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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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Nice trail ride

Trail ride at dusk was very nice...and horses well behaved for a brand new rider of 9 yrs However... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Salt Lake City
Would go again!

Fun experience for me and my two kids! We all had a good time, and if I'm ever back in Phoenix I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jackson, Tennessee
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10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
South Mountain
+1 602-268-1261
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trail ride at dusk was very nice...and horses well behaved for a brand new rider of 9 yrs However, marred by guide's often incorrect 'Nature Talk" - Information that could be offered to guests: Mistletoe is not a bacteria - it is a parasitic plant;...More

Thank BirdsNBees
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fun experience for me and my two kids! We all had a good time, and if I'm ever back in Phoenix I wouldn't hesitate to visit again.

Thank vasufobo
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Spring Break ride with 4 adults and 8 kids on a 2 hour morning ride. The kids ranged from age 7-16 and the staff were great with each of them, letting them help saddle the horses, introducing them to their horses and memorizing the kids'...More

Thank Casey T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Ponderosa Stables was professional, friendly, and a fun experience for the whole family. The horses were well trained and very good with the kids. I felt comfortable and safe the entire time. When I read that the website allowed young kids to ride with adults...More

Thank cklilu
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We booked a Pot a Gold sister stable in Flagstaff. Save your money. Their corporate office is rude and fraudulent. We booked a ride for our teenage daughters. When we arrived no-one was around. Walking the property, we noticed someone on a tractor in a...More

1  Thank Jan C
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This would be brilliant for first time or inexperienced riders who are happy to just sit on a horse during a slow, nose-to-tail ride. Does not offer much for the more experienced rider as no trotting, cantering or free control of your horse is offered....More

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Decided to take two rides on different days. The first one was an evening ride for one hour. You are back before sunset. It's a short but nice nose-to-tail ride on well maintained horses. A pack of coyotes were howling in the distance. I was...More

Thank BrittB611
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We booked the TBone dinner ride - when we got there. We noticed several horses in front for the ride. The horses are filthy and dont seem to be taken care of well, some seemed nathargeic. a few of the horses seems very scared during...More

Thank janice142133
Reviewed 18 March 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 13 March 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
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14 February 2017|
Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we do not any coupons at this time.
Angela B
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
9 November 2016|
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Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
Children 2-5 must ride with an adult on the same horse.