Horse Property For Sale in New Mexico, Horse Properties For Sale in NM

Horse Property For Sale in New Mexico


New Mexico

Mexico's horse ranches and equestrian estates encapsulate the rugged and expansive spirit of the American Southwest. Scattered across the state's diverse terrain of deserts, mountains, and high plains, these ranches are not only working landscapes but also repositories of cultural and historical significance.

Spanish explorers and colonizers, including Juan de Oñate, brought horses to the area in the late 16th century. The introduction of horses revolutionized transportation, trade, and hunting practices among Native American tribes, such as the Apache and Navajo, who quickly adopted these magnificent animals into their nomadic lifestyles. As ranching operations expanded in the American West, not only facilitated cattle roundups but also enabled ranchers to cover large distances efficiently. Today, as modern ranching techniques coexist with traditional practices, horses continue to symbolize the enduring spirit and legacy of New Mexico's ranching traditions. 

Statistically, the New Mexico horse industry produces goods and services valued at $600+ million91,100 New Mexicans are involved with horses, either as horse owners, service providers, employees, or volunteers. Even more participate as spectators. The New Mexico horse industry directly provides 35,700 full-time equivalent jobs. Spending by suppliers and employees (in New Mexico and other states) generates additional jobs in New Mexico for a total employment impact of 45,000. There are 99,100 horses in New Mexico, over 60 percent of which are involved in showing and recreation.

With a GDP of $96.5 billion, New Mexico's economy is characterized by a diverse blend of industries that contribute to its unique economic landscape. Historically, the state has been associated with extractive industries, such as oil and natural gas, which play a significant role in its revenue generation. Additionally, New Mexico has a strong presence in the technology and research sectors, fostering innovation and scientific advancements. Despite these strengths, New Mexico faces economic challenges, including issues related to poverty and income inequality. Efforts to diversify the economy and invest in education and infrastructure are ongoing to ensure sustained growth and prosperity for the residents of the Land of Enchantment.

IIf you’re looking for ranches in New Mexico, feel free to take a look at our current horse properties. Or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us or one of our real estate agents.

  New Mexico in Numbers :
img Horse Population: 99,100 horses
img Acres Used for Horse-Related Activities: 98,100 acres
img Capital: Santa Fe
img Population: 2,113,344
img Land area: 121,356 sq. miles
img Counties: 33
img Highest Point: Wheeler Peak
img Lowest Point: Red Bluff Lake
img 5 Largest Cities:
  • Albuquerque: 558,523
  • Las Cruces: 115,303
  • Rio Rancho: 109,060
  • Santa Fe: 89,220
  • Roswell: 47,174
Horse Property for sale.
Ojito De Caballo Ranch

Vadito, Taos County, New Mexico

Welcome to Ojito De Caballo Ranch …. Nestled in a grove of ponderosa pine and embraced by the fresh mountain air of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range, this property offers more than a view… It offers a way of life. Following the natural movement of the hillsides, the private road leads you on a welcoming path to a unique home, resting perfectly in-tune with its environment. Unbothered by population density, this home is located on the southern end of the Rocky Mountains, just 30 miles south of historic Taos, New Mexico. At 8,500 ft, this 285+- acre landscape lends airspace to a stunning view of the 13,000 feet Jicarita Peak (a mountain held sacred by the local Picuris Pueblo people) and neighbors the Carson National Forest and Pecos Wilderness. It stands ideally situated amongst a bountiful, restored ponderosa pine forest (an officially Registered American Tree Farm) and produces a synergistic ecosystem and wildlife habitat for local flowers, grasses, shrubs, elk, turkey, hawk and deer! Venture farther and you will discover a canyon with flourishing Aspen and Fir trees and two natural earth-fed springs. Numerous ponds (9) created specifically to provide water to wildlife and for erosion control sit on the property. This spacious ranch provides twenty +- acres of flood irrigated pasture from two well-maintained acequias and 14+- acres of dry pasture. They yield an abundance of hay for horses or space for other crops. Clearing and maintaining the registered American Tree Farm have been a source of income in the past and can continue to do so. The ranch is registered with New Mexico Fish and Game for landowner elk tags in Unit 45 and is located within 60 to 70 miles of five ski resorts, namely Sipapu (14 miles), Taos Ski Valley, Angel Fire, Red River and Ski Santa Fe, supplying an outstanding selection of diverse activities for people of all ages and abilities. This log cabin lodge is brand new! Having been recently completed, it boasts a 27-foot cathedral ceiling, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, hot tub, wood burning stove, and a four-car garage/workshop with a 350 square foot bonus room upstairs, within its approximate 4,000+- square feet, with an additional 1,200 square feet of flawless decks - perfect for small intimate dinners or larger sophisticated gatherings. The 12-inch logs and floor plans that foundationally support this home were purchased from Montana Custom Log Homes Inc, the acclaimed creators and designers of custom-built, versatile, and handcrafted homes for generations. The distinctive prow of this floor plan allows for a view of hundreds of square miles of northern New Mexico valleys and mountains out of the 25 west facing windows. Sunsets are glorious! With a roof, specially treated to give an ancient or aged feel, this expansive home packs in the details! Including a rich hand carved door into the pantry, a copper lined kitchen sink and copper hood over range, live edge countertops, specialty tiled bathrooms, distinctive glass and onyx basins on bathroom vanities and specialty wood ceilings. Hand crafted southwestern style furnishings (may be negotiated with sale of property). Underground utilities, highspeed fiberoptic internet cable, gravel driveway, cisterns for water catchment, seeded lawns, 25 x 25 carport and so much more. Property excellent for that unique family get a way, secondary or primary home compound, or corporate retreat, the use is endless. A truly special and unique property awaits you! Don’t miss out! Schedule your viewing today. And, YES, the skies are actually this color!!!

Irene Cordova , Realty 1 Enchanted Circle #50837

285.00 ACRES
3000 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
River Resort

Aztec, San Juan County, New Mexico

''RIVER RESORT'' 10 Acres of 550 Highway Frontage, River Frontage, Irrigation (per seller), and a Shop, all in 1 sweet package, located just South of the New Mexico/Colorado border!!! The possibilities for this property are endless! Open an RV Park, Convenience Store, Truck Stop, Glampground, Concert Venue, Tiny Home Park, or maybe even a Home/Hobby Farm. Conveniently located on US Hwy 550, less than 30min from Farmington, NM or Durango, CO. Property has plentiful ditch rights (per seller) and a 40' wide access easement. Land includes a 1200sf shop and 1440sf hay barn and can include a couple portable school buildings with an acceptable offer. Do not miss out on this phenomenal opportunity!!!

Allen Elmore , eXp Realty

10.00 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
Kerby Orchard

Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico

''Kerby Orchard'' Do not miss this opportunity to own this established fruit orchard with views of the San Juan River and the Bisti Bluffs. Family-owned since 1945. 27.92 Irrigated Acres with 2,500-3,000 fruit trees and a mind-blowing 77.5 acre-feet of irrigation!!! Well-composted soil! Property includes 3 homes (2 of which are active rentals), 3 Ag Buildings, an active gas well, and several other storage buildings. Home #1 is a nicely updated 1985 brick home with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, an attached oversized 2 car garage, wood flooring, crown molding, a pantry, an office, and a jacuzzi room. First floor is 1909sf and the finished basement is 1472sf. Home #2 is currently rented, and is a 1437sf 3 bedroom 2 bath home built in 1962. Home features a fireplace in the living room, an attached 2 car portico with storage, a 546sf unfinished basement, a patio, a gazebo, a laundry room, and rose bushes. Home #3 is currently rented and is a 3 bedroom 1 bathroom 1512sf updated home built in 1956. Home is a stucco home with a pitched shingle roof, covered patio, foyer, utility room, and grape vines. Outbuildings include a 2400sf fruit packing barn with 2 cold storage rooms, a 1200sf barn, and a 600sf barn. The orchard trees consist of 15 types of apples, 8 types of peaches, 3 types of nectarines, 5 types of plums, 3 types of prunes, pears, apricots, and cherries. Roughly 60% apples, 20% peaches, 10% pears, and 10% others. Irrigated with open flood irrigation with 10% done in 6'' pipe. Homes are provided natural gas (as of listing) and royalties from gas well operation.

Allen Elmore , eXp Realty

27.92 ACRES
7320 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Northern NM Style Home w / Horse Facility, Private!

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Welcome to Rancho San Marcos located just minutes from the historic downtown Santa Fe Plaza. This northern New Mexican style 3BR + Bonus Room, 2 BA home sits on over 15 acres with 360-degree views of the Ortiz Mountains (where gold was discovered in the early 1800’s), the Cerillos Hills and is spread out along the Turquoise Trail (Highway 14) lined with unique shops and restaurants to explore and enjoy. The front door of this home leads into a bright living room with windows all around bringing in magnificent views of the mountains and rolling landscape of the high desert and an occasional coyote drifting by. The kitchen, dining area and living room encompass the great room creating an open and inviting space for family and friends to gather. This property has a large attached 2-car garage with a convenient overhead storage area. The master bathroom sports a jacuzzi tub where you can melt away your stress and sore muscles. There is also a large walk-in closet. The bonus room has an oversized window looking out onto the front patio with mountain views. It can be a library, music room, exercise room or game room, use your imagination. The back patio is an inviting spot to enjoy a cup of coffee while taking in the glorious sunrise or perhaps an evening under the stars with a beverage of choice. If you have horses, you’re in luck. This property includes a 3-stall steel barn with a large corral where your horses have plenty of room to romp and run. The barn is constructed with a cement floor, hay storage and tack area, and large workshop. You can ride your horse from the barn out onto the many trails surrounding the development which also includes a 50-acre horse park, round pen and riding arena. You can walk, jog or run in safety and comfort all around the complex on paved roads lined with cottonwood trees. You will find yourself living among some of the most family oriented, kind, generous and helpful neighbors you could possibly imagine. This area of Santa Fe is considered one of the safest with giving it an A rating. Come and live in a lovely and comfortable home where you can enjoy a serene, tranquil and safe community with breathtaking landscapes.

William Murray

15.84 ACRES
2136 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
31 - Acre Horse Ranch in Rio Arriba County

Youngsville, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Equine Property for Sale in Northern NM bordering National Forest Expertly Designed Horse Property in Northern NM near Abiquiu. Discover your equestrian paradise on 31.59 acres in the heart of magical Georgia O'Keeffe country. This stunning property, designed by renowned Equine DVM and Horse Trainer Dr. Babits, is perfectly equipped for both horse enthusiasts and nature lovers. The equestrian facilities include Five Open-Air Barns and Stalls: 16 are equipped with power, water, and mats, providing the ultimate comfort and convenience for your horses. 14 of the 16 are 12 x 16. There are 4 additional stalls that are adjacent to the arena and also have power and water. All of the runs are 48’ and the turnouts are 60 x 60. The design was crafted by Dr. Babits, ensuring the highest standards of care and functionality for your horses and you. This is a prime setting nestled at the base of the ancient Cerro Pedernal, with breathtaking views of the desert southwest and the renowned Ghost Ranch, famous for its role in many western movies. The natural beauty of this property borders the Santa Fe National Forest, offering unparalleled access to scenic horseback rides and outdoor adventures. Nearby include Abiquiu Lake State Park and Rio Chama Access which is less than 10 miles away, perfect for water activities and exploring the natural splendor of the area. The residence offers modern comfort with a 2023-built manufactured home and includes 2-bedrooms, 2-baths with custom tile work and forced air heating and air conditioning for year-round comfort. This elegant space has a thoughtfully designed interior blending modern amenities with the serene beauty of the surrounding landscape. This property offers a unique blend of modern living and natural beauty, making it the ideal retreat for those seeking a peaceful lifestyle in a historically rich and visually stunning location. Whether you're a horse enthusiast or simply looking for a serene escape, this property provides everything you need to live your dream. Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of this enchanting landscape.

United Country Real Estate , United Country Real Estate

31.59 ACRES
1080 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Turn - Key Income Producing Horse Property

Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

This turn-key horse facility features a 16- stall barn with electricity and automatic frost- free waterers. There is a full size roping arena with unfinished cattle pens and 120'ft round pen and smaller solid walled round pen. 10 fenced irrigated permanent pastures with automatic waterers that feed into main alley for easy rotation. Nice big outdoor lights for the arena or keeping mares under lights for breeding purposes. 21 acres of drip irrigated alfalfa fields in production and producing up to 7 ton of hay to the acre annually. An excellent working well that pumps 600 gallons a minute. The fenced pastures and alfalfa the farm produces can sustain up to 20 head annually. The mild climate in this part of the country allows for year-round outdoor riding. The property has easy access to the interstate if you wanted to hold events in the arena or for your horse haulers to come and go. There is plenty of space for parking rigs on the south side of the arena.

Dave Shortridge , Ridges & Associates

45.00 ACRES
960 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Beautiful Equestrian Property with Views!

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Nestled in tranquil Silver Hills, this 13.5-acre high desert Santa Fe sanctuary offers direct access to BLM and State lands, as well as the Cerrillos Hills—perfect for hiking, riding, and immersing yourself in nature. Thoughtfully positioned, the sustainable custom home, lovingly maintained by its current owner, is a private retreat with unparalleled views, fabulous sunsets and starry night skies amidst stunning surroundings. The residence exemplifies green building principles, featuring south-facing windows, adobe interior walls, and 10” cellulose-insulated exterior walls crafted from recycled and sustainable materials. Solar-assist hot water, non-toxic interior finishes, and a rainwater roof catchment system further enhance its eco-friendly profile. A multi-flo septic system recycles all household water, nurturing a fruit tree orchard via a 5,000-gallon underground catchment tank. Included is a private well providing 3 ac ft of allocated water use. Inside, soft corners and hand-troweled plaster complement kiva-style fireplaces, bamboo cabinets and doors, Viatera quartz counters, high ceilings, clearstory windows and skylights anchored by a central meditation nook that embodies the home’s heart. The flexible third bedroom serves as an ideal studio or additional home office space. Exterior features include tranquil lily & fishponds, multiple patios offering outdoor living from every room, invisible dog fencing, a garden area with a convenient potting shed, and well-appointed horse facilities complete with a beautifully updated barn and tack room, newly built arena and extensive paddock. Located just 20 minutes from Santa Fe, enjoy easy access to shopping, dining, cultural events, and medical facilities while reveling in the serene, sustainable beauty of this exceptional property. Come See! mls# 202402475

Carol Hawkins , Barker Realty, LLC

13.50 ACRES
2744 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
155 VIEW Acres

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

One of the last large parcels in the area. If you're wanting to develop these 155 VIEW acres, they are zoned as 5 acre minimum. Water may be available through the Eldorado Utility System or drill a well, there is gas and electric in the road at Rancho Verano Rd. Buyer would need to do their due diligence regarding available utilities and cost. Property is currently has a first right refusal .MLS#: 202340726 Carol Hawkins, Lic #: 11979 Barker Realty

Carol Hawkins , Barker Realty, LLC

155.00 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
New Mexico Oasis: Perfect Spot for Horses & Family

Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico

Your Private Oasis Awaits! Crafted for tranquility and adventure, this stunning property is over 60 acres of land and offers the perfect escape from the ordinary. Here, you can embrace the peace of rural living while enjoying convenient access to essential amenities. Unwind and rejuvenate year-round in the sparkling indoor saltwater pool. Imagine soaking in the warm water while gazing out at the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The Artisian Well is just one of the many amazing features you will find in this home! The recently remodeled casita provides a private space for guests or a dedicated space for pursuing hobbies or unleashing your creativity. Step into a haven of relaxation. Soak in the natural light streaming through the sunroom, or nurture your green thumb in the inviting greenhouse - both perfect for connecting with nature in your own private santuary. But the best part? With over 60 acres of land, the possibilities are endless! Stargaze under the expansive night sky, explore the natural beauty of your own private oasis, raise animals, or simply soak in the tranquility of your surroundings. This is more than just a house; it's a lifestyle. Imagine waking up to fresh air, breathtaking vistas, and the freedom to explore your own private piece of New Mexico. Plus, you'll enjoy the convenience of being close to the Magdalena Health Center and just minutes away from the village of Magdalena.

Tabitha Sanchez , EXP Realty

62.80 ACRES
5811 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Luxury Lodge on 24 Acres

Aragon, Catron County, New Mexico

An equestrian's or any hunter's paradise in sought-after NM Elk Hunting Unit 16D, this home is entirely built from 12 inch logs. The ambiance is fascinating, fabulous views through large windows across green meadows and pine forests. From the 10'x40' covered porch listen to the Tularosa Creek running by the cabin day in, day out, year-round. The property encompasses a small local cemetery on 3 sides. Just past the highway entrance there is an apple and peach orchard. This property is at the head of the Tularosa Creek irrigation community, the creek runs through the property via a north irrigation ditch, a south irrigation ditch, and it runs through the middle of the property when the property is not being irrigated. There are 27.54 acre feet total of diversion water rights, and the two houses and the barn are supplied with Aragon Village water. Keep your horses, cattle, sheep or goats on irrigated ground, watered and fed! The property abuts private lands on all sides but the owners have a right of way easement to the Gila National Forest near its south-east corner which provides access to the hundreds of thousands of acres of the Gila Wilderness for hiking, hunting, horseback or ATV's.

Wolfgang Rempen , Rempen Enterprises, Inc. dba Ranch Pros Real Estate

25.00 ACRES
1440 SQ FT

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