horses: NM horse owners, come learn about dressage! - 04/02/12 03:11 PM
Attention New Mexico equestrians! Always wanted to learn something about dressage? Now's your chance!
A Dressage Expo specifically designed for young riders or newcomers to dressage will be held April 14, 2012 at the Vista Sandia Equestrian Park in Albuquerque, NM!
The event will include mounted demonstrations, informative booths and tables to help you find out about potential instructors, tack, associations, and resources, and the opportunity to participate in introductory and training level tests for riders under 21 or adult novices who have never competed in any dressage show.
The expo will begin at 9:30, and there is no charge … (0 comments)

horses: Great Custom Home in Placitas, with Owner Financing! - 05/12/11 07:23 PM
Fabulous Custom Home in Placitas 8 Juniper, Placitas, NM 87043 View Map Owner/builder's lovingly-created custom home! Handmade decorative tile & mahogany door at entry, handmade doors throughout, custom maple cabinets w/ mahogany inlay, granite counters! Raised ceilings with vigas, charming nichos, dramatic great room with kiva FP, radiant heat & passive solar for low utility bills. Wonderful master suite has two walk-in closets, sep. shower & jetted tub with views. Wooded, mostly level lot, ideal for horses! Owner financing 20% down on approved credit!
Details Asking Price: $625,000 MLS: 710180 Sq. Feet: 2935 Lot Size: 3 acres Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 … (0 comments)

horses: Santa Fe County Horse Property at Low, low price! - 03/14/11 02:01 PM
OK, we all know, Santa Fe is trendy; Santa Fe is expensive.
BUT, there's a little known secret-- the southern portion of Santa Fe county offers wome wonderfully affordable real estate that is in reasonable commuting distance to the "City Different" and is also just minutes from our NM "big city," Albuquerque!
For example, you can buy a wonderful horse property on 7.5 level acres, with stylish 2200 SF home, 4-stall barn, pipe-fenced pastures, round pen, and much more for just $329,000! Check out this wonderful Santa Fe County horse property, in the little town of Edgewood, New Mexico!
 

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horses: Moriarty Ranch Offered on an Incredible 4,240 Acres! - 03/16/10 12:41 PM
This enormous property is an ideal horse operation with tons of great features: a 6,000-sf barn with 8 indoor stalls, outdoor & shed row stalls, 3 paddocks with loafin' sheds, a treadmill, hotwalker, oat bins with auger to barn, roping arena with chutes, fenced-in pastures, more!


The former Cook racehorse ranch has 1,120 deeded acres and 3,120 state-lease acres.

Living quarters include a comfortable 2050-sf main house, a 512-sf quest quarters, a 1,545-sf adobe home needing some work, and an optional Palm Harbor doublewide in great condition.

W/C REC, wrap existing, 25% down OAC.
This incredible ranch … (0 comments)

horses: Coming Soon: Green Pets in Albuquerque! - 06/20/09 02:20 PM
OK, it's not the dogs and cats who will be changing color, but one of the places they're kept will be greener and more environmentally friendly!
Albuquerque is in the process of totally renovating its Eastside Animal Shelter. The 32,000 square foot center will be LEED Silver Certified*, and feature energy and water conservation and innovative uses for common building materials and building reuse. The project is set to open in early 2010, and will contain  a Spay/Neuter Clinic, Pet Adoption Center, plus expanded kennel and support spaces. There will also be  outdoor training and "get acquainted" areas to help future owners get … (2 comments)

horses: Hippotherapy VS Therapeutic Riding; Is there a difference in the horse-related programs? - 09/13/08 09:28 AM
A year or so ago I wrote a blog post about a therapeutic riding program in Albuquerque called "Cloud Dancers of the Southwest." (see http://activerain.com/blogsview/130006/Therapeutic-Riding-Albuquerque-Horses ). I described the program as "hippotherapy."
A recent reader of that blog emailed me to explain that there actually is a difference between "therapeutic riding" and "hippotherapy." This reader, Karen Molony, should know the difference, as she actually is a hippotherapist! She is currently working with Cloud Dancers setting up a hippotherapy program in additions to their already-existing therapeutic riding program. And she kindly provided me with a detailed explanation of the differences, so that I … (3 comments)

horses: Horsemen: Caja del Rio Trail Ride is coming up! - 08/16/08 05:00 PM
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horses: Mustangs as Show Horses? You Bet! - 01/08/08 02:02 PM
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horses: Endurance Ride in NM: Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race - 09/02/07 02:39 PM
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horses: Horses Welcome! 5 Acre View Lot south of Albuquerque! - 06/05/07 06:40 PM
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horses: Corrales Horse Owners Fight Back! - 05/08/07 01:06 PM
Corrales horse owners are fighting back, to try to keep Corrales a horse-friendly community!Those of you who live in once-rural locations that have seen recent growth as former city-folks flood in to pursue their own idea of a "country lifestyle" may well relate to the story published in November's issue of The Horsemen's Voice, a New Mexico Magazine serving horse owners in the state. The article details a recent lawsuit detailing a Corrales horse owner whose brand-new neighbor objected to having to look out on her "ugly" barn. Cathy O'Neal, told the Horsemen's Voice, "They were not country people. they had … (5 comments)

horses: Albuquerque's a Horse-Friendly Town! - 05/01/07 06:18 PM
 
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