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Address: 523 Resort Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345
Phone Number: 575-257-2241
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Description: One hour guided horseback rides for the whole family! Please call for...
One hour guided horseback rides for the whole family! Please call for prices and reservations.
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Awesome horseback riding!

My boyfriend and I had been wanting to go horseback riding for a while but unfortunately everytime we were in Ruidoso the weather wouldn't allow it. Finally this time around we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My boyfriend and I had been wanting to go horseback riding for a while but unfortunately everytime we were in Ruidoso the weather wouldn't allow it. Finally this time around we were able to book our horseback riding. Awesome scenery and awesome horses. Our guides (wranglers) were great, friendly and helpful. We got to ride Elsa and April, both very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We took our whole family, including 4 kids ages 12, 8, 5, and 1. We all had a fabulous time! My 5 year old rode up front with our guide on the horse named Lightning McQueen and had the best time. The views were gorgeous, the staff was friendly...we couldn't ask for more. My only regret is not getting a... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Had a wonderful time horseback riding! The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. We took our 5 year old son with us and he had a wonderful time. Only disappointment was the lack of time for taking. Otherwise, great time!

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Mr Kennedy and his staff are all welcoming and friendly. There were several of they who went on the trail ride to ensure all went well. Horses were gentle and present no problems. Views are great. Reasonable price.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The people that run the stables are very friendly and fun to talk to. The horses were in great shape and were very well behaved. The scenery was absolutely amazing. Could not have asked for a better experience!!

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Have been on a horse in a really long time. Cowboys made you feel like you had been riding forever. The views are splendid from horseback. Would do it again.

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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took an extensive trip to NM and Colorado, including river rafting with our kids and they said their FAVORITE part was the horseback riding at Grindstone Stables! THAT is quite a compliment! The staff was very friendly and accommodating, very patient with the kids and they have a real passion for the horses. They seem to want everyone to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My family and I enjoyed a great ride and experience. The views during the trail ride were beautiful. The staff were friendly and very professional throughout the experience. I definitely recommend Grindstone Stables to anyone looking for a great horseback ride while in the Ruidoso area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a must do activity, particularly if you are a novice rider. Great trail ride up and around a mountain. Pretty much nose-to-tail all the way, but beautiful scenery and engaging wranglers made the whole adventure worthwhile and fun! Highly recommend!

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We enjoyed our trip up the mountain. The wranglers were personable and competent. The views were very nice and the horses behaved! A nice hour spent taking this ride!

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