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Houston's Horseback Riding

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Address: 12801 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85748
Phone Number: (520) 298-7450
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Bobby Houston led us on a 2 hour ride through the beautiful Saguaro National Park. The horses were healthy and engaged. Bobby is very knowledgable and shared little tidbits of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Bobby Houston led us on a 2 hour ride through the beautiful Saguaro National Park. The horses were healthy and engaged. Bobby is very knowledgable and shared little tidbits of knowledge throughout the ride. I recommend Houstons to everyone, whether a native or visitor.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Ms Houston & Company are the epitome of excellence in professionalism, enthusiasm and graciousness. It was my first time on a horse, and thanks to everyone there, it won't be my last. My only fear is that she raised my expectations so high, every subsequent experience will pale by comparison!!! Whether you have one day in Tucson or 10, do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

this was a wonderful morning ride. The horses were well trained and did great in the group. Our guide was attentive and the trail ride took us into the national park. The view on horseback was better than our sightseeing trip from our car the day before. The ride was great for my 22 y/I nephew and my 81 y/o... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

It is obvious the Houston's love what they do. Friendly staff, well cared for horses. Great way to see mountain views in Tucson.

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We went in the morning, and it was a beautiful day. My daughter and I have never ridden on a horse, so a new experience for us, the other rider was my sister with a little bit of riding knowledge. Everyone at the ranch was so helpful and friendly, we all felt comfortable right away. The ride was beautiful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We had an awesome time on our ride with a 15 year old girl and ten year old son. Emily was wonderful with the ten year old keeping him engaged. We all learned about the desert landscape. Everyone was friendly, helpful and warm. Would ride with again in a heartbeat.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My family had a great visit to Houston's! There were 12 of us from Boston, including 5 kids (ages 9-70). Bobby & her staff were knowledgable & attentive to the needs of each level! The ranch was heaven... A true American ranch, set up for family & work, not a tourist trap at all! Thank you Houston's, I look forward... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful time horseback riding with them. The staff were friendly and knowledgable. Riding out to the Saguaro National Park was peaceful and memorable. The horses we got, Tom and Remington were very well-trained and friendly. :) :) X & L Wolf

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I had a great two hour trail ride here. She was completely inexperienced on horseback but did great because of the caring professional staff at Houston's that took the time to help her and teach her the basics. The staff and owners are friendly and welcoming but obviously put safety first, as we would expect, and they... More 

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Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Probably, the friendliest staff we have ever seen at a stable. Good solid horses. Nice ride thru the national forest, although being from Florida it didn't look like much of a forest.. The stable property is quite interesting as well with the old trucks, cars, and equipment.. Highly recommended! The ride costs $60 for about 2 hours.

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Address: Address: 12801 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85748
Phone Number: (520) 298-7450
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson

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