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We did the Horseback Riding + Skeet Shooting (with pistol shooting, tomahawk throwing, archery) at their Canyon Creek Ranch - TOTAL FUN!! Rusty, our guide, was AWESOME: Super friendly and VERY knowledgeable about...
... western days activities(a BLAST!), the cool rugged trail, and our guide’s great sense of humor and organic knowledge of the area and horses (Rich, you made the trip fabulous) we absolutely loved this experience!

Canyon Trail Rides

Grand Canyon National Park
The mules were perfectly suited to each of our personalities, sizes, and riding levels, allowing our family to both increase our riding experience while enjoying the ease of going into the canyon without a difficu...
... had a great time on our ride with Kitty - who had some interesting facts to share - we also just LOVED Lyndon in the Lodge - what a gentleman - loved talking with him - hugged him goodbye when we checked out :-)
From the owner who served us a fantastic lunch to the trail guide wranglers who were friendly, knowledgable and helpful, we had a great outing for twelve family members ages 6-60.
Our tour guide was Juan he was verify attentive, experienced rider, talkative, new his mountains, what plants and trees and what kinds animals have made their presents around the ranch, also had another guide Colt...
Amazing time with cowgirl boots and all trail riding with Cave Creek Jace:) Fabulous ride with great views and great hats!!! Highly recommend to all.
As a horse owner I was pleased to see beautiful horses with good shoed feet and a professional informative trail guide Jeremy It was a pleasure watching him train a young green trail horse with patience and kindne...
She was very friendly and welcoming.We were then met by the ranch owner Bobbi who was a great host and joined us on the ride.The staff were all very helpful and knowledgeable while getting us set up on the horses...
Me, I ride for all these reasons and I return to Houston’s Horseback Riding in Tuscon every chance I get because riding with Bobbi Houston and her exceptionally talented team is like riding with family.
Corral West has seasoned trail horses and kind trail hands to guide riders on the most relaxing ride with views of the Estrella hills, Cactus, flowers and a distant view of Phoenix.
Our kids (ages 6, 5 and 2), my parents, and my grandma (age 86) took a wagon ride out into the desert where we roasted marshmallows around a campfire while one of the guides sang and played his guitar!
Thank you Wyatt & Pebbles ( who likes to stop & snack along the way ) We had a wonderful afternoon & we will definitely be back .... feel free to bring an apple .. they love a treat on return to the stables !!
Totally awesome experience and the horses are easy to ride and was fun trails we went up and down some rocky areas let the horses run on some straight areas would highly recommend this place
The animals are so well cared for and treated and is just a pleasure to see.children will love the baby animal farm a fabulous learning opportunity especially for city slickers like us, The horses are well trained...
... they are knowledgeable helpful it was a great experience spent two days one day we went on the stagecoach ride that was just fun and different it was a little long but it was OK the horseback ride outstanding ...
I had this sassy, wonderful gelding named Goldie Locks who made the trail ride very enjoyable and fun! Horses were well matched with riders, and the staff was well trained and handled all situations really well.
Gained a confidence in the saddle, felt in control at all times, and just when I thought the terrain was too much, Blaze was solid in his role, slipped going down the trail and regained his footing quickly.
Great scenery along a mostly well-paved two-lane road with some minor ups and downs, twists and turns and a couple of one-lane bridges going past Goldfield Ghost Town, Lost Dutchman State Park and Canyon Lake on t...
The scenery is absolutely breathtaking, everything from scenic mountains, canyons, huge cactus, lakes,cool bridges, dams and sheer terrifying drop offs to get the heart going.
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Next time, we are in the area, we will reserve the sunset ride at Spur Cross Stables, this was one og the highlights of our vacations, Thanks to Donna, Liz and everyone at Spur Cross Stables, great memories!
It was such a beautiful evening watching the sunset through the Tonto National Forest and wandering through Cave Creek regional park- even crossing over running water in Cave Creek!
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 relaxing evening.
The magical experience, after dinner, of our ride back through the moonlit desert saw my highly connected family leave the iPhones in their pockets and truly experience the amazing experience.

OK Corral

Apache Junction
Perfect horses (matched to ‘skill-levels’), wonderful guide & other helpers, SPECTACULAR desert scenery, on our (1 1/2 hour) ride; an all-around perfect experience!
We were warmly greeted when we arrived by Ron, the owner, we met our guide (Denny) and our horses (Billy and Lady), and we were off on a fabulous trail ride.
... allowed to feed them with the store provided carrots,, one awesome adventure you must see is the wild burros coming down from the hills at early morning dawn and by some mysterious thing from nature at dusk th...
I believe that the Oatman burros live wild and free outside of town on the land and come into Oatman daily to mix and mingle with the tourists and get alfalfa cubes ($1 for a nice sized bag) that they love.
Besides the occasional "horses will be horses" hiccups with their behavior, the ride itself was smooth, quiet and peaceful with the occasional enlightening conversation from AJ and the Old Timer.
Our hosts, Megan and three and a half year old Evelyn were delightful to visit with, and our wranglers AJ and Brandon were top notch.
I loved our DESERT Segway experience & will highly recommend it to everyone who is interested in a fun way to explore the Sonoran Desert!
They put together a unique “Amazing Race” team building event that was thrilling and truly fun.
I recommend it to anyone who likes horses, remembers TV westerns like Bonanza or even Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and enjoys some non-strenuous outdoor adventuring will have a blast.
The wranglers were helpful during the ride, assisting riders with their horses if necessary, (mostly, weight shifting and gaining control over a snacking horse).
I saw a giraffe, wilder beast, gazelles while riding a horse through desert terrain with an amazing guide (lifetime cowboy named John) the owner, Cito, has an amazing story and runs the place with his wife.
We had a wonderful time on our trail ride, we got to see the boys feed a Giant Texas long horn and got to see lots of Africa’s animals like lions, tigers, zebras, gazelles, and much more!!
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Though the two of us have ridden quite a bit, we appreciated Russ's helpful riding tips as we rode along, over sometimes rough and hilly terrain through the Sonoran Desert.
His love of horses, the care and attention he gives to you as the rider and his desert knowledge make this trail ride the complete package.

Porter Mountain Stables

Pinetop-Lakeside
we took this excellent guided horseback trail ride through some very scenic woods and river crossings around a nice lake.
We saw lot of wild flowers, especially wild iris, a blue heron, and the ice cave.
DJ, Ally were great hosts at the stable and Wrangler Dan, a native Arizona cowboy, was the finest guide: stopping to take our photographs in saddle, explaining about the terrain, the shrubs and wildlife and the In...
The horses were so well behaved and such beautiful creatures.The staff (Christian & Devon) were absolute gents and they guided us through every part of the wonderful ride through magnificent Arizona countryside.
Tucson Mountain Stables provided us with an awesome trail ride on the White Stallion Ranch property, Tucson, AZ.
She knows which of the horse is compatible with her riders.The name of my horse was Tulsa and all the horses were well trained,gentle and easy to maneuver.The ride was an easy and comfortable pace.They accept any...
Found the stable easily, very small group of 3 (which is great!), very friendly knowlegeable guide, beautiful scenery!!! Ive rode for a long time but this place is great for a beginner too!! Horse are beautiful an...
Eddie and Leslie took the time ahead of our ride to match us with horses best suited for our intermediate riding experiences (we rode Warpaint and Remmington) and gave us some steering instructions that came in ha...
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