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Acacia Riding Adventures

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Address: Old San Acacia School House, 111 San Acacia Road, San Acacia, NM 87831
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+1 575-517-0477
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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The Most Fun You'll Ever Have On A Horse! ™Experience True Horse Riding...

The Most Fun You'll Ever Have On A Horse! ™Experience True Horse Riding Adventure!Canter to the top of a rocky mesa and marvel at the breathtaking views of New Mexico’s rugged terrain. Splash through the sandy riverbeds of the Rio Grande. Sign up for a full moon ride. We're the only stables to offers trotting, cantering, and galloping. Rides on White Sands National Monument also happen frequently. Full BLM Access.

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Acacia Riding Adventures

Hands down, this is the best ride!!! I simply can't say enough. My daughter and I took the canyon ride. This was not a "canned" walking trail ride, like we did a few days earlier... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yvette R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down, this is the best ride!!! I simply can't say enough. My daughter and I took the canyon ride. This was not a "canned" walking trail ride, like we did a few days earlier elsewhere in NM. However, they can cater to any interest and riding ability. They loaded up the horses and we drove to the canyon. It... More 

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Thank Yvette R
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is no ordinary trail ride!!! Four medium to experienced riders , we were treated to the New Mexico True ride in the San Lorenzo Canyon just 25 minutes truck ride from Ranch. What a magnificent ride and experience. We all thought it was one of the best adventures we've ever done in New Mexico and we're sad that having... More 

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Thank Linz G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I can honestly say this is one of the top ten experiences of my life. We did a 2 hour sunset ride, and I don't have enough good things to say about Dakodah and Jill. They were so professional and personal. It was such a fun ride. I came with my parents and husband.. they made sure to give us... More 

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Thank becaZ
Collierville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was the best horseback trail ride I have ever been on! We went up into the mountains with wonderful views, and in the canyons. The owner has a lot of knowledge of horses and matches the saddle and horse to the rider. It was very comfortable. Our guide made this an wonderful adventure that was the hi-light of my... More 

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Thank millsbrenda0
League City, Texas
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I and our 12 year old daughter went for a 2 hour ride from 2PM. We had some fabulous well mannered horses and the guides took us on a great route through the hills. All three of us had ridden but weren't experts. We were allowed to ride to our abilities which was great! We went up... More 

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Thank EricSmd
Pie Town, New Mexico
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

I decided to take some women friends for a ride to celebrate my birthday. Three of us have many years of experience riding - our own horses, at training barns, on Polo fields, and with outfitters. Therefore, we have plenty of ways to compare. All arrangements with Acacia Riding Adventures were made online. Dacodah Herkenhoff is very prompt in answering... More 

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Thank Monika H
Northampton
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been spending the summer in New Mexico for several years now and horse riding at ARA is the best thing we have ever done here. We have two young daughters (aged 6 and 9) and the way our instructor cared for them was just outstanding. I simply cannot recommend this place highly enough. Our only... More 

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Thank Chris H
albuquerque
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The folks at Acacia really have their act together. Very professional in every way. They delivered more than expected. I look forward to doing this again.

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted to go horseback riding but couldn't find a place to work with our schedule or allow a 7 year old to ride. Acacia was flexible with our arrival time and allows younger children. It was an awesome experience!! Our guide, Jill, was informative and great with children. She took us around the mountain and told us about the... More 

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Thank AdgieLB
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to experience NM, go on a sunset ride in the San Lorenzo Canyon with Dacodah & his staff. Words cannot describe the beauty we experienced, utterly breathtaking! Impressed with Dacodah's ability to match each rider's skill level with a horse & give all riders opportunities to ride at their own comfort level. I own horses so I... More 

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