About Our Gauchos

The word gaucho derives from the Quechua term “huachu”, which means without parents. This word is used in the regions of Plata, Argentina, Uruguay and even in Brazil, to designate horsemen from the plain or pampa dedicated to livestock. Its origin arises from the mixture of blood between...
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Exploring Gaucho’s History

In the Americas, few professions are romanticized quite like that of the cowboy. Images of rugged men dashing about on broncos have earned a place in both North and South American history, the hardships of their chosen lifestyle masked by the allure of wide open skies and days full of adventure....
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Exploring Argentina’s Gaucho History

The word Gaucho has different etymologies but we think that the most well-known comes from the Quechua word huachu which means orphan, solitary orvaga bond person… In the early 17th century, the first Gauchos appear across the coast of Argentina, who at this time were also called gauderios or...
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