Changing pastures

Part of our Duties on the Ranch Include moving the horses to different pastures throughout the year. Resting a pasture is key to horse pasture management and maintaining its productivity. 


Following any Foaling is the eventual Branding (proof of ownership) of the young ones…Below we have provided you a short insight into this experience…

Von Diamonds

Von Diamonds won the Limited Open and was 5th in the Interm.Open. Original Post: 9-22-2014 – Von Diamond was bred and is owned by Joke and Robert Overbeek of the Netherlands. Next show will be the Dutch AQHA Championships…

DQHA Hall of Fame

We’re very proud of Dr. Joe B. Armstrong’s induction into the DQHA Hall of Fame last night along with NM native, David Avery, in Bad Nauheim, Germany. Joe was honored for his continued contributions in the promotion of western riding and his nearly 20 years of organizing horsemanship schools throughout Germany. A Brief & […]

Experience for Yourself

We would love to customize a riding/training/sight-seeing experience for you here at Armstrong Equine Services. Housing and RV Hook ups available on the property. Call us to discuss the possibilities…        

Pack Trip

Original Post – 06/25/2014 Breeding season is over and now the Von Reminics are having fun. Last week Josh, Sullivan Woodall and I packed into the Pecos Wilderness in the Santa Fe Nat Forest. Great time and the horses were troopers. Better get a Von Reminic! They will take care of you anywhere you want […]

Our Riding Experience at Armstrongs

Original Post – 10/17/2012 I spent 8 weeks ( Dustie 2 weeks) this summer at Armstrong Equine, in La Mesa, New Mexico. I lived on the ranch in the guest house. I took 2 horses and rode 6 days per week. Nice complete horse facility, knowledgeable ranch staff, lots of activities ongoing each day, perfect […]

My best friend

Original Post – 05/14/2013 To see my horse Is to see a friend He’s over 6 feet long. Fro head to end I pull and tug til I’m on top again. Now hold still, Boy don’t let me drop. A perfect horse they say; Is hard to find. But look at mine, He sure does […]

Desert Corrientes

The term “Desert Corrientes” means Desert Cattle…Corrientes are raised primarily for sports cattle, while preserving such natural attributes as high fertility, early maturity, trouble-free calving, and foraging efficiency, as well as disease and parasite resistance. Read More about this breed. Below is a short slideshow of the species and those who work with them.

Mike Tougas

Armstrong Equine Services is pleased to announce Mike Tougas is training out of our facility.  Mr. Tougas has trained multiple National Reining Horse Association Futurity Open Finalists.  He also shows.  Call him at 575-463-5313. Mike has a long history of good training with both horses and amateurs.  Give him a call 575-201-8452.