the open range bordering the Rio Grande River, the vast plains and
mesas of the San Luis Valley afford 60,000 acres of natural habitat
for wild mustangs to roam. We will trailer out 5-10 miles from the
ranch, where your ride will begin. Guided horseback rides are tailored
to fit your needs - ride for a few hours or all day.
Our riding horses
are well-trained, gentle and are accustomed to both experienced
and novice riders. You may also choose to bring and ride your own
horse (lodging will be provided). We travel in groups of 4-8 in
order to resemble the typical mustang band size - this helps make
the mustangs less nervous.
On an average
day, you will see 5-30 bands of 3-8 family members each. Upon seeing
humans, these wild horses will always flee. But innate curiosity
will cause them to pause, look, and occasionally do "bluff"
If you are looking
for tame, gentle mustangs to pet and feed, these horses will not
offer you that opportunity. You will be able to view, photograph
and observe these spectacular, untamed animals.
date back 400 years and are not protected by the Bureau of Land
Management, so they are not subjected to rescue operations. These
horses still roam on original Spanish land grants dating back to
not on BLM land.