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Horseback Riding

Arizona may not be the wild west anymore, but you can still find plenty of places to enjoy horseback riding in the area surrounding Phoenix.

Arizona Dressage Association
"The Arizona Dressage Association is a non-profit organization, whose goal is to promote the advancement of classical dressage through educational opportunities and programs and the rigorous evaluation received at recognized and schooling dressage shows."

Arizona Dude Ranch Association
"Our ranches, as diverse as our state, range from the more traditional smaller, rural ranches where riding and ranching are the primary focus, to our larger resort-style ranches with all the amenities."

Cave Creek Trailrides
Cave Creek Trailrides offers scenic, historic horseback rides for grownups and kids. Rides take place in Cave Creek Regional Park in Cave Creek, AZ. Morning and sunset rides, reservations recommended.

D-Spur Ranch
Located east of Phoenix at Gold Canyon. D-Spur Ranch is a working cattle ranch. Trail rides, lessons, vacations, cookouts and more.

Flying E Dude Ranch
A dude ranch/resort a short way from Phoenix in Wickenburg.

Fort McDowell Adventures
"The largest horseback riding stables in the area including city slicker cattle drives, hayrides, and motor coach hold-ups."

MacDonalds Ranch
A western adventure tour ranch located in North Scottsdale.  Oriented to parties, groups, conventions and meetings.

OK Corral, Inc.
Trail rides and steak frys in the Superstition Wilderness near Apache Junction (east of Phoenix).

Ponderosa Stables
At South Mountain Park. Trail rides, breakfast rides, cookout rides, hay wagon rides.

Saguaro Lake Trail Rides
Guided horse trail riding for Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa and Tempe. The trails will take you on Saguaro cactus studded ridges, across and along the Salt River, into arroyos, and up hills that overlook Saguaro Lake.

Trips on Horseback
Personalized horseback riding on Arizona desert trails for small groups. Located near Florence, Arizona in between Phoenix and Tucson.

Twisted Tree Farm
A full service hunter/jumper equestrian training facility in North Scottsdale.

Windwalker Expeditions, Inc.
Half day or longer trail rides for the experienced rider. Located in Cave Creek.

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