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Houston's Horseback Riding

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12801 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85748-7136
+1 520-298-7450
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Best decision we made on our road trip

An absolute must do. Especially if you're staying in Tucson / Phoenix area but I would even go out... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rowan M
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London, United Kingdom
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Great 2 hrs

Never ridden and went on a sedate 2 hr trek , horses in great condition, real value for money... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
adehut
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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12801 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85748-7136
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+1 520-298-7450
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"hour ride"
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"saguaro national park"
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"tanque verde"
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"enjoyable ride"
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"sonoran desert"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An absolute must do. Especially if you're staying in Tucson / Phoenix area but I would even go out of my way to come back here. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and the horses were very easy to ride (We were all beginners)....More

Thank Rowan M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Never ridden and went on a sedate 2 hr trek , horses in great condition, real value for money - would use them again. Bobbi the owner is really nice.

Thank adehut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 20 year old son and I did this ride in the afternoon. It was great! The two guides told us a lot about the Saguaro National Park including about the cactus types, weather, wildlife, etc. The ride itself was fun. The horses were easy...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

My wife and I love horseback riding and we ride in as many places as possible. We chose Houston's Horseback Riding because of the great reviews. We found the place with no issues at all. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We rode with...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The 2 hour ride was amazing and our trail guides Hope and Bobbie Houston were fantastic. Bobbie made us feel like family and her staff was very patient and knowledgeable. The scenery was absolutely beautiful and the horses were gentle and were easy to ride...More

Thank Foxden5
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Best 2 hour trail ride! Beautiful scenic ride. Horses were well taken care of and the staff were very attentive to ensure we were comfortable before beginning trail ride. Our wrangler Stephanie was very friendly and knowledgeable about the Saguaro National Park and surrounding areas....More

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I booked this ride since we were going to be in Tucson on a short business trip for my wife. We did the 2 hr afternoon ride. Upon our arrival at the very scenic ranch we were immediately met by Debbie who I had booked...More

Thank tocegueda5
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My aunt lives in Tucson and takes all of us British visitors to Houston’ Horseback Riding when we visit. It’s beautiful! This morning our guides were Stephanie and KC and we rode two beautiful horses. We went out for 2 hours of gentle therapy, just...More

1  Thank SammyBBath
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the 2 hour trail ride today and we were so incredibly happy with the entire experience. Bobbi was kind a welcoming, full of information, and a generally wonderful person to be around. Our guide (up front with us) was one...More

Thank AColeman14
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

My wife and ride about once per year (and have done so for decades). This was by far the easiest ride we have ever done -- gentlest horses, flattest terrain. We even mounted the horses via a series of metal steps that were much easier...More

Thank Rolliecole
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reginaatilano
21 June 2018|
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Response from Leonard M | Reviewed this property |
You need to call Houston's directly.
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Bridget H
14 March 2018|
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Response from 452sunshine | Reviewed this property |
This is a great ride. The horses are gentle and well behaved and the staff is friendly and helpful. I am in my sixties and got along fine though the 2 hour ride was long enough as I do not ride very often. (The saddle gets... More
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Only_live_0nce2014
30 December 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Property representative |
It is typically not recommended to ride a horse while pregnant, especially beyond the first trimester.
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