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Rio Grande Stables

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74 Hwy 522, San Cristobal, NM 87564
+1 888-259-8267
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Amazing ride with Peyton and Hailey

We had an amazing 1h ride with Peyton and Hailey in one of the scenic trails close to the stables... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dr V
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2 hr Sunset ride

We recently visited Taos, NM for our 10yr Anniversary. We new we were going to do a horse riding... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
kfratta
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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"Defining the Difference between the Expected & the Exceptional" Premier Trail Riding in the Taos Mountains of Northern New Mexico & The Taos Plateau ALL RIDES ORIGINATE FROM the RIO GRANDE HEADQUARTERS, OFF NM HWY 522, MILE MARKER 15 We Are a Full-service New Mexico Horseback Riding Outfitter Guided Trail Rides from 1 to 5 hours and All Days Family-Friendly beginning at 7 years old More than 30 year of providing DEPENDABILITY, QUALITY, & EXPERTISE
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible7%
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“hour ride” (6 reviews)
“rocky terrain” (2 reviews)
“rio grande” (4 reviews)
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74 Hwy 522, San Cristobal, NM 87564
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing 1h ride with Peyton and Hailey in one of the scenic trails close to the stables. This was the first time riding for our 13 years old twins and my wife and I have ridden only once before. However these horses...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We recently visited Taos, NM for our 10yr Anniversary. We new we were going to do a horse riding trip bc we've enjoyed them in the past. We went with Rio Grande Stables bc it was priced right and researching the reviews, I was so...More

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

We are really proud to have Kellie on the team. And equally proud that you were able to take in the features of the Northern New Mexico that we love so much. We find reviews like yours therapeutic. Thank you for commenting!

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Spectacular circular vistas of Nat'l Forest and mountain range! Peyton is very interesting and professional. Horses are well cared for and easy to handle. Highly recommend RGS.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

So glad you could join us! Come back again!

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had an outstanding 3 hour ride with Peyton, who was professional and knowledgeable, about the horses and the area. She was attentive to our needs without being overbearing, which is not easy when experienced riders come on one of these types of rides. It...More

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Awesome review Thanks so much !! We appreciate You and your knowledge as well. Peyton can not wait to hit the trails with Ya'll again !

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had a perfect three hour ride with Peyton, who was informative, patient and attentive. There is nothing about this ride that I would change. The horses were confident solid and safe and the scenery was beautiful. Big thanks to Peyton, hope she is still...More

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank You so Much for the review !!!! Peyton sure enjoyed riding with You as Well !!! See ya on the trails !!!!!!

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Very smooth and exciting adventure for a first time rider. Horses are robust with lots of personality and handle the rocky terrain well. We felt comfortable riding after brief initial instructions. The views are amazing. Be sure to bring the correct kit(long pants and shirts,...More

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lajitasstables, Office Staff at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks so much for the great review! We do take pride in our Guides and their knowledge!!! We look forward to hitting the trails with you in the future!

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Our guide, Kelly, was amazing! The scenery was beautiful. Loved my horse, Luna. They were all great horses. We will definitely be visiting Rio Grande Stables again!

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Terrific !!!! Kelly is Amazing and we take great pride in Our Guides !!!! Thanks so much and can not wait to hit the trails with you again!!!!

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I want to first say that this was my first time ever riding a horse. I was very nervous before I arrived, but was quickly calmed by the friendly staff and the tame horses. The horses were extremely well mannered during our 3 hour ride,...More

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Spectacular! So glad you had a fun time We hope you find all your future horseback trail rides as satisfying. Come see us again!

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Although the staff was friendly, this was NOTHING like it was described on their website..."provide you and your family with a safe, gentle introduction to horse back riding." First, several of their horses are misbehaved and not well trained. One kept fighting with another and...More

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

We are very sorry to hear you had this experience with us, I will be reaching out to you to personally. we apologize profusely and Look forward to talking with you .

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome ride. I hadn't been on a horse in years and the guide really did a good job explaining the basics. Really nice sunset view. Definitely worth the trip.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Grande Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

The Stables specialize in beginning and vacation horseback riding. Glad to have been of service. Join us again!

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Erin C
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Response from lajitasstables | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting Rio Grande Stables. We ride from 1 to 5 hours and everything in between, Go to our web site to see the various prices for all the different rides, Or call us at 1-888-259-8267 for a whole run-down.
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