Ride and rope from the Bishop's Lodge Stables

  • Available year-round
  • Take a packed picnic lunch to enjoy along the way (Additional cost)
  • Choose from a 1 to 6-hour excursions
  • Help our wranglers feed and groom the horses

The Experience

The Stables are an important piece of Bishop's Lodge history. Guests can book as part of a scheduled group ride or opt for private excursions with advanced notice. Guests are asked to arrive at the Stables for their excursion 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time to fill out waivers and meet the horses. Wrangler-led pony rides are available for children seven years and younger.

Horseback Riding & Stables Experiences

Trail Rides

Rides will follow trails that wind through Santa Fe National Forest and are gentle walking excursions.
  • 1-Hour "Sunset Trail" Ride
  • 1-Hour "Mesa Trail" Ride
  • 2-Hour "Little Tesuque Trail" Ride
  • 3-Hour "Viewpoint Trail" Ride
  • 3-6-Hour "Windsor Trail" Ride

Horse Clinic

Come meet the real heroes of the American West! Guests may visit the stables, meet our family of horses, learn how to interact with them, and feed them carrots.
  • 30-60 minutes

Roping Lessons

Gather at the stables to learn the basics of building a loop and techniques for roping a dummy steer.
  • 60 minutes

Epicurean Equine Excursions
Elevate your experience with special add-ons, like a live cowboy poetry reading, traditional Navajo hoop dancing performance or an astrologist to guide a stargazing experience. Please inquire at 310.437.4636 for availability and pricing.

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