• New Mexico Trails

    Canter to the top of a rocky mesa and marvel at the breathtaking views of New Mexico's rugged terrain. Splish splash along the sandy riverbeds of the historic Rio Grande. Explore hidden canyons by the light of a bright full moon. We're the only stables to offering trotting and cantering. Saddle up for the ride of your life. Call: 575.517.0477. Or, click here to email.
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  • River Rides

    Who's up for some Splish Splashin' Fun? When the temps start to rise, we high tail it to the swimmin' hole. Cooling down along the shallow, sandy riverbeds of the historic Rio Grande. You can walk your horse, or choose to go a little faster. This bucket list adventure is safe for riders of all ages and skill levels. Hard tellin' who enjoys it more ~ you or your horse! Call: 575.517.0477
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  • Sunset & Moonlight

    It's true what they say ~ The view is always better on a horse. So, join us for a leisurely jaunt to the top of San Lorenzo Canyon, where you'll delight in the brilliant fireworks of a New Mexico sunset. Better yet? Explore these amazing trails by the light of a bright full moon. Now, that's a bucket list adventure if ever there was one. TEXT to reserve a time: 517.417.0477
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Saddle up and explore some of the most spectacular scenery in the desert southwest! Rugged canyons, petrified sand dunes, the cool, shallow, waters of the historic Rio Grande… and pretty much everything in between! We’re just a hop, skip and a jump from Albuquerque and we’re open 365 days a year.

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We’ve got 52 horses and 52 trails to choose from! So, you know what that means… you can ride a new, pretty horse ~ on a brand new trail ~ every week of the year!

Seriously, though… we offer a variety of trails, with incredible scenic views. Click HERE to get the skinny on the different types of trail rides, prices, departure times and more. Questions? Call: 575.517.0477


  • Canyon Rides
  • Sunset Rides
  • Indian Hills Rides
  • Rio Grande River Rides
  • Full Moon Rides
  • White Sands National Monument – Advanced, Intermediate Riders Only
  • High Mountain Adventure Rides
  • Carthage Ghost Town Ride

The view is always better on a horse.™

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about-ara-2best-trail-riding-adventure copyOwned and operated by Dacodah Herkenhoff, a life-long horseman, trainer and farrier, Acacia Riding Adventures is a full-service stables offering Daily Trail Rides for horse lovers of all ages and skill levels. You’re never too young, or too old, to enjoy time in the saddle with our very well-trained horses. In addition to trail rides, we offer horse boarding, horse training, and riding lessons for you and your children. We coordinate exciting, full day adventures into the high country and down to a magical area in southern New Mexico, called the White Sands National Monument. Every September, we host a 5-day riding adventure in partnership with the Chihenne Ranch Lodge in the Gila Wilderness area, near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. And, we work with autistic children. You might be surprised to discover that horses are good medicine for kids with special needs. But, when you get right down to it, horses are good medicine for everyone! Book a Wild West Adventure! 575.517.0477.

Because the view is always better on a horse.™

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