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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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Staff is Most Friendly

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews
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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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3 reviews
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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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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Louisville, Kentucky
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110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Our visit was actually in September 2012, while stationed at Ft. Bliss. We too,were caught offguard by the "cash only" of this establishment, but luckily they took checks! I haven't regularly ridden in years...and found the staff helpful and courteous when it came to having a horse selected for me and my husband. Granted, this ride was a typical "nose... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My 8 year old and I absolutely loved riding horses at Grindstone. The wranglers were all amazing and helpful. They picked the perfect horses for everyone. The views were beautiful as well. I would highly recommend them.

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Lubbock, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

These Cowboys and Cowgirls were knowledgeable, funny, and help put inexperienced riders at ease. I grew up around horses, however I didn't ride very often. They were quick to pick me a very calm, and beautiful horse. I will be going back for sleigh rides in the winter. Highly recommend these fellas.

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Address: 523 Resort Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345
Phone Number: 575-257-2241
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso

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