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.

Santa Cruz, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Looking for a home that is move in ready, with plenty of space for indoor and outdoor entertaining and/or everyday living? Let’s start with the beautiful interior of this custom home. It has baseboard radiant heating throughout. The ground level has natural lighting, passive solar heating, and a wood stove. There is one bedroom and a bath downstairs, along with a formal living room that has long beams and a tongue and groove wood plank ceiling. In this room, there is a window with an evaporative unit that cools the lower level. The family room, also on the lower level, has a high ceiling made of vigas, with split cedar, between each viga. Step up to the dining room. To the left is the kitchen with the quartz countertop and stainless steel appliance, perfect for any designated Chef. The back yard is accessed through the dining room and has ample space for grilling, dining and entertaining. Upstairs could be considered a total owner suite with a hobby/gym/library space or that same area could be an extra bedroom. There is a beautiful bathroom. The owner's bedroom has hardwood flooring and opens up to a private deck overlooking the lush land, belonging to the property. The land offers opportunities to have domestic farm animals, like chickens, sheep, cows, or horses. There is space for organic gardening. There are several mature fruit trees. Irrigation water rights, will provide the water needed for successful gardening. The southern boundary is close to the Santa Cruz River, a great place for fishing or outside meditations. There is an open barn and tack room, and another outside storage unit. This is a must see home, now. The entrance to the property has a beautiful electric gate. The roof on the home is a thick gauge title pro panel. Must be prequalified to view in person.

Emery Maez , The Maez Group

5.01 ACRES
2435 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Horse property with gorgeous views that borders Cibola National Forest

Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico

Beautiful secluded property way up in the Magdalena Mountains. Borders 250 square miles of Cibola National Forest. Paved County road, well water, Covered parking, Passive solar. Decks, and a special deck high on a massive boulder with dark skies to view the stars. All this and privacy.

Patricia Alofaituli , HomeSmart Realty Pros

5.02 ACRES
1366 SQ FT


Sold May 2024

Horse Property for sale.
Stunning single level home on over 8 acres!

Bosque, Socorro County, New Mexico

Escape the urban hustle and unwind in the embrace of this custom home surounded by trees on an expansive 8.87-acre canvas, with a close commute to all the city amenities. With large windows throughout the home, it is bright and welcoming with a kitchen bar for entertaining, a beautiful entertaining room with skylights, and a warm wood stove for those cold winter nights and a beautiful window spanned bench in the master overlooking the green backyard. Completing this haven is a spacious barn/garage, an essential space catering to both animal/agriculture and vehicle enthusiasts alike. This home truly has it all!

Alicia Rucker , Coldwell Banker Legacy

8.87 ACRES
2238 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
265.87 Acres Ranch Land

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Welcome to your opportunity of a lifetime! Nestled just off Highway 14, this extraordinary 265-acre vacant land is brimming with endless possibilities. Whether you aspire to build your dream home, establish a flourishing cattle ranch, or create a magnificent horse haven, this property is your canvas to transform into a remarkable masterpiece. Imagine waking up to breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountain ranges, as far as the eye can see. With wide open spaces at your disposal, you'll relish in the freedom and tranquility that this property offers. The land is completely fenced, providing security and peace of mind for both you and your beloved livestock. For those with an entrepreneurial spirit, this land holds further potential. Subject to county approval, the property can be subdivided into 10-acre lots, opening up a plethora of investment opportunities. Embrace the freedom of having no HOA restrictions, allowing you to manifest your vision without limitations. Whether you're a nature enthusiast seeking solace amidst the picturesque landscapes or an aspiring rancher yearning to nurture a thriving livestock operation, this property is your gateway to endless possibilities. Don't miss this chance to seize the life you've always envisioned on this remarkable 266-acre canvas. The time is now to turn your dreams into a reality. 15 minutes to Santa Fe/I-25

Maggie Chavez , Real Estate Associates of NM

265.87 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
Stunning Southwest Home on 13+ acres with Equestrian Facilities

Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico

Welcome to this stunning southwestern home, where beauty and functionality merge seamlessly. The home boasts 4 bedrooms with 4 1/2 bathrooms, making it perfect for a large family or those who love to entertain guests. As you enter the home, you'll be greeted by a front courtyard with a lovely shade tree and a hand-carved pergola covering the walkway to the front door. The front living area has a nice high ceiling with dark wood beams that add a sense of grandeur and warmth to the space. The home is filled with natural light, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The large master bedroom is a true sanctuary, complete with a separate sitting area, lots of built-ins, and custom touches throughout the house. The 5 bathrooms are truly a work of art, with custom Talavera tile work that adds a touch of elegance and sophistication. Step outside and you'll find a high walled backyard with a pool, perfect for relaxing and entertaining guests. The front 10+ acres of the property is zoned commercial, providing an excellent opportunity for business owners, while the back 2+ acres are zoned for livestock and ranchette use. The property also features a great 10 stall horse barn with a shop, storage, tack area, and covered hay area, making it ideal for all equestrians. Overall, this home is a true gem, combining comfort, beauty, and functionality in one breathtaking package. Come see it today and experience the best of southwestern living!

Katharine Fly , Sagebrush Real Estate

13.25 ACRES
4382 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Ranch with outstanding views of the Manzano Mountains

Mountainair, Socorro County, New Mexico

Welcome to the Rountree Ranch. This property is 150 acres of desired New Mexican Ranch property with a beautiful 3447 Sq ft ranch style home. This custom home was built in 2016 by JC Anderson with quality and master workmanship in mind. Enter the home through a custom wood door with hand laid stained glass above. The foyer brings you into the home past the dining area and into the large living room that is graced by a custom rock fireplace. Raised ceilings throughout flow into the custom kitchen which is equipped with matching Kitchen Aid stainless appliances, marble counters and tons of storage in the beautiful wood cabinets, grab your cup of coffee from the coffee bar and head through the breakfast nook and onto the southern patio area and enjoy the views of the Chupadera Mountains or various wildlife including antelope, deer, coyote and elk. Your primary suite features two walk-in closets as well as double vanities, water closets, a large, jetted garden tub for soaking while enjoying with views of the Chupadera Mountains and walk-in shower with multiple heads. Two additional bedrooms for you family or visiting friends which are connected by a Jack and Jill full bathroom. This property is set up with the remote professional in mind with two large standalone offices, one of the offices has a half bath and the other has a gym area that is just off of the breakfast area. This workout room is also equipped with a Murphy bed. The front courtyard shares access to the front door and main office area and has beautiful views of the south end of the Manzano Mountains. All water in the home comes from the 400' deep well into a custom water system and water softener. Reverse osmosis system for the drinking water in the kitchen. Evenings out here enjoy the Dark Sky for fantastic views of constellations, shooting stars or watching satellites skate by. The possibilities are endless with the property, from riding horses to raising a small herd of cattle to game hunting. The property has three water producing wells. One windmill for watering livestock and wild game the other two are domestic wells at the main residence and the other at the detached 600 Sq Ft Casita. The Casita could be used for long term guest or a live-in ranch hand. The driveway has a reinforce area for use of the aviation enthusiast with a helicopter endorsement or emergency landing area for medical transport. Set up the rest of your outbuildings as you wish and where you want. Come see your next home or Maybe your Second Home, Welcome to the Rountree Ranch.

Donald Auge , Coldwell Banker Legacy

149.00 ACRES
3447 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Mountain States Equine

Hobbs, Lea County, New Mexico

This property is a horse enthusiast's dream! It features a spacious 3,000 sq. foot home (3/3) 3 car attached garage which is fully paneled w a large work bench. Double fireplace two living rooms. Windows for natural lighting, formal dining room, large master bedroom with 8 X 17 walk in closet. Large yard with mature trees and automatic sprinkler system. This farm has 2 driveways to accomodate business/commercial. It uses pipe fencing and has a lighted arena setup for roping, including boxes, cattle pens, and alley way. Four large corrals, 60 ft diameter round open, 6 arm horse walker, 5/8 mile oval gallop track surrounded by fiberglass racetrack, two 16 acre pastures, 16 acre alfalfa circle with center pivot, haybarn for storage, 113.7 water rights with 3 wells(irrigation, stock well, and domestic well, 65 stalls including (2) 12X24 foaling stalls and 5 stud stalls. Currently being used as an equine veterinary clinic and horse breeding facility. Only 15 minute drive to Zia Park Racetrack and Casino!!

Keli Hatley , Harwell and Associate Real Estate

113.70 ACRES
3000 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Rancho Azul is a magical 501 acre ranch with Sensational horse barn

Abiquiu, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

CALM, SECURE, SERENE, Sophisticated Ranch in Protected Wilderness Very private 500 acres near Abiquiu and adjacent to Chama River Wilderness. The Main and guest homes are Double adobe masterpieces, designed by Beverly Spears, and warmed by geothermal trenches and radiant floor heating. Magnificent views out every window, overlooking world-class horse facilities. Walled gardens, caretaker's cottage, two wells and the nearby live water of the Chama River and Lake Abiquiu.

Richard Green , Green Property Group, LLC

500.00 ACRES
4600 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Adobe Home and Guest House on 5 Acres

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

This luxurious Pueblo Adobe home offers a harmonious blend of Southwestern charm and modern elegance. This private compound allows horses and is situated on a sprawling 5-acre lot in the sought-after Arroyo Hondo Community. A cul-de-sac location that offers privacy. The main house has 4,493 SF of living space and a two car garage. Beyond the main dwelling lies a charming guest house, offering a private retreat for visitors or an ideal space for your creative pursuits. The 1,340 sf guest house is also made up of adobe maintaining the traditional architectural style of the main. Drive to downtown Santa Fe in 15 minutes. With its distinctive architectural style, the home features traditional adobe walls, handcrafted wooden vigas, and rustic tile accents.

Manuel Miramontes , Keller Williams Realty

5.00 ACRES
5833 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Cutting Horse Property 15 minutes north of Las Vegas, New Mexico

Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico

Secluded and private, yet less than 15 minutes to Las Vegas, New Mexico. The ranch was the original Homestead of the one-time famous Mathieson Ranch which encompassed several thousand acres in the surrounding area. Nestled at the entrance to a canyon in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains of Northern New Mexico. One hour and 15 minutes to Santa Fe, less than 2 hours to Albuquerque and only 4 hours to Amarillo, Texas. Extensive horse facilities include a nice arena with good footing, small pen for training, and the free walker for warming up your horse or just giving them exercise when you don't have time to ride. All in a condensed area for ease of use. Entire property is fenced, and cross fenced with 6 separate pastures most with No Climb Horse Fencing. Owned solar panels with 22,000 KwH banked at Mora San Miguel electric coop.

Chris Pearson Kramer , Sotheby's International Realty

20.00 ACRES
2500 SQ FT

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