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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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I do not recommend

While I think the t bone steak ride in the pm would've been nice, dealing with this company was... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Mcoreo2
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Vacaville, California
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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 25 June 2017
BirdsNBees
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Salt Lake City
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“hour ride” (34 reviews)
“t bone steak” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8312
South Mountain
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

While I think the t bone steak ride in the pm would've been nice, dealing with this company was not. I booked my ride online. Closer to the date I called to confirm. Even closer because of the rains I kept in contact. My husband...More

2  Thank Mcoreo2
kimf0519, Manager at Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables), responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

In response to this review, this customer was called and a message was left to have her call me back. I did have all of the other customers also going on that ride here and I unfortunately had to cancel the ride last minute due...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

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 20 June 2017

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
kimf0519, Manager at Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables), responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your ride and would love to have you join us for another ride it=f you are back in Phoenix.

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 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
kimf0519, Manager at Arizona Horses (Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables), responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed the landscape and scenery on your ride. unfortunately we are unable to do anything but walk in the south Mountain park.

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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dklegoo11
14 February 2017|
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Response from kimf0519 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we do not any coupons at this time.
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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
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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.
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