Lonesome Dove Tex New Mex Horseback Vacation

Lonesome Dove Tex New Mex Horseback Vacation – Itinerary

8 Day Historic Texas and New Mexico Vacation on Horseback

Day 1

  • Arrive Amarillo, Texas

Day 2

  • Amarillo, Texas


Day 3

  • Amarillo, Texas to Red River or Taos, New Mexico

Day 4

  • Red River or Taos, New Mexico

Day 5

  • Red River or Taos, New Mexico to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Day 6

  • Santa Fe, New Mexico

Day 7

  • Santa Fe, New Mexico to Amarillo, Texas

Day 8

  • Departure


Note: The final day in the tour itinerary is the departure day. No activities are planned unless otherwise specifically included at time of booking.

Lonesome Dove Tex New Mex Horseback Vacation – What’s Included

Extensive horseback riding instruction

  • Professional tour guide(s)
  • Transportation during tour
  • Horse rentals, tack, and accompanying fees
  • Accommodations – 6 nights hotel and/or condo – double occupancy
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for duration of tour
  • Water and snacks
  • Transportation to/from Amarillo International Airport in Amarillo, Texas
  • Permits to enter National Forest Wilderness Areas
  • Guide fees for Santa Fe
  • Coors Ranch Rodeo and dance admission (June Tour Only)
  • Museum Admission
  • All Gratuities


What’s Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Visa acquisition cost
  • Alcohol
  • Personal travel, accident, and medical insurance
  • Personal riding attire and gear (for example: boots, chaps, spurs)
  • Additional gratuities, tips, and personal spending money
  • Personal souvenirs, gifts, or purchases
  • Cost for replacement of lost or stolen items or equipment
  • Optional excursions or extras
  • Any other items not specifically included in tour price

Lonesome Dove Tex New Mex Horseback Vacation – Details

Horseback Riding Venues: 3 Locations
Amarillo, Texas: Canyons and Open Plains
Red River or Taos, New Mexico: Mountain and Meadows
Santa Fe, New Mexico: Mountain and Pastures
Approximate Total Driving Miles: 750
Average Hours of Horseback Riding per location: 2
Average Hours of Horseback Riding instruction: 1-2
Riding Conditions: Canyons, Open Plains, Mountains, High Altitude
Riding Difficulty: Moderate – Must be intermediate to experienced rider



  • Amarillo Area: Visit the American Quarter Horse World Headquarters and Museum, have dinner at the world famous Big Texan Steak Ranch, see the Coors Ranch Rodeo and Western Dance, (June dates only), horseback riding at Los Cedros Ranch on the rim of Palo Duro Canyon (north America’s second largest canyon), ride with cowboys, visit Route 66, Cadillac Ranch, attend the Kwahadi Indian Museum with dinner and entertainment by the Kwahadi Indian Dancers.
  • Red River Area: Lunch at historic and haunted St. James Hotel, horseback riding at Bobcat Pass Wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo mountains, Country and Western dancing at a local saloon, scenic drive of New Mexico’s Enchanted Circle.
  • Taos and Santa Fe Area: Brunch in scenic Taos, New Mexico, visit Taos Pueblo (a U.N. World Heritage Site), see the picturesque Rio Grande Gorge, historic walking tour of Santa Fe, horseback riding in Pecos Wilderness, tour Loretto Chapel and Miracle staircase. Dining at Santa Fe restaurants.

Minimum Departure: Tour departs with a minimum of 8 persons
Insurance: Travel insurance required.

Lonesome Dove Tex New Mex Horseback Vacation – Pricing

Please go to Riverspilot.com and see TexNew Mex Tour for details.
*Children must be 7 and older to ride. We can not allow double riding. Weight limit 250 lbs per rider.

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