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Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables)

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10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
+1 602-268-1261
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Romantic

After visiting in November, we said when we come back we were going to do the T-bone run. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Becky B
via mobile
Could use a more personal touch

We did the evening dinner ride and had an OK ride that I think could have been better if the group... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
navigator153
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  • Average6%
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“hour ride” (36 reviews)
“south mountain” (23 reviews)
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10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
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"hour ride"
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"horseback riding"
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"south mountain"
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"t bone steak"
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"sunset dinner"
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"tbone"
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"great ride"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting in November, we said when we come back we were going to do the T-bone run. It was wonderful! Riding in the dark with the full moon and stars, beautiful! Highly recommend!

Thank Becky B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the evening dinner ride and had an OK ride that I think could have been better if the group was smaller ( 18 horses in a line - made for a very dusty ride and no local information ) and if the dinner...More

Thank navigator153
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit to Ponderosa, and once again, everything went smoothly. The guide was excellent, and the price was reasonable. They were very accommodating of my 9-year kids, and we would definitely return to this place. Bring water!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, it wasn't quite like that, but close. We paid for a 3 hour ride but it only lasted 2 hours & 20 minutes for the 3 of us. The area is beautiful & our guide, Jake was nice, but come on. Apparently I missed...More

Thank InHimKen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We signed up for the dinner ride to and back from T-Bone Steakhouse. We didn't realize that we would be riding in the dark until after we had made the reservations. We didn't have to worry - the staff were very knowledgable and were constantly...More

Thank James G
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

My husband and I had a great time trail riding at the Ponderosa. Our guide, Cass,(Cassandra) was very informative about the rock formations and plant life. She was very reassuring that our horses could handle the rough terrain. My horse, Mystery, was excellent. My husband...More

Thank mabucia
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

My wife and I took our 3 young kids ( 5-6 and 8) on their first 2 hour trail ride with the help of the amazing staff at Ponderosa Stables! Dan the Ranch Manager was very accommodating to our schedule. Prices where in line and...More

Thank Wes W
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Save your money! Was the worst one hour ride, the lead was very inexperienced and the ride extremely bad! He knew nothing and kept saying I’m not sure and most of the time could not hear a word he was saying. Would not recommend at...More

Thank mgoble13
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The weather was a little cool so a light sweatshirt was needed but the sun warmed us right up. The wrangler pointed out some wildlife and gave good insight into the ranch history. The one hour ride was perfect for us beginners.

Thank Michele C
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I've lived in AZ for awhile now and finally got down to the stables to do a ride, they offer several rides from 1 hour to the whole day, sunset dinner ride, or a short pony ride for little kids. The staff was friendly and...More

Thank Braveheart_10010
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SuperAdventureMom
30 January 2018|
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No you are charged 40.00 for the adult and 20.00 for the child
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dklegoo11
14 February 2017|
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I'm sorry we do not any coupons at this time.
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Angela B
6 February 2017|
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What ride are you looking to do and how many people? Or you may contact us at 602-268-1262. thanks
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