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Houston's Horseback Riding

12801 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85748
(520) 298-7450
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Ranked #5 of 178 attractions in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Cortland, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

What a rewarding experience! My Granddaughter and I had the most amazing evening ride with our guide and horses. One that will be remembered. Our guide was very knowledgable and us a wealth of knowledge about the desert. She was very understanding about my medical problem and helped me a great deal. I must thank her for all she did.... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We paid $60 a piece for a 2-hour sunset ride that ended up being just the two of us. That was great in and of itself because to get a private ride is more expensive, and we ended up getting that private ride at the group rate because no one else came along that night. I had ridden before but... More

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buffalo, ny
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

For the third time, we have had an enjoyable evening at Houston's. The staff is very accommodating. Bobbi the owner is great. And the horses are well behaved. This can easily be the highlight of your trip to Tucson.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Had a fantastic time out on the trail with my wife Loraine. Owner Bobbi and her staff looked after us from start to finish. We had lovely horses to ride and thoroughly enjoyed our two-hour ride through the stunning Sonoran Desert in deepest Arizona. Superb value for money and an outstanding way of exploring classic desert terrain way down in... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I recommend this location to anyone. This was my first time horseback riding. The staff was so friendly and knowledgeable. Very helpful for a first time rider. You get a great view of the desert and mountains. Tour takes 2 hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Our daughter who is 14 with Down's Syndrome loves horses and this was her 2nd time riding. The staff stayed engaged with her in conversation, encouraged her in proper handling of the horse. She did great and we were so amazed by the entire experience!

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We scheduled a ride that included a 3 year old and they were very understanding and accommodating to us where other stables weren't. Then we went to the wrong stables and were extremely late. We arrived an hour after our scheduled ride and again they were understanding and very very accommodating. Each trail guide was professional and friendly, talking to... More

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Recently travelled with my 80+ old parents to Arizona and decided to give horseback riding a try. While we had all been on horses in the past, never together. My mother was tossed off a horse 20 years ago and still had the courage to get back on. I must say she couldn't have done it without our great trainer,... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

After only ever been horse riding once before I was a little unsure what to expect. It seems to be a family run business and the ladies that take you out on the trail are lovely. The horses are ex rodeo horses so they are so well trained and behaved. We went out as a small group just the four... More

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Vancouver, BC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I went with my daughter for the horseback riding at Houston's. The 2 ladies with us were very friendly. there were 2 kids in our group and the ladies were very patient with them. Some part of the area was very dusty and we saw lots of interesting cactus and rabbits. It was a worthwhile trip to Houston's.

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