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Horseback Riding

El Paso Trail Rides and Chihenne Ranch

El Paso Trail Rides is located in the upper valley area of La Union New Mexico. This family owned business is the sister company to Greg Evans Quarter Horses and Chihenne Ranch. They offer horseback trail riding by appointment only. $35 per hour. El Paso Trail Rides has over 60 years of combined horsemanship experience and offers custom trail rides, from over night camping trips to weddings. Most major credit cards are accepted, as well as cash or checks. Ages permitted for riding are 6 and up. Chihenne (pronounced ch-hay-nee) Ranch is located in the beautiful foothills of the Black Range near the Gila National Forest. Elevations on the ranch range from 6500 feet at the ranch house to over 8500 feet at the tops of the mountains. A working cattle and horse ranch of over 12 1/2 square miles, the ranch offers an opportunity for every-day visitors to experience life on a working cattle ranch. Visitors can enjoy horseback riding, Indian site visits, excellent hiking, gold and silver mine visits, cattle roundups, cattle branding, 4-wheel off road trips, unsurpassed panoramic scenery, visits to ghost towns and much more. The ranch also hosts camps for Boy Scouts and Youth groups.

Jackie & John Middagh Horseback Riding
6855 McNutt Rd.
915-490-9452
 

Beginner to advanced by appt. Most Sat/Sun Weekday/ Eve. Please call for additional details.

Miller Horse Farm and Riding Academy
Photograph by Miller Horse Farm and Riding Academy

Besides being one of the only full service boarding facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, Miller Horse Farm offers horseback riding activities for everyone. From total beginners to experienced riders, any child or adult will be able to have a great riding experience in the picturesque landscape of the Southwest. Beginner riders can take a trail ride in the hilly desert or in the lovely surrounding farmland – between the green fields and along the canals. If you are trying to become a good rider someday, you can take lessons in pleasure riding, hunter, or dressage on a horse chosen to fit your purpose. Are you already an accomplished rider and want to ride during vacation? No problem! You can lease a horse to ride, jump, or trail ride – as if it was your own.


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