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Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables)

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Great Service on our Horse Back Riding Adventure

We were checked in by the manager and he was great very entertaining. Jim was our guide. He was a... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
Amazing desert ride!

My boyfriend & I were excited to go on our horse ride. The gentleman that checked us in was... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
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10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

We were checked in by the manager and he was great very entertaining. Jim was our guide. He was a character. He new his horses and the area. He gave us a great tour and we all really enjoyed our one-hour ride. It sounds like...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

My boyfriend & I were excited to go on our horse ride. The gentleman that checked us in was friendly, as well as the lady that got us up & situated on our horses. They also provided us with extra water for the ride. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

We set out for the sunset and dinner ride, with our experienced, kind and entertaining wranglers, Janine and Jim, and although I hadn’t been on a horse since I was a kid, they took great care of me! On the ride out we encountered some...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank Elsa S
Reviewed June 2, 2019

Jim and Janine were such a dynamic duo!! I loved getting history on the area from both of them during the ride, and Jim's harmonica playing and cowboy singing was a total delight! They were the best! Honestly, all of the staff and volunteers we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
4  Thank Ash2inAZ
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Jim and Janine are excellent. Nice ride through the desert. Spectacular views of Phoenix. The horses are rescue horses, well trained and they know the trail well. The night part of the ride was magical. The dinner is probably authentic as of 1840 but we’ve...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank jwfen
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Highly recommend a sunset ride with Janine, giving loads of information about the local area, and Cowboy Jim entertaining us. The ride was great and had amazing views with Cowboy Jim playing the harmonica, singing and cracking jokes to entertain us, it was a truly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank JamesTratt
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

What can I say but awesome!!!! Jim and Janine are simply the best! Riding horses is not my thing, but these guys were so awesome that I will be back! As often as I can, to enjoy their company, take in the breath taking views...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank LeannAZWA
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

My wife and 7 year old daughter went on an hour ride today with Cowboy Jim. Everyone we met at the Ponderosa was super friendly. The horses were so well behaved and easy! Cowboy Jim gave us a ton of great information about the history,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank TribecaCiti
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! We did the TBone ride. This included a beautiful ride on trails on South Mountain during sunset. We not only had beautiful scenery of the desert we had a stunning view of the city of Phoenix. The Wranglers were very kind...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank frang705
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Kim greeted us when we arrived and Kiah was our guide. I had never been on a horse before and was pretty nervous. Kiah was extremely calm, kind, helpful, and cheerful. She chatted with me and kept me at ease. My fiance enjoyed himself and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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March 17, 2019|
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Response from Stacey M | Reviewed this property |
I think that would be a wonderful experience for them. I am 64 and had a great time. Janine and Jim or any of the other ranch folks will be certain that you and your family will be safe and enjoy the ride. They have all the... More
January 29, 2018|
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Response from kim F | Property representative |
No you are charged 40.00 for the adult and 20.00 for the child
February 14, 2017|
Response from kim F | Property representative |
I'm sorry we do not any coupons at this time.