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Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables)

#20 of 78 Outdoor Activities in Phoenix Features Animals
10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
+1 602-268-1261
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We had the best time can't wait to go back

I called the morning of to see if they had any available tours for 2 adults and 5 kids the ages of... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Char L
via mobile
Great fun! :-D

We were first-time riders, so really not sure what to expect, or if we would like it. We did the... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Melissa H
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10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
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+1 602-268-1261
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Reviewed 15 February 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

1  Thank Char L
Reviewed 9 February 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 6 February 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 8 February 2017

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

Reviewed 4 February 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 30 January 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 21 January 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 8 January 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

Thank amyerin123456789
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Loved our ride today! We did the 2 hour one, and it was the perfect length. We had beginner to advanced riders in our group and all of us had a great time. The guides were very kind to stop and take pics of us....More

Thank Nicolette S
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Nice morning ride! Quite with fantastic scenery! I would highly recommend this activity it doesn't take very long and the scenery is incredible!

Thank George K
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My daughter, niece and I decided to take a desert ride during a recent trip to Phoenix. Arizona Rides was close by and had good reviews. When we arrived we were greeted by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. They choose horses for us, helped us...More

2  Thank UCFma66
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Where do I find coupon or discount code?
14 February 2017|
Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we do not any coupons at this time.
Angela B
Availability for Thursday February 9th
6 February 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
How do small children ride? We have a 5 yr old. Thank You
9 November 2016|
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Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
Children 2-5 must ride with an adult on the same horse.