We offer a one hour guided horseback ride. Our beautiful trail meanders past Grindstone Lake then gradually winds to the top of Townsend Ridge. At approximately 3 miles in length, our trail offers many opportunities for photographs and wildlife viewing. Our guides are friendly and knowledgeable. They are always willing to lend a hand, whether it be with taking pictures of your family or answering questions.
Our trail is beginner friendly!
Children 5 and older ride on their own horse.
*No double riding allowed.
For little ones under 5 check out The Pony Ring!
$45 per horse
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Cash or CC accepted for payment at time of ride. Discount for cash payment-$40 per horse.
*Please remember your guides earn tips*
Times vary by season
Horseback riding is NOT allowed for women who are pregnant and not recommended for persons with neck or back injuries.
Permitted by Lincoln National Forest
One Hour Guided Rides
Sleigh Rides (Thanksgiving-Jan 4, 2020)
Join us for a horse-drawn sleigh ride through historic Upper Canyon! With jingle bells ringing and the horses breath fogging in the air, everyone is sure enjoy the crisp winter evenings while riding through the oldest part of Ruidoso .
Sleigh Rides depart from Martha's Fabrics' parking lot. 101 Vision Dr. Located at the top of the "traffic circle," at the west end of Sudderth Dr. These 30 minute rides start each evening at 5:30PM and depart every 15min thereafter. Blankets are furnished for all riders!
Although snow is not always abundant in our southwest resort town, we are always able to offer our sleigh rides. With or without snow. With the addition of a few hidden wheels, our sleighs will travel smoothly, even on dry pavement. They are always pulled by a team of draft horses adorning bells, ensuring a magical evening .
Sleigh Rides are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under
Carriage Rides (Summer)
Join us for a horse-drawn carriage ride through Mid-town Ruidoso. Enjoy the stunning views of Sierra Blanca while you relax in our comfortable covered carriage. This leisurely stroll through the shopping district is a great way to rest your feet and get a sense of a simpler time. Rides depart from the Carriage House Gallery. 2301 Sudderth Dr. The two story yellow building on the south side of the road. Walk-ins are welcome!
$20 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under