Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico: Galloping Horse Statues

Large lifelike wild horses are frozen in mid-gambol through the scrub outside of a western museum.

Hubbard Museum of the American West

Address:
26301 US-70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
Directions:
Hubbard Museum of the American West. On the north side of US Hwy 70, just east of the Ruidoso Downs racetrack.
Phone:
575-378-4142
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Galloping Horse Statues

The Hubbard Museum of the American West sits at the bottom of a hill, with the parking lot up above. Between the parking lot and the highway is a statue park filled with beautiful statues of running horses. I came through town far too early to visit the museum, but the horses made me u-turn in short order.

[Rhonda Reddick, 05/29/2007]

Not giant cartoon horses, but looks ripe for photo op comedy.

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