Burnt Well Guest Ranch - Horseback Riding Vacations on a real working Ranch in New Mexico, USA!

Burnt Well Guest Ranch in Roswell / New Mexico
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Burnt Well Guest Ranch is a small, family-owned and operated ranch in the warm climate of New Mexico, this is an actual working cattle and sheep ranch

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The Burnt Well Guest Ranch is a small, family-owned and operated ranch in the warm, sunny climate of New Mexico, 16 miles from the nearest highway, 35 miles from the nearest town.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: A weekly sightseeing trip is provided, with a six day stay, to one of our local attractions, such as a trip to Historic Lincoln, home to the West's most infamous outlaw Billy the Kid; Carlsbad Caverns, site of some of the largest caves in the world; the Roswell International UFO Museum and 1947 UFO crash site; White Sands National Monument, home to the largest collection of gypsum sand dunes; Capitan, home of Smokey Bear; Ruidoso Downs Race Track home to the world's richest quarter horse race the $2 million All American Futurity; or a trail ride through some of our beautiful, local mountain trails.
Traveling by plane:
Guests to Burnt Well Guest Ranch can fly into international airports in El Paso, Texas or Albuquerque, New Mexico. There is also air service into Roswell Municipal Airport which is five miles outside of the city of Roswell.
Pickup service is possible
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Working Ranch, Cattle Ranch, Sheep Ranch
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
age 6 & up

General description:

Burnt Well Guest Ranch is a small, family-owned and operated ranch in the warm climate of New Mexico, this is an actual working cattle and sheep ranch

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Riding area / bridle-path
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Weekly
  • Family Trips
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (age 6 & up)
  • Help wanted / desirable
  • Roping
  • Evening program
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

Horses, cattle, sheeps and dogs.

Other offers and explanations

There is always plenty of riding, whether we’re checking fences, waters or driving cattle to a new pasture. Other ranch work, depending on the season, includes doctoring cattle, branding calves.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all >10 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
Horses height 148 cm & up
Riding (trained for / saddle):
Western, For guided Trail Rides
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • Cattle Drive
  • Cutting
  • Cross-Country
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
No restriction
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
little demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
No restriction
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
Parents and older children can enjoy more challenging rides. We do not intentionally want to segregate the kids from the parents, except for a brief break or two.
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Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
no limitation
Riding Classes / Lessons
Guest lodgings

Guest lodge suitiable for max. 10 persons!

1 Vacation home :
Our guest hacienda was decorated and furnished in 'Old West' rustic flavor. There is a spaciously inviting covered porch, furnished for your enjoyment and relaxation. The 1,000 square foot 'great' room has proven to be a favorite among our younger guests because of the checker board table, hobby horse, toy box and lots of room to play.
Kind of Catering:
  • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
More information of the Catering:
There is a small kitchenette for handy drinks and snacks at any hour. You are always welcome in Patricia’s kitchen for fresh coffee or iced tea, dessert and a chat.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Pool available
More information of the accommodation:
Adults $520 for single. Kids (6 to 12 years old) $315-. Kids (3 to 5 years old) $195, Kids (under 3 years old) free. 25% discount for groups of 2 or more. Three day minimum

Burnt Well Guest Ranch
First name:
Kim & Patricia
Last name:
+ 1 866 729 0974
Phone 2:
+ 1 575 347 2668
+ 1 575 347 2668

You can contact us with the following languages:

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Burnt Well Guest Ranch
Zip/Postal Code: NM 88203
Street: 399 Chesser Road
Country: USA -- New Mexico -- Roswell
Phone: + 1 866 729 0974
Phone 2: + 1 575 347 2668