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.
The Ranch at Ortega Peaks

La Madera, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Located on the pass between La Madera and El Rito, this parcel is surrounded on all sides by public land. It has been historically ranched for cattle and horses seasonal grazing. Today it is a major stop for game, deer and elk, on travel between the Rio Vallecitos and El Rito watersheds. The Ortega Mts rise to the north and Cerros Colorado to the south. Views are outstanding. The property is bisected in the SE portion by highway 554, along which there is public power and high speed internet. The upper portion is tree covered hills rising to nearly 7000ft. The lower parcel is relatively level with great open meadows and impressive seasonal water flows. The southern portion is sited with exceptional contours, views and walk ability. This would provide for easily accessable yet very private homesites. The upper portion lends itself to hunting and hiking (also potential future development) The present owners are currently applying for elk permits. REVIEW THE ATTACHED VIDEO LINK FOR COMPLETE VIEW OF THIS LAND All services are nearby in Ojo Caliente (15-20 minutes) as is fine dining at the Ojo Caliente Spa. Travel time to Santa Fe or Taos is roughly and hour each.

Dale Heinemann , Keller Williams Santa Fe

623.00 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
Visionary Equestrian Oasis on The Pecos River

Ribera, San Miguel County, New Mexico

Newly Priced! Welcome Home to WindHorse Farm, a spectacular 33 acre luxury equestrian oasis on the Pecos River 40 minutes from Santa Fe. This pristine & peaceful retreat has lush irrigated pastures, extensive water rights, artesian spring-fed swimming pond, private well and 1450 feet of riverfront. Timeless, inspired & Inviting, the one of a kind Main Home designed in a sacred geometry spiral is built to last generations. Rich with charm and creative attention to detail, featuring handcrafted natural materials, straw bale construction, terrazzo floors, hand poured countertops, custom woodwork, flagstone kiva fireplace and window ledges, vigas and diamond plaster walls. Light-filled open-concept Kitchen, the Living & Dining spaces flow beautifully into a fabulous courtyard, perfect for relaxation or entertaining with fountains and ponds, resident frogs, and flower covered ramada. Delightful Guest Suite, Office or 3rd Bedroom, Powder Bath, Laundry, and Mudroom complete the main level. Gorgeous 2nd floor Primary Suite Retreat with round Bedroom, lovely seating area, fantastic view decks, deep tub/steam shower and custom terrazzo countertops. Walnut stairs invite you to the 3rd level domed Meditation, Music or Yoga space with superb acoustics and view terrace. Every amenity for a full equestrian lifestyle awaits! Authentic Courtyard-style Hacienda 4 stall Barn, tack room, feed room, equipment storage and shop area.Covered Riding Arena with sand footing, outdoor paddocks with run-in stalls, perfect area for outdoor dressage arena, round pen, fenced and cross fenced pastures, absolutely ready for you and your horses. Charming Historic Ruins, Irrigated greenhouse/hoop garden, Carport. Acequia flows through majestic cottonwoods between main home & separate guest house and casita with sunroom. Come experience wide open spaces, privacy, green pastures, abundant wildlife, stunning sunsets over the mesa and star filled night skies! This Exceptional Visionary Property will touch your heart.

Kitty Hudson , Santa Fe Properties

33.00 ACRES
5810 SQ FT
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Rosebud Ranch

Lovington, Lea County, New Mexico

Rosebud Ranch is a unique 35+- acre horse property nestled in rural New Mexico just northwest of Lovington, NM. Enjoy breath taking sunsets while riding in the open air. The spacious 4,358 home is perfect for gathering for meals and conversation.

Jason Stine , RE/MAX Aspire

35.00 ACRES
4358 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Los Ojos, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

This unique 2664 square foot custom home sits on 18.96 beautiful acres just minutes from Chama and 35 minutes to Ghost Ranch. With radiant floor heating and 12-20 foot high beamed and wood planked ceilings as well as 2x8 thick walls. The house features custom tile throughout the home and adds a unique touch to the grand kitchen, there is truly no other home like this.

Emery Maez , The Maez Group

18.68 ACRES
2664 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
''Equine Haven'' Horse Property, Stalls / Corrals

Bloomfield, San Juan County, New Mexico

''Equine Haven'' This horse property has tons of features packed into an acre! Irrigation is free (per seller) through Citizens Ditch, and is pumped to an automatic sprinkler system. Home is a split-layout 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath doublewide on a permanent foundation with nearly new Renewal by Anderson windows, propanel roof, evaporative coolers (2), exterior paint, water heater, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. Primary Suite features an oversized closet and an en suite bath with a garden tub, shower, and dual sinks. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share an en suite Jack & Jill bath with dual sinks and a lavatory. Extra large living room has a fireplace, and could be split into 2 rooms. The kitchen has a china hutch, breakfast bar, island, pantry-style cabinets, gas stove, and a stainless fridge and dishwasher. Formal dining room. Laundry room is also a mud room. Property features a riding arena, 4 horse stalls, tractor parking, hay barn (2 car carport), roses, flowers, a 10x20 dog run, fenced front and back yard, and lush grass. Three Barnyard sheds convey: 10x16 with electric, 10x20, and 12x14. Plenty of parking for trailers and toys!

Allen Elmore , eXp Realty

1.04 ACRES
2114 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
''Arbored Acreage'' Barn, Dog Run, Horses Allowed

Bloomfield, San Juan County, New Mexico

: ''Arbored Acreage'' Plant enthusiasts will love this farmhouse with 5 grassy irrigated acres! Large grassy backyard completely lined with tall trees & watered with timed in-ground sprinklers. 1012sf patio covered & surrounded with chain link supporting Wisteria Vines. This home even has interior rooms dedicated to plants! Site-built handicap-friendly home features 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms, has a stucco exterior & a newer durable pitched propanel roof, has new faux-wood tile through 2/3 of the house, & is heated & cooled with an updated HVAC system. The primary suite boasts an extra-large closet, built-in storage, & an en suite bathroom with a handicap-accessible shower. The second bathroom also features a handicap sitting tub with jets & is attached to a laundry area with ample storage. Bedroom 3 could also be an office & has a built-in desk. The kitchen features hardwood cabinets, tile counters, an island, stainless fridge & dishwasher, & an electric cooktop & a raised oven. There is a breakfast nook in the hall area & a dining area attached to the den. Den is centrally located & includes a newer pellet stove for efficient heating. The living room or atrium has huge houseplants in built in growing containers & massive skylights for plentiful natural light. Sunroom has finished walls & is insulated & would make a great living space with the addition of flooring & a ceiling. Oversized 2-car garage has workbenches & cabinets & features stairs to plentiful attic storage. Breezeway connects the garage to a 2-room workshop/storage room. Backyard is fully fenced with chain-link & features a small pond & birdhouses. Attached 2 car portico is in front of the garage & sunroom for dry parking & home-entry. A detached 1 car garage also features stairs to a storage loft & another 2-car portico. Level fields with 2 rolling sprinklers are enclosed with pipe fencing & wire & include a tall 960sf metal hay barn. Sellers are aware that home needs repairs & are open to negotiate.

Allen Elmore , eXp Realty

5.00 ACRES
2369 SQ FT


Horse Property for sale.

Reserve, Catron County, New Mexico

Located approximately 10 miles north of Reserve, NM in Cruzville, NM. The heart of Catron County - boasting 1 person per 2 square miles and not a single stop light in the county. Catron County hosts both the Apache National Forest at 2.76 MM acres and the Gila National Forest at 2.71 MM acres. The area is well known for world class elk, mule deer and white tail hunting. The National Forests provide a lifetime of exploration through it's extensive trail and road systems. The northern boundary of this property backs up to the Apache National Forest for unlimited access. The 29.99 acres is completely unrestricted and may be developed within state and county regulations - no deed restrictions or HOA. The completely fenced and cross fenced property also boasts a 500+ GPM well per the well driller's log. Cruzville itself is at an elevation of 6330' with nearby terrain towering over 10,000' elevation. Welcome to the Southwest with mild winters and cooler summers with very little humidity.

Eric Krueger , New Mexico Land & Investments

29.99 ACRES
1890 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Luxury equestrian estate

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Southwestern sophistication, comfort and flexibility with quality beyond the price. Long mountain views, equestrian trails and 10 mile proximity to the State Capitol of Santa Fe, New Mexico. A perfect second home or primary residence which includes a 5000 square foot main residence, a nicely separated 1400 square foot guest wing and a gym big enough for anything from pickleball to yoga. The gym is 1400 square feet with endless possibilities. There is even a single lane lap pool outside. Custom built by the current family to provide for every phase of life from empty nesters to a large family or guests, from horses to art and music to athletics. The main house is 1 level high ceilings, beautiful finishes, plus 3 bedrooms and office. The guest wing has 4 bedrooms, TV room and 2 baths. Further details include pumice construction for optimal efficiency, privacy on 11 acres, a 4 stall barn, fencing and all 3 minutes to convenient shopping, banking and more, or 15 minutes into Santa Fe. The value cannot be overstated. Call today.

Anna Vanderlaan , Keller Williams Realty

10.00 ACRES
6500 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Luxury & Equestrian Living Unite

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Welcome to Rancho San Marcos and this exquisite equestrian property. Where refined living meets the allure of this custom-built home on 15 acres with 360 degree views. Tailored for open-concept living, this residence is an entertainer’s dream. The chef’s kitchen, boasting a Viking Range, granite countertops, wine fridge, and walk-in pantry, invites you to unleash your culinary creativity. The main floor features an open dining/living area with high ceilings, large windows to capture the views and natural light. The primary bedroom is an the main floor with 2 walk-in closets, a spacious bathroom featuring a walk-in shower, and a serene soaking tub. Upstairs, two additional bedrooms and an open loft await. The oversized heated 2-car garage showcases a 700 sq ft open loft area. Your cherished equine companions are luxuriously accommodated in a 2448 sq ft barn with 2 indoor/outdoor stalls & turnouts, 1 indoor stall, hay storage, 1/2 bathroom, and an expansive riding arena approximately 130X200. Adjacent to the riding arena is an additional 16X30 stall, 10X16 bird house with windows and 75X180 corral. Don’t miss the opportunity to make this remarkable property your own, where elegance and equestrian excellence seamlessly come together. Within the gated subdivision you will find riding trails, a round pen and riding arena for use. **Need additional room for you and your horses to roam? Additional 265 acres adjacent to Rancho San Marcos subdivision for sale under MLS #202341296 | copy link and paste in browser

Maggie Chavez , Real Estate Associates of NM

15.11 ACRES
2585 SQ FT


Horse Property for sale.
Exquisite Luxury Estate & Horse Facility

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Exquisite Luxury Estate and Horse Facility: 6120 square foot custom home on 3.5 acres of prime property in a lovely country setting with city conveniences, picturesque mountain views and excellent weather. Horse Facility: Barn 1700sf’: 3 Horse stalls with hay bins, feed buckets and automatic water plumbed to each stall. Dedicated wash bay conveniently located adjacent to the tack room (both are plumbed for hot water). Large 12’x 24’ hay storage. Floors: concrete/crusher fine/ or rubber mat. One acre pasture with flood irrigation, (MRGCD) ... idyllic setting with views of pasture, trees and mountains. All essentials are the on first floor: private owner's suite, handsome study with custom built-ins, two more private en-suite guest rooms. The owner's suite features a spacious bathroom with separate vanities, slipper tub, walk-in shower, spacious custom designed closet, adjacent sitting room/study with cozy kiva fireplace. The kitchen is a chef's dream which boasts a 60'' Wolf range: 6 burners, grill & griddle, two 30'' ovens; oversize Subzero frig/freezer, 2 Dishwashers, microwave drawer, alder custom cabinetry, large pantry with 2nd Subzero frig/freezer, +butler's pantry: wet bar & Subzero wine/beverage center. Large patios, gunite pool, cabana w/grilling kitchen & bathroom. Oversize 4 car garage (utility sink, work space, storage room w/shelves, built-in cabinets), *gorgeous landscape & **pasture. Grand staircase leads to second floor entertainment space: billiard table, comfortable TV viewing, wet bar, Subzero frig/freezer. Spacious deck w/amazing mountain views & motorized screens. Flex room/4th bedroom & 3/4 bathroom. *Utilities: City/Public Water & Sewer, Gas Co of NM, PNM Electric. Home is on City water. **Irrigation rights: MRGCD Flood irrigation is currently used for pasture -call broker for details. Irrigation Well is used for landscape (automatic timers). Floor plan and associated documents available upon request. Pre-qualified buyers please call/text for more information and a private showing. Video showings are available (Facetime, Zoom, Duo etc). If you are looking for property in the Albuquerque / Santa Fe area please contact Dee Rasberry!

Dee Rasberry , D Realty with Realty One of New Mexico

3.50 ACRES
6100 SQ FT

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