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Address: 9432, Ruidoso, NM
Phone Number: 562
Description: This monumental outdoor sculpture depicts eight bronze horses, each...
This monumental outdoor sculpture depicts eight bronze horses, each weighing 3,000-5,000 pounds, running majestically through a wild landscape.
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Took 11-year old GrandSon and he loved it. The small park where these horse statues are displayed is a nice green area. The horse statues look real and there is a plaque by each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dallas, Texas

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Took 11-year old GrandSon and he loved it. The small park where these horse statues are displayed is a nice green area. The horse statues look real and there is a plaque by each horse to describe that breed. As an Engineer I was most impressed by a technical issue - the weight of each horse was supported by only... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A lovely little garden exhibit with a sculptures of a variety of horse breeds frolicking on the grounds. Could be missed if you use the lower parking lot for the Hubbard Museum. Definitely worth a wander. Panels provide information about the various breeds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The wine and olive oil selection was great! We joined our friends in some wine tasting, and really enjoyed the selection. Nice little shop to visit and spend time.

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Kerrville, Texas
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87 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The name indicates there will be water. There isn't any! The full size statues of the various breeds of horses is interesting and educational. You have to climb a little and the ground is uneven so be careful if you are unsteady! It is very impressive from a distance and if you walk up close you get an education.

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Midlothian, Texas
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We enjoyed a nice wine tasting and purchased a very good Pistachio Rose wine to take home. The lady was helpful and let us taste several tasty cheeses. It is fairly small but great staff. If you can stand the heat, try a sample of the Green Chile Butter. MMM good.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

went for a wine tasting and enjoyed it would go back nice environment. tried a green chili wine that is interesting

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Winters, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

we tasted wine and cheese, the young man that assisted us was very accommodating, i am sorry i can't remember his name,maybe it was the wine, we had a great time

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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46 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

They are anatomically correct, which is easily noticeable to the youngsters. :). Their legs even have chestnuts. The write-ups about the different breeds sound like advertising, and indeed are sponsored by a horse club. I mostly liked the positions, with one pair seeming to have leapt over a small embankment.

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Santa Fe, NM
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56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Here you will find larger than life sculptures of different American horse breeds portrayed in realistic muscle tensing action. I have never seen sculpture that could portray the majestic motion of the horse in a more absorbing and powerful way than at this free to the public garden. Also the differences in the breeds are portrayed and the history of... More 

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Wellsford, New Zealand
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Whether or not you are a horse lover you cannot help to admire and be awed by these beautiful statues of horses. They are gorgeous and accurate creations, set in a perfect location to show them off. Plaques explain each of the breed examples. Look in awe at the balance and poise of each animal and marvel at the engineering... More 

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Address: 9432, Ruidoso, NM
Phone Number: 562
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso

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