Armstrong Equine Services
Josh Armstrong trains horses and riders and manages the La Union Ranch, located just 20 miles south of Las Cruces. Offerings include trail rides through the desert hills east of Mesquite, NM; cattle round-ups on the La Union Ranch; trail rides through White Sands National Park; and private lessons. Boarding services available.
Miller Horse Farm & Riding Academy
Just 30 miles south of Las Cruces, this family-owned and operated business offers several riding options for all levels of riding experience. Day, evening, and sunset ‘ride and wine’ tours to nearby La Vina Winery include a gift card for a bottle of wine and a wine tasting. Trail rides range from 30-minute to 2-hour rides through the wide-open desert or on the beautiful farm roads along green fields planted with southern New Mexico crops. One to three-hour rides into the wilderness provide opportunities to see the magnificent back-country of southern New Mexico. Boarding services available.
Therapeutic Horseback Riding and Evaluation Ranch
The Ranch is a non-profit that specializes in providing riding lessons for children with special needs, but offers scenic trail rides at the base of the Organ Mountains to all. Rides are generally 1 hour, but longer rides are available for more experienced rides.