NORTH MESA STABLES

Moving Forward With Roots Firmly Planted in Los Alamos History

Imagine yourself, awaking to the birds chirping and the sizzle of bacon. The crisp mountain air fills your lungs…

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Horses have a long history on the Pajarito Plateau. 

  •  Beginning with the Spanish conquest
  • Continuing with farming on the plateau
  • The Boys Ranch School to security patrols during the Manhattan Project
  • Horses have always been present and valued here in Los Alamos
  • Many of the buildings and barns at the Stables include original homestead cabins and laboratory buildings

The North Mesa Stables are a Los Alamos County Park

  • 1946- US Army grants horse riding and rodeo concession
  • 1947 -  Atomic Energy Commission takes control
  • 1952 - The Stables were configured and organized as you’ll see them now
  • 1972 - Los Alamos County receives the land and operations by Quit Claim Deed from the federal government

A Community of Equestrians

The North Mesa Stables is a neighborhood  with one thing in common-a love of livestock. Whether we are caring for our rodeo stock, our flocks of chickens, ducks, and geese, our goats, or our beloved horses. We help each other as we strive to educate and share our love of animals and equestrian pursuits with the wider community of Los Alamos.