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Address: Old San Acacia School House, 111 San Acacia Road, San Acacia, NM 87831
Phone Number:
+1 575-517-0477
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00

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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Great riding adventure

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2016
League City, Texas
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League City, Texas
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 

Thank EricSmd
Pie Town, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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.

Thank mikeres
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 

Thank AdgieLB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

ARA is the best horseback riding in the West. We have had the opportunity to ride in New Mexico and also at their facility in Cave Creek, AZ. ABSOLUTELY the best riding establishment - friendly, considerate, accommodating and extremely knowledgeable about their horses and the areas we rode. They are very in tune with your comfort level but also provide... More 

Thank JoieandChris
Corrales, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We recently rode up and into San Lorenzo canyon and what a great adventure! Dachodah and Jill were great wranglers and it was so delightful to see Dachodah loving on his horses. For a great western adventure that is safe and thrilling, go to San Acacia.

Thank carylanddon
Poway, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I signed up for the Moonlight Ride quite late but got in. From Albuquerque it is a bit more than an hour but I-25 is good and it's easy to find. Jena set everything up (as one would expect), selecting horses appropriate for each rider. I didn't realize the ride was not *at* the Acacia Schoolhouse location, when everything was... More 

Thank SDNetGeek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I can find nothing bad to say about Acacia Riding Adventures. If you are staying in Albuquerque, it will take you a little under an hour to get there. However, it is worth the trip. There are places that are closer, but making the drive will bring you to some natural wonders that aren't available closer to the city. Our... More 

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