La Guarida Ranch encompasses 20,000 acres (8,000 ha) located in the Tinaja Verde mountains, approximately 35 miles southwest of Presidio, TX., which is a historic territory of the desert bighorn sheep. The topography consist of rugged terrain with elevations from 4,200 ft. (1,280 m) to 7,000 ft. (2,140 m), making an excellent habitat for the desert sheep and the mule deer, as well as creating a demanding hunting experience. Read More



The Mexican Desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis mexicana) became extinct from the state of Chihuahua during the 1960s. La Guarida Ranch was acquired in 1981 with the purpose to reintroduce the desert sheep to its original and historical habitats. With much dedication and perseverance the ranch was able get the first breeding stock until the year 2000. Today the ranch has around 300 animals and has reintroduced the desert bighorn sheep to another two ranches on its historical habitats in the state of Chihuahua. Read More


Jose Antonio Vallina Receives Special Award January 23, 2014 Desert bighorn sheep were extirpated from the Mexican state of Chihuahua during the 1960s. The wild Sheep Foundation honored the man who brought them back–a man whose incredible and dedicated efforts resulted in more than 330 desert bighorns back on the mountain. Read More

What We Offer?


  • •Hunting guide.
  • •Hunting and trophy permits.
  • •Rifle permits.
  • •Land transportation to the ranch.
  • •Landing strip with hangar.
  • •Luxury accommodations.
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The ranch is located 200 km (125 mi) away from the city of Chihuahua. (Time approx. 2h 45m) The ranch is located 120 km (78 mi) away from the city of Presidio, Tx. (Time approx. 1h 30m). Read More


Boone and Crockett Club

  • •Life Time Associate
  • •2010, 2012, 2013 Donor.
  • •2013 Convention Exhibitor.

Wild Sheep Fundation (WSF)

  • •Life time Member
  • •2010, 2011, 2013, 2014,2015 Donor.
  • •2011 winner of the outfiters bronce medal ram taken with a bow.
  • •Recipient of the 2014 Conservation Award.

Dallas Safari Club International

  • •2013, 2014, 2015 Convention Exhibitor.

Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife

  • •2009 Donor