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Please call our offices to check on additional ride times,
alternative rides, and locations perfect for your party.

Explore the Sangre de Cristo Mountains

& other Enticing Trails & Territories of the Land of Enchantment

 

TAOS & QUESTA, NEW MEXICO

Call 888-259-8267 / 575-776-5913

 


Hourly Rides
Descriptions & Prices






La Vista de Questa
North of Questa, NM


1 HOUR RIDE

This ride is geared towards beginners and children. Our focus here is to provide you and your family with a safe, gentle introduction into the world of horseback riding.
 

$50.00/person


Red River State Fish Hatchery
South of Questa, NM


2 HOUR RIDE

Surprisingly rewarding Trail Ride! Enjoy an energizing ride through Juniper and Ponderosa Pine forests on this outing above the Red River Gorge. A great couple of hours in the saddle.
 

$75.00/person

3 HOUR RIDE

With endless territory to explore, take a little longer in the hill tops and Upper Mesa expanses to explore the Land of Enchantment from the saddle.
 

$90.00/person


Click here for a description and directions to the RRFH Rides






Cebolla Mesa spreads across the Taos Plateau


3 HOUR RIDE

Cebolla Mesa host us for these three hours. The views of Northern New Mexico from here are simply breathtaking. Ride across history to the Red River Gorge or Rio Grande Gorge overlook during this three hour in the saddle.

$90.00/person

4 HOUR RIDE

This ride is designed for the equestrian enthusiast. Four hours in the saddle offer both river overviews and possibly the confluence of the Red River and the Rio Grande! Experience sweeping views across the Taos Plateau, up to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and across to the Brazos and Tusas Mountains in the west.

$105.00 per person

1/2 DAY WITH LUNCH

As with all the trails and paths that we cover while in the saddle, Cebolla Mesa offers miles & miles of intrigue. Stay a little longer and enjoy an excellent lunch from the saddlebags and a little extra time with your mount and fine company.

$120/person

9:00 am start

SUNSET 2 HOUR RIDE

A perfect end to a busy day around Taos & the Enchanted Circle. Cebolla Mesa offers outstanding vistas in all directions. Catch the changing hues at day's end with Rio Grande Stables.

$85.00/person

6:00-8:00 pm

(starting time may vary)


Click here for a description and directions to the Cebolla Mesa Rides.






San Cristobal Canyon Trail, the Northern slope of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains


1/2 DAY WITH LUNCH OR DINNER

Truly a quality experience away from the crowds & bustle of town. Ascend the trail along the mountain stream within the harboring boughs of the San Cristobal Canyon. Known as one of the pristine birth places of the Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout, San Cristobal Canyon is the essence of mountain freshness. There is no other location as well suited for a gourmet meal straight from the Saddle Bags. Arrive 45 minutes prior to ride time.
 
 
 

MORNING RIDE WITH LUNCH

$120/person 10:00 am


SUNSET RIDE WITH DINNER

$140/person 4:00 pm


Click here for description and directions to the San Cristobal Rides.





 

All Day Rides



A truly stimulating experience, not for the faint of heart! Come saddle up for a day exploring the mountain trails of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains or the Cebolla Mesa. A full day of equestrian adventure, grand views, challenging trail and possible wildlife sightings. We bring the lunch, you bring the camera.


 

 

 

 

Taos Ski Valley Sundays






Beginning in July, Rio Grande Stables will offer Horseback Rides in the Ski Valley each Sunday.


 

Join us for Hourly, Half Day with Lunch and All Day Rides up Bull of The Woods Trail.
 

 

 

More Information






Get Ready to Ride!


 

Visit our TACK ROOM page to prepare for your ride!
 

 


Minimum Age Requirement


 

Children must be at least 7 years old. All locations offer to lead riders of any age if they are not comfortable reining their own horse. Sorry, no doubles.
 

 





Local Weather Forecast


 

From the National Weather Service.

 





Important Forms & Documents


 

Client Information Form (PDF)
 
Participant Release Form (PDF, Legal size paper)
 

 





Reservations & Cancellations


 

Advanced reservations for any trip are strongly recommended, though not always required. A deposit in the amount of 50% of your total trip cost is required to hold your reservation.
 
Please read our Cancellation Policy (PDF)
 

 

 


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Lajitas Stables
FM 170 along the Scenic Rio Grande
888-508-7667 / 432-371-2212
Mountain Trails, Multiple Day & Specialty Trips
In Texas' Big Bend Country and in Old Mexico
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#1 Horse Run near Big Bend Nat'l Park
800-887-4331 / 432-371-3064
Desert Trails for all the Family
Your Horseback Adventure Starts Here!
Rio Grande Stables
North of Taos, New Mexico
888-259-8267 / 575-776-5913
High Sierra Trails from Pines to Aspens
Permitted by the United States Forest Service
Central Offices: PO Box 6, Terlingua, Texas 79852  phone: 432-371-3064  email: lajitasstables@bigbend.net