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Cieneguilla Stables

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2961 Highway 68, NM 87571
+1 575-751-2815
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Snow was a no show in NM, so we enjoyed horseback riding in December

Melissa is knowledgeable about horses and also knows the geology of the surrounding area. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Horseback Riding in Taos

Would highly recommend! Awesome time! Melissa the owner and trail guide was very knowledgeable of... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Cedar Hill, Texas
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2961 Highway 68, NM 87571
+1 575-751-2815

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Melissa is knowledgeable about horses and also knows the geology of the surrounding area. There are plenty of rock samples that she has gathered and was happy to show our kids the various kinds found in that area. We enjoyed the incredible scenery during our...More

Thank OurAdventureBook
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Would highly recommend! Awesome time! Melissa the owner and trail guide was very knowledgeable of the area. Which made the ride interesting, plus views amazing. We took the 2 hour ride even though hadn't been on a horse in a long time. Plus the horses...More

Thank paulafrasier
Reviewed 16 September 2017

September 9,2017 my son Danny, daughter Becky and sister Debbie and I,joined trail guide and owner Melissa for an outstanding ride. Upon arrival we were met with welcoming hello's from Melissa and her mother! Previous to departure we loved on her mascot dog who displayed...More

Thank joannchapman30
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I took my two nieces (11 and 14) to Cieneguilla Stables last week and we had a wonderful ride with Melissa. None of us have much experience with horses but Melissa gave us thorough guidance and we quickly felt very comfortable. The ride itself is...More

Thank 622marshallk
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Great 1.5 hour trail. Melissa the host and owner of the horses is a great guide with good knowledge of the area and its history. I particularly liked the kitten on a leash which her stable helper had when my family and I were there....More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We booked a 2 hr ride as part of a paddle and saddle combo with Los Rios River Runners (see my reviews of this great company as well). Cieneguilla Stables is a very small outfit, run by a wonderful woman, Melissa, with a heart for...More

Thank operacarol
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Melissa has created a beautiful and special experience for visitors at Cieneguilla Stables in Pilar, New Mexico (just south of Taos on the main highway in the Rio Grande River Gorge). Melissa is a world class horse woman who shares her vast knowledge and love...More

1  Thank galacticn0mad
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful ride today with Melissa and three very calm and well behaved horses. The two hour ride climbed out of the canyon for gorgeous panoramic views. Melissa stops at interesting spots for photo taking. We then rode down into the canyon and...More

Thank SunportHome
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The owner and trail guide is an AMAZING person. All of her horses are rescues, even elderly horses who can't be ridden anymore are kept at her stables. They had been abused and/or neglected and you can see her working with them, handling them, even...More

1  Thank Janine F
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stables owner Melissa provides gentle, handsome horses and a wealth of knowledge about plants, wildlife and history of the local desert. Our two-hour ride took us to an old miner's cabin, across rocky arroyos and to stunning vistas of the Rocky Mountains, lit up with...More

1  Thank Susan H
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