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Address: 2961 Highway 68, NM 87571
Phone Number: (575) 751-2815
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A beautiful sunset ride

Melissa was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The horses were easy to ride and the views at sunset were absolutely stunning. Thank you Melissa for a great experience!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Embudo, New Mexico
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Embudo, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Melissa was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The horses were easy to ride and the views at sunset were absolutely stunning. Thank you Melissa for a great experience!

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Melissa knows her stuff. Nicely kept horses. Melissa loves her animals and knows the surrounding countryside. A good guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I cannot even begin to express how incredible this horseback riding experience was. We have only ridden horses at a young age but after a few minutes with Melissa we were taking on the ancient Apache Trail! Our horses were extremely well mannered and behaved and knew exactly what paths to take to get us up the mountain safely. We... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We contacted Melissa on short notice for a trail ride, but the weather wasn't cooperating. She was extremely gracious and flexible in finding a time that worked for all of us - the horses included. My partner is an anxious beginning rider, and I am very experienced with several horses of my own. Melissa expertly matched the perfect horses to... More 

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My teenage daughter (who has ridden since the age of 2) & her friend (who has no riding experience) thoroughly enjoyed their ride with Melissa. She has a vast knowledge of the local geology and wildlife and they came back having seen coyote dens, bear tracks, crystals, native pottery and also the area where Georgia O'Keefe's ashes were scattered. Our... More 

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taos, nm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My wife and I took the 2 hour ride for our anniversary and it was fantastic. Melissa really knows horses, geology, the region, and local history. It was heartwarming to be riding rescue horses and to be accompanied by rescue dogs. She gave me the help I needed, since I rarely ride. Melissa would stop at particularly scenic spots and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My husband and I rode with Melissa at the beginning of November, 2013. She is a wonderful guide with extensive knowledge of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the history of New Mexico, geology, archaeology and of course, horses. My husband and I are occassional riders at best. Melissa took her time instructing us and making sure that we were properly... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Great horseback trail with geology, history and archeology thrown in. Melissa is very knowledgeable.

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Kitchener
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This review is late in being posted, but better late than never. We rode with Melissa last August 2012. It was our first trip to New Mexico. My husband and I just loved the ride. He is the experienced rider, I'm novice, but didn't matter, Melissa makes you feel so relaxed and comfortable. She rescues horses and its obvious how... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My daughters (14 & 19) and I had a wonderful time on the trail with Melissa. She was so knowledgeable and obviously has a passion for her horses and other rescued animals. It was refreshing to meet someone so in tune with nature and "unplugged", The beautiful vistas and scenery along the trail was breathtaking. We would absolutely go back... More 

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Address: 2961 Highway 68, NM 87571
Phone Number: (575) 751-2815
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County

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