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Address: 107 Forest Road, Ruidoso, NM
Phone Number: 505-354-2778
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Ride along a creek in the mountains

About an 18 mile drive from Mechem and Sudderth down paved and unpaved roads and passes Lake Bonito. The drive itself is pretty, and the road ends at the stables. Don't arrive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2014
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Nice ride in a beautiful canyon along a stream. Our three year old rode with Mom. If you go in a winter snow four wheel drive is a big plus as you get near the stables.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

About an 18 mile drive from Mechem and Sudderth down paved and unpaved roads and passes Lake Bonito. The drive itself is pretty, and the road ends at the stables. Don't arrive earlier than 10 AM or later than 3 PM. Riders head out on a first come, first served basis. They have a large variety of horse breeds, and... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Amazing day for the family, once you arrive if the old dog barks, just keep walking he's safe. You will love this place kids.

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France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

No one showed up, it was supposed to be open, the horses were in a pretty ba shape to my opinion. Too bad because the trails were really beautiful. I decided to go horse riding at the Casino finally and I don't regret it.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

I've been on many trail rides in many different areas and this one was par for the course and what I expected it to be. It's not a fancy outfit but that's what I liked about it too. The horses followed each other because they are trained to do so for safety reasons; and, the horses are older but again... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Having been ranch-raised, and rodeo trained....I find it hilarious how "experienced" some people think they are. I have seen a woman say she "used to ride the circuit" and go put on a pair of chaps BACKWARDS. Folks...these horses cannot be perfectly matched for every person. The Runnels do the best they can to match you up with a horse... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

not the greatest trail, the horses were a bit older than expected. The guide was nice but for the price it should have been a bit better. However none of the other places were open due to time of year and the wind. We love riding horses so it was fine.

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Clovis, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

So I cannot comment on the quality of the trail rides because we waited over an hour for someone to show up, and ended up leaving without getting to go on a ride. We called the number listed beforehand, and the message said that they didn't have phone or electricity at the stables but to come on up, they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

The road getting to the stables got a bit rough on the car for the last three miles, but the ride was well worth it. We took the 1-hour ride option and our guide was nice and curteous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I really enjoyed the ride and the "wranglers"/girls that lead the tour. We had a great time and the horses were very calm. Will definitely come back next time we're in town. Thanks, Karina and Kate for a fun time on the trails.

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