Riding back from the glacier with horseridingchile.com. Mountain rides and cowboys (arrieros of Chile)
Here is a lake in the High Andes where we swim, on rides with horseridingchile.com. Arriero on horse leading a mule.
Two of our guides waiting to run in a rodeo. horseridingchile.com. This sport is a passion in Chile. Special clothes are worn when competing as a 'huaso'
Flowers in hte Andes. horseridingchile.com. Ananuca or mountain lily
Glorious flowers in the Chilean Andes with horseridingchile.com. Quiaca or calendrinis affinis
After turning the steer in a rodeo the 'collera', the pair of huasos and horses, take it smoothly back round. horseridingchile.com. Below is one who got away - slipped out from being pinned close to the wall of the media luna. The winner gets to dance the cueca with the local beauty queen of the rodeo. See above
Above: two horses leap forward as the steer emerges. Below a woman rider gallops sideways to hold the animal near the side wall, in control. horseridingchile.com
mountain cauliflower seen on high rides with horseridingchile. Flowers of the Andes
Coming down from high lunch at La Rubilla with horseridingchile.com. Surefooted horses on steep terrain
LUnch on a high ridge during a ride with horseridingchile.com. Glaciers in the background