours and before 22.00 hours. Welcome drinks offered by the ranch.

  

Saturday

Saturday morning after breakfast, horses will be selected and saddled for a first acquaintance between horse and guest on the pasture around the ranch. Instructions will be given by the host.

We will have a short coffee break after which the group will leave for a ride of about 4/5 hours in the forest and surroundings.

Lunch will be served during the ride in the forest or at the lakes.

You will return at the ranch at the end of the day and have a drink in the saloon.

Diner will be served at 19.00 hours with a drink offered by the ranch. After diner the saloon is opened for the evening. If the weather is good there will be a camp fire.

  

Sunday

The same as saturday only the ride will be shorter because of the departures.

  

Price

€ 310  p.p. all in*. Drinks during meals are included. Drinks after lunch and after dinner will be charged.

 

Long weekend
El Rancho Criollo - Lang weekend arrangement

Long weekend arrangement: Friday afternoon 14.00 until Monday 13.00 hours

  

Friday

Arrival between 14.00 en 14.30 hours. First some instructions on the pasture and first short ride in the forest. After the ride the bars open for drinks and diner will be served at 19.00 hours. 

  

Saturday

Saturday morning after breakfast, horses will be selected and saddled for the ride. The group will leave for a ride of about 4/5 hours in the forest and surroundings.

Lunch will be served during the ride in the forest or at the lakes.

You will return at the ranch at the end of the day and have a drink in the saloon.

Diner will be served at 19.00 hours with a drink offered by the ranch. After diner the saloon is opened for the evening. If the weather is good there will be a camp fire.

  

Sunday

Same as Saturday but at different ride in a different surrounding.

  

Monday

We will ride until 12.00 hours. Between 12.00 and 13.00 you can have a shower and pack for departure. Lunch is served at 13.00 hours.

  

Price

€ 425,- p.p. all in*. Drinks during meals are included. Drinks after lunch and after dinner will be charged separately.

 

Midweek
El Rancho Criollo - Midweek arrangement

Midweek arrangement on request.

Monday afternoon after 14.00 uur until Friday afternoon 13.00 hours

 

Monday

Arrival between 14.00 en 14.30 hours. First some instructions on the pasture and first short ride in the forest. After the ride the bars open for drinks and diner will be served at 19.00 hours. 

 

Tuesday

Tuesday morning after breakfast horses will be selected and saddled for the ride. The group will leave for a ride of about 4/5 hours in the forest and surroundings.

Lunch will be served during the ride in the forest or at the lakes.

You will return at the ranch at the end of the day and have a drink in the saloon.

Diner will be served at 19.00 hours with a drink offered by the ranch. After diner the saloon is opened for the evening. If the weather is good there will be a camp fire.

  

Wednesday & Thursday

Same as Tuesday but at different ride in a different surrounding.

  

Friday

We will ride untill 12.00 hours. Between 12.00 and 13.00 you can have a shower and pack for departure. Lunch is served at 13.00 hours.

  

Price

€ 525,- p.p. all in*

 

  

* 'All in'  means: all drinks during meals are included. Between the meals drinks will be charged seperately.

All options can be customized upon request.

 

Bed & Breakfast or arrangement without horse riding

If you do not like horse riding or for groups of which not everybody likes horse riding, other outdoor activities can be organized.

Outdoor activities near El Rancho Criollo

The rooms at El Rancho Criollo can be rented for overnight stays without a horse riding package.

For anyone who does not like riding but still wants to be active, other outdoor activities can be organized. These can be best arranged for your stay, so please contact us for more information.

In a radius of 30 kilometers around our ranch:

  • quadbike riding
  • segway
  • fishing on private lakes or public lakes
  • canoeing
  • climbing
  • mountain biking
  • high ropes
  • hiking

  

El Rancho Criollo  |  47 Rue de l'oiseau  |  08260 Maubert-Fontaine  |  France  |  T  0033.675.932.725  |  E  info@elranchocriollo.com