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Grindstone Stables

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What a great time! Comet, Cupid and Benjamin took us on a sleigh ride to remember. Benjamin was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Antonio, Texas
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Family time

Grindstone stables is a great place to take family on a Mountain ride. Beautiful scenery and well... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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One hour guided horseback rides for the whole family! Please call for prices and reservations.
523 Resort Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-9446
+1 575-257-2241
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time! Comet, Cupid and Benjamin took us on a sleigh ride to remember. Benjamin was very knowledgeable about the hoses and was so good with our kiddos! They had a joke telling contest and kept everyone entertained! He told us about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cchellem
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Grindstone stables is a great place to take family on a Mountain ride. Beautiful scenery and well organized! We had a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank terrymansell
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We took our 5 and 7 year old on this horse ride. The BEST experience this far in Riudoso! Our guide was awesome. Views were breathtaking!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Make sure you have reservations! We were placed on horses matching our experience and weight. Most of the staff was very friendly and the horses were in good shape. The trail is a very easy stroll up and down the mountain with a couple glimpses...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank GunsUpTraveler
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We booked this while staying in Ruidoso. The horses were very gentle and well cared for. The guides were very responsive and carried on a conversation with riders answering questions and providing information about the area. This is the best trail ride we’ve been on!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank travelbuff0701
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We had a beautiful mountain ride. The horses were wonderful, the guides were great. A fun time was had by children and adults alike.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kdljones59
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Horses are very well behaved, we were each appropriately assigned to a horse to accommodate each of owns weight. Guides were informative and polite. 5 year old had her own pony leading the trail. We enjoyed this so much we will be back in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mari N
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ride in the mountains. Tour guides very friendly. Horses very good temper.kids wanted to go again.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Our family of four came to Grindstone as first time riders (or hadn’t ridden in 20 years!)—we have an 11 & 14 year old. This was a great experience for all of us—probably the highlight of our vacation. They hand pick the perfect horse for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We took tthe first ride of the day, even in the heat of the summer it was extremely pleasant. The guides were very informative and friendly, great horses. We saw a lot fo wild life, including a baby elk, and many dear. Scenic trail, that...More

Date of experience: June 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