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Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables)

#20 of 79 Outdoor Activities in Phoenix Features Animals
10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
+1 602-268-1261
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Fun Horse Back Ride at South Mountain Park

We had family in town from out-of-state and wanted to share a great Arizona experience with them... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
Buckeye, Arizona
Amazing event!!

My girlfriend and I chose to do the steak dinner sunset ride. The horses were all pretty amazing... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Kathleen H
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10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

We had family in town from out-of-state and wanted to share a great Arizona experience with them. So we went horseback riding at South Mountain Stables. It was so easy. Called and made reservations. It's very affordable. The ride is about an hour long on...More

Thank ArizonaJT
Reviewed March 13, 2017

My girlfriend and I chose to do the steak dinner sunset ride. The horses were all pretty amazing and the wrangler was a blast. We rode the end of Feb, so sunset was pretty early. The sunset was spectacular - full of cacti along the...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Staff was amazing and made kids feel comfortable with riding a horse for the first time. Horses were well trained and great with the kids! Trail ride included some fun facts that the kids are still talking about!

Thank mnmom76
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

I called the morning of to see if they had any available tours for 2 adults and 5 kids the ages of 2-9yr old. We were so lucky that they did because my kiddos absolutely loved every second of the tour. Most of the kids...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

We were first-time riders, so really not sure what to expect, or if we would like it. We did the 1-hour evening ride. We had a GREAT time, and felt like the experience was well worth the money. So much fun!

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Had a wonderful ride at Ponderosa Stables with my granddaughter who is 10 years old. Our wrangler "Emily" was the best and always made sure everyone in the group was doing well along with pointing out interesting facts on our ride. The horses are "BOMB"...More

Thank Terri V
kimf0519, Front Office Manager at Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables), responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your ride and we look forward to having you come back and ride again. thank you

Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful sunset ride! Took about 1.5hrs to get to the Steakhouse and the terrain was rugged & beautiful. The trip back was a bit quicker - as the horses knew it would be feeding/bedtime. But it was all at a safe pace. (If you feel...More

Thank 1tpro
Reviewed January 30, 2017

This was about 25 minutes from my hotel, but I wanted to trail ride while I was in Phoenix. I'm glad I did! The staff was friendly and knowledgable, the horses were well kept and friendly, the guide Chris was very experienced and volunteered his...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed January 21, 2017

What a fantastic experience! My wife and I were in town for a business trip (for me) and to visit her brother who lives in Mesa. We were originally booked for a Friday trip but it rained. The owners contacted us to move the trip...More

Thank SEHale
Reviewed January 8, 2017

We took the kids ages 10 and 7 for a 1 hour ride. The trail was beautiful and the staff was good. Only downside was that I would have liked that they offer helmets as a precaution since the trail is a bit rocky, however...More

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February 14, 2017|
Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we do not any coupons at this time.
Angela B
February 6, 2017|
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Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
What ride are you looking to do and how many people? Or you may contact us at 602-268-1262. thanks
Dustin S
November 9, 2016|
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Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
Children 2-5 must ride with an adult on the same horse.