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Best Horse Boarders
in Albuquerque
2019

Why These Horse Boarders?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored horse boarders on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best horse boarders in Albuquerque, NM.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Applewood Equine

Applewood Equine is a full-service boarding ranch in Corrales, NM, near Albuquerque. Applewood features a spacious riding arena to provide your horse with plenty of exercise opportunity. Inside stall boarding costs $350 per month, and outdoor stalls are $325 a month. The services provided for boarded horses include feedings twice a day, shaving, quality grass hay, four separate pasture arenas, and regular turnout. The ranch also features a tack room, a grain room, a wash area with hot water, and stable rates on hay prices. Trailer parking is available for visitors at the price of $35 per month. Applewood Equine is a beautiful facility, located on ditch banks that provide access for trail riding.

Corrales, NM 87048

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Broken M Ranch, LLC

Broken M Ranch and Stables is a full service horse boarding facility and motel located in Albuquerque, NM. Broken M has 34 stall of various sizes available for boarding, ranging from 10 X 12 to 20 X 30 and including 11 new box stalls. Broken M provides fresh water, stall cleaning, and feeding three times a day, and turnout is available for a small additional fee. Self-contained motor homes and campers can park on ranch property for a $10 fee, and there are also two guest facilities on site for overnight rental. Bunk House is a 1,000 square foot, fully furnished one-bedroom home, accommodating up to 5 people, with a living room, dining room, and fully stocked kitchen. Duke's Place is a 480 square foot suite, with bed, futon, and kitchenette. Both homes are non-smoking, and Bunk House is pet-friendly.

Albuquerque, NM 87121

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Cedar Crest Country Cottage & Stables LLC

Cedar Crest Country Cottage & Stables LLC is a New Mexico horse stable and vacation spot, located near both Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Open year-round, Cedar Crest features guided horseback trail rides through the scenic Sandia Mountains, overnight lodging, and horse boarding services. Trail ride rates are $35 per hour per person, with trails ranging from the 1-hour Firebreak ride to the spectacular 4-hour Waterfall ride, as well as custom rides designed for your party. The Cedar Crest Country Cottage is a cozy 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom cottage with a full kitchen and living room, adjacent to the Cibola National Forest and a 15-minute drive from Sandia Ski Base. The cottage can be rented in its entirety or by the room, and accommodates up to six people with addition sleeping options available. There is also a barn that serves as a horse motel, for the price of $20 per horse per night. All trail rides and lodging are by reservation only.

Cedar Crest, NM 87008

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Liz Sanchez Stables

Liz Sanchez Stables, located in Albuquerque, NM, is a horse training and boarding facility in operation for over forty years. Founder Liz Sanchez has shown and trained horses at events all over the U.S. and Canada, including National Champion and Regional winners in multiple disciplines, and she brings this experience to bear on training horses and riders of all skill levels. Liz Sanchez Stables operates a summer day camp for children, as well as fall, winter, and spring mini-camps, with horsemanship, horseback riding, grooming, art, swimming, and other activities. Boarding services are comprehensive, including high-quality feed, daily stall cleanings, and turnout. Sale horses for both show and pleasure riding are available, and Liz Sanchez can also broker horses.

Albuquerque, NM 87107

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Rockin Horse Ranch

Rockin Horse Ranch of Albuquerque, NM offers short-term and long-term horse boarding and horses for sale. A family owned and operated business backed by over 50 years of experience, Rockin Ranch breeds and trains horses that have won multiple national rodeo titles. Voted a Hot Small Town Barrel Racing Destination by Barrel Horse News Magazine, Rockin Horse Ranch hosts the New Mexico Cutting Horse Association (NMCHA), American West Barrel Racing (AW4D), Better Barrel Racing Association (BBR) and the New Mexico National Barrel Horse Association (NMNBHA). Rockin Horse Ranch also hosts horse training clinics, including the Ed Wright and Ranch Horse Versatility clinics. Several motels are in convenient proximity to the ranch, providing lodging for racing and training event visitors. Horse boarding costs are $20 per stall, with shaving and hay available for an additional charge.

Moriarty, NM 87035

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Running Horse Ranch

Running Horse Ranch in Albuquerque, NM offers horseback riding lessons, trail rides, boarding, sales, horse leases and rentals. Trails pass along the Rio Grande River, with breathtaking views of the Sandia Mountains, and cost $80 per hour; experienced riders can elect to ride the trails without a guide. Running Horse Ranch also offers riding lessons for $50 per hour, with one-on-one instruction to help any individual become a better and more confident equestrian. Several horse boarding options are available, including covered or uncovered stall and turnout, and feedings twice a day. Running Horse Ranch sells horses for all levels of riders, and leases horses for $300 a month.

Albuquerque, NM 87114

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Tonaya Farm

Tonaya Farm in Albuquerque, NM is an equestrian facility offering instruction and training for sport horses and their riders in dressage, show jumping & eventing, as well as horse boarding and horses for sale. Two-time Olympic equestrian Jose Luis Perez Soto founded the farm in 1992, along with his wife Marybeth, and together they bring over 25 years of experience to bear on instructing and training horses and riders. Working with horses of all breeds and ages, and riders of all skill levels, Jose and Marybeth focus on proper technique for various equestrian events, increasing safety for rider and horse, and improving the communication between horse and rider. Group and school lessons are available, as well as off-site training at customer's barns. The Tonaya Farm boarding facilities are spacious and secure, with daily cleaning, feeding, and watering services, and turnout provided for an additional fee.

Albuquerque, NM 87105

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Valencia Farms

Valencia Farms is a horse ranch in Corrales, NM, offering horse boarding, riding lessons, horse training, and horses for sale. Private, semi-private, and group lessons are available weekdays, evenings, and weekends, either on Valencia horses or personal horses. Horse training is available for various disciplines, including Arabian Saddle Seat, Hunt Seat, and Western Pleasure riding, as general habit training and retraining. Boarding is available on a limited basis for clients in lessons or training at Valencia; boarding services include daily turnout, evening grain feeding, daily stall mucking, blankets and shavings, and weekly visits to the barn from the farrier. In the summer, Valencia Farms operates a riding camp for beginner to advanced riders between the ages of five and fifteen. Campers learn skills including general horsemanship, grooming, jumping, barn management, and more. Valencia Farms students achieved fourteen top tens, one reserve championship, and three championships in the 2015 Arabian and Half-Arabian Youth Nationals show.

Corrales, NM 87048

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