Have you dreamed of winning the All-American Futurity at the Ruidoso Downs Race track in New Mexico on Labor Day? Here is the opportunity to own the 940 +/- acre Double V Equestrian, a perfect training facility to prepare these elite horse athletes for the prestigious and highly vied-for $3 million purse. Just 25 minutes to Ruidoso Downs from the grand entrance of The Vista de Valle Ranch just outside of Nogal, New Mexico, in Lincoln County.
This outstandingly well-designed horse facility includes a large barn with foaling pens, an office, a vet’s office with a surgical room, a sale ring with stands, a wash rack, and a horse-walker. There are two more barns with stalls and just outside 12 sheds complete with runs, eight large paddocks, and a 5/8th mile training track with starting gates. This equestrian ranch has everything a horseman needs.
The owners’ homes are of exceptional quality, offering both comfort and sophistication with their impeccable finishes and well-designed floor plans. The ranch also boasts four more exceptional homes nestled in various locations on the mountain. These strategically placed residences provide optimal access and privacy, allowing residents and guests to immerse themselves in the tranquility and beauty of the surroundings. Furthermore, six other impeccably maintained homes on the ranch ensure staff members and hunting guests feel right at home.
The Double V Ranch boasts an array of exceptional improvements that are meticulously maintained and managed, setting it apart from the rest. As you approach the ranch, the picturesque entrance is framed by the majestic and welcoming Church Mountain, guiding your path past two elegantly appointed owners’ homes and leading you to a world-class equine facility. This remarkable horse operation has been honored to house some of the world’s finest quarter horses, a testament to the unwavering passion and pride poured into its development.
Step inside this extraordinary facility and be captivated by its thoughtfully designed features. With 19 watered indoor stalls, an auction platform surrounded by comfortable bleachers, convenient wash-down areas, and well-equipped vet and tack rooms and offices, every detail has been carefully considered. The presence of overhead doors and easy access to walkers and outdoor paddocks in the sprawling yard highlights the facility’s emphasis on functionality. Additional adjoining buildings provide extra stalls and ample storage space, including a dedicated shop and equipment storage area.
The infrastructure on the ranch, including roadways, fencing, power, and water systems, spans across the vast expanse of its 25,000+ acres and is nothing short of awe-inspiring. The roads throughout the property are meticulously constructed and maintained, earning a perfect score of 10 out of 10. In addition, well-graded gravel and rock surfaces ensure convenient and timely access to hunting grounds, ranch improvements, and the smooth operation of cattle and horse activities. The fencing on the ranch is a testament to its dedication to excellence. From the miles of stunning whiteboard fencing to the sturdy pipe pens, paddocks, and reliable barbed wire adorning the cross fences and perimeter, the ranch’s fencing is both visually appealing and highly functional.
The ranch’s unique location, nestled amidst Church Mountain and several other peaks, offers protection and challenging terrain, making it an ideal habitat for high-quality wildlife. The wilderness bordering the recreational ranch further enhances the ranch’s appeal as a destination for a variety of game.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources
Water, a vital resource for any ranch, is efficiently managed through an intricate pipeline network that draws from wells and springs. This ensures rotational grazing and the ranch’s ability to maintain high quality and productivity in all weather conditions. Additionally, miles upon miles of power lines have been thoughtfully laid out, reaching almost every corner and section of the property. This strategic planning allows for future benefits and potential new additions and development opportunities within the ranch.
Region & Climate
Nogal, New Mexico is a dry climate area averaging in the 90s during the summer months and can get in the low 20s during the winter months. This area averages around 13 inches of precipitation a year.
The Double V is located just 30 minutes North of the resort town of Ruidoso, New Mexico. Ruidoso itself is known for being home to the Ruidoso Downs Race Track, where the prestigious All American Futurity takes place. With a staggering purse of $3 million, this race holds the distinction of being the richest race for two-year-old horses across North America.
Steeped in history, Lincoln County has been a significant location for various historical figures of the Wild West. The area is home to the Mescalero Apache Homeland and Fort Stanton, which served as bases for notable figures such as Kit Carson, Blackjack Pershing, and the Buffalo Soldiers during the 19th century. The county’s rich historical legacy is further accentuated by events like the Lincoln War in 1878, featuring notable participants like Billy the Kid, John Chisum, and James Dolan. Visitors can explore these historical sites by traversing the Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway. Additionally, the county hosts three annual events – Fort Stanton Live, Old Lincoln Days, and the All American Cowboy Fest – dedicated to showcasing the captivating history of the Old West.
This New Mexico ranch for sale is offered by Hayden Outdoors Real Estate. Contact Hayden Outdoors for more information on this property or to schedule a private showing. Hayden Outdoors Real Estate is a family owned real estate company and brokerage with a background in the cattle and ranching business.
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