I did a quick search for public access for Javelina hunting in NM. It looks like you want to hunt in the southwest corner of the state and there is about 5.4 million acres of BLM lands available. Here is a link to get you started. The further you go into this webpage the better the info gets. It will even tell you about the requirements of hunting there. (you need a habitate improvement stamp as well as a hunting license) and possibly other paperwork I don't know. This looks like a good place to start though.
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back.
I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you, if you don't learn to get along with your mount for the week, it's going to be a bumpy, scary, noisy, and life threatening experience.
First, let's start with the horse itself. A horse trained under western style has 4 gears. The walk, trot,...