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What to Bring for Southwest Working Cattle Ranch

What to Bring
- Sunscreen
- Sunglasses
- Hat (please incl. Stampede String)/ baseball cap (helmet, if under 18)
- Boots for riding (at least ankle high, with heels, preferably no lace-up shoes, NO sneakers for riding)
- Comfortable pants with long legs (preferably riding jeans)
- Longsleve shirts, airy cloth and light color and a light jacket
- Chinks/chaps (if you have some, for protection against cactuses)
- Insect repellent
- Bikini/Bathing Suit/Swimming Trunks (Hot Tub)
- Plug-in adaptor for electronic devices (remember: The voltage in the USA is 110V)
- Electronic device to use our W-LAN (laptop, smartphone, etc.)
- Hairdryer (suitable for 110V)
- Slippers with shoe soles
- Gloves
- Your own riding helmet (we provide helmets also)

Generally you should consider that the ranch is located in 4500 feet elevation and if you suffer from dry mucosa of any kind, you should bring/get products to take care of that.

Please keep in mind, that there is no possibility to buy boots or hats out here. Please contact us in advance, if you want to buy something like that and please consider your arrival time concerning the opening hours of stores in Albuquerque.

Things to Consider
- Tourist visa (if you are not a US-Citizen, you have to have it. Apply online:
- Check your passport (if you are not a US-Citizen, there are some specifications, it has to have)
- Travel health insurance, that is valid for USA
- Be up to date on your tetanus shots (injuries can occur anytime anywhere)
- Check the current regulations for your baggage with your airline
- If you drive out here on your own, use our directions

No GPS will find our address and most cellphones won't have service out here.
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Southwest Working Cattle Ranch
Tour Code: WRNM05
8 days / 7 nights ~$1,645.00
Dates : April - November

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

Online Reservation

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 04/01 - 06/30 8d / 7n 8 day Ranch, AP (high) 2 /12 Reserve
B 2021 07/01 - 08/31 8d / 7n 8 day Ranch, AP (low) 2 /12 Reserve
A 2021 09/01 - 10/31 8d / 7n 8 day Ranch, AP (high) 2 /12 Reserve
Day to Day Itinerary
Rates | Dates
Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter, Appaloosa, Paint Horses (limi...
Pace: based on experience slow or fast paced...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)
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