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Grindstone Stables

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523 Resort Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-9446
+1 575-257-2241
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The Best Part of our Vacation!

I went to Ruidoso on a girlfriend getaway, and the horseback riding at Grindstone Stables was our... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
romijen
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San Antonio, Texas
Wonderful experience for our family

We went for a horse ride on our vacation earlier in July. We do not have experience in horse... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
TXMom2004
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Abilene, Texas
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One hour guided horseback rides for the whole family! Please call for prices and reservations.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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523 Resort Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-9446
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+1 575-257-2241
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I went to Ruidoso on a girlfriend getaway, and the horseback riding at Grindstone Stables was our favorite adventure! We stopped by to make reservations, and we were able to get on a ride the same day (due to someone else's cancellation). The entire experience...More

Thank romijen
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

We went for a horse ride on our vacation earlier in July. We do not have experience in horse riding. All 4 of us enjoyed it and had a good experience. Our youngest is 2 and rode with Daddy. The trail was peaceful, and we...More

Thank TXMom2004
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We took a large family group including six children and had a wonderful time. Upon check in, we were asked our experience level etc to match with an appropriate horse. The ride was scenic and enjoyable. The horses had a nice fast pace, and were...More

2  Thank MaggieB2010
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to ride. It is a guided tour but it has nice views and the staff are so nice and pleasant to talk to.

Thank Marlina H
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and her friend and myself took a weekend trip to Ruidoso and planned our horseback ride in advance. The horses were great our guides were awesome. We had a truly amazing time. We had quite a large group, I wish it was smaller...More

Thank Melanie B
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

This was the third time our family has gone horseback riding, and by far, the best overall experience we've ever had. The staff was extremely professional and great with my kids. The horses were very well cared for, and it was a beautiful ride. I...More

Thank MyCubanz
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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

So much fun! And the guides were simply fantastic. My 6 year old was led by a guide and they visited and cut up the whole time. My 12 year old rode on this own with us behind. The scenery was beautiful!

Thank Kasaroo82
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We had 4 in our party 2 adults and a 8 and 14 yr old. The staff was great and very helpful! My kids are already asking to do it again!

Thank Rhonda P
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

The employees are always very helpful & friendly.. We are repeat customers. Love the visit everytime!

Thank britnysh
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

There were 4 other groups with us when we rode -- several toddlers rode with parents, and a few young ones were on their own horses/ponies. Everyone was assigned a horse based on experience. We left on time and there were about a half dozen...More

2  Thank Michele S
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sfields506
March 25, 2018|
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Response from monicadu | Reviewed this property |
The adult weight limit is 250 pounds. There was no information regarding weight for a child. We took our 8 year old daughter who is around 80 pounds and she got her own horse. We did see some smaller kids and some were able... More
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