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RIO GRANDE STABLES

Explore the Sangre de Cristo Mountains

& other Enticing Trails & Territories of the Land of Enchantment

 

TAOS & QUESTA, NEW MEXICO
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Call 888-259-8267 / 575-776-5913

 

   

Hourly Ride Descriptions and Prices

 Near Red River State Fish Hatchery, south of Questa, NM,”

1 HOUR RIDE
This ride is geared towards beginners and children.  Our focus here is to provide you and your family with a safe, gentle introduction into the world of horseback riding.

$50.00/person

2 HOUR RIDE

Surprisingly rewarding Trail Ride! Enjoy an energizing ride through Juniper and Ponderosa Pine forests on this outing above the Red River Gorge. …a great couple of hours in the saddle.                                                                                                                              $75.00/person

 

3 HOUR RIDE
With endless territory to explore, take a little longer in the hill tops and Upper Mesa expanses to explore the Land of Enchantment from the saddle .                           

  $90.00/person

Click here for a description and directions to the RRFH Rides

 

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“Cebolla Mesa spreads across the Taos Plateau”

3 HOUR RIDE
Cebolla Mesa host us for these three hours. The views of Northern New Mexico from here are simply breathtaking.  Ride across history to the Red River Gorge or Rio Grande Gorge overlook during this three hour in the saddle.                                                                                                      

$90.00/person

4 HOUR RIDE

Four hours in the saddle offer up both river overviews and possibly the confluence!

Experience sweeping views across the Taos Plateau, up to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and across to the Brazos and Tusas Mountains in the west.

               $105.00 per person

 *This ride is designed for the equestrian enthusiast.

1/2 DAY WITH LUNCH

As with all the trails and paths that we cover while in the saddle, Cebolla Mesa offers miles & miles of intrigue.  Stay a little longer and enjoy an excellent lunch from the saddlebags and a little extra time with your mount and fine company.

 $120/person 9:00 am

 

SUNSET 2 HOUR RIDE

A perfect end to a busy day around Taos & the Enchanted Circle.  Cebolla Mesa offers outstanding vistas in all directions.  Catch the changing hues at day’s end with Rio Grande Stables.                                                     

    $85.00/person 6:00-8:00 pm

*Starting times may vary

 

Click here for a description and directions to the Cebolla Mesa Rides.

 

“San Cristobal Canyon Trail”  

Northern slope of  the Sangre de Cristo Mountains

 

1/2 DAY WITH LUNCH

Truly a quality experience…away from the crowds & bustle of town.  Ascend the trail along the mountain stream within the harboring boughs of the San Cristobal Canyon.  Known as one of the pristine birth places of the Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout, San Cristobal Canyon is the essence of mountain freshness.  There is no other location as suited for a gourmet lunch straight from the Saddle Bags.

Arrive 45 minutes prior to ride time

$120/person 10:00 am

  Evening Sun Set Ride with Dinner       

$140/person 4:00 pm

ALL DAY RIDES
A truly stimulating experience.  Not for the faint at heart.  Come saddle up for a day exploring the mountain trails of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains or the Cebolla Mesa.  A full day of equestrian adventure, grand views, challenging trail and possible wildlife sightings.  We bring the lunch… you bring the camera.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

$165.00 per person 9:00 am

 Click here for description and directions to the San Cristobal Rides.

         Get Ready To Ride: Visit our TACK ROOM  to prepare for your ride.

 

         Minimum Age Requirement:  7 years old.  All locations offer to lead riders of all ages if they are not comfortable reining their own horse. Sorry: no doubles.

 

         Local Weather Forecast:  From the National Weather Service

 

         Important Forms/Documents: (in Adobe PDF format)

Client Information Form , Participant Release Form

 

         Reservations and Cancellation Policies:  Advanced reservations for any trip is strongly recommended, though not always required. A deposit in the amount of 50% of your total trip cost is required to hold your reservation.  

Cancellation Policy. (in Adobe PDF format)

 

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Taos Ski Valley SUNDAYS

Beginning in July, Rio Grande Stables will offer Horseback Rides in the Ski Valley each Sunday. 

Join us for Hourly, Half Day with Lunch and All Day Rides up

Bull of The Woods Trail.

 

Taos Ski Valley Visitors Guide! Click Here to View / Download the Guide,     Map and Directions: Map of Taos Ski Valley
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CALL 888-259-8267 to BOOK today!  

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Lajitas Stables
FM 170 along the Scenic Rio Grande
888-508-7667 / 432-371-2212
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Taos Ski Valley
888-259-8267 / 575-776-5913
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Permitted by the United States Forest Service
Central Offices: PO Box 6, Terlingua, Texas 79852   432-371-3064, Fax 432-371-3066  email: lajitasstables@bigbend.net