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Trailhead Ranch

#8 of 14 Outdoor Activities in Cave Creek Features Animals
35013 N 49th St, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-9021
+1 480-488-2251
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Animals galore!

We had the BEST time with Russ (owner and guide extraordinaire) and our equine girlfriends Bree and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Veronica G
via mobile
Great ride

I took my daughter and her two friends for a horseback riding venture for her birthday. My daughter... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Philline S
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35013 N 49th St, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-9021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the BEST time with Russ (owner and guide extraordinaire) and our equine girlfriends Bree and Bodie!!! I've done a few trail rides and this has been one of my faves!!! My friend and I are notoriously disorganized and chaotic, but Russ was so...More

Thank Veronica G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I took my daughter and her two friends for a horseback riding venture for her birthday. My daughter and her friends are 8-9 years of age and Russ was very patient with them. The one girl had a genuine fear of horses but he was...More

Thank Philline S
Reviewed 15 December 2016

When I told my family I wanted to try riding again for the first time in 20 years, they immediately booked us a reservation at Trailhead Ranch over the Thanksgiving holiday! My mom had gone on a number of trail rides with Russ previously and...More

Thank abrahshapiro
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My husband (a riding novice) surprised me (moderately experience Hunt Seat/English rider) with a trail ride on a beautiful Saturday morning. We arrived a few minutes early, and Russ took the time to understand both our experience level and our expectations for the trail ride....More

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, along with our two teenagers, went for an early-morning trail ride with Russ and we would highly recommend Trailhead Ranch for a unique & personalized riding experience in the desert. The terrain and pace was varied, the horses well-trained, and in...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was our family's first trail ride! We booked this last minute while on a vacation to Cave creek. It was amazing !!!! The whole family loved it ! Russ was awesome and so funny and informative. This is definitely something we will do again...More

Thank KCrawford11
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This place is exceptional! It was the first time I'd ever even been on a horse and Russ taught me so much. I was able to ride by myself up and down the rocky terrain and all across the desert. He even trusted the horse...More

Thank Noleman13
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My wife, an experienced western pleasure rider, took a 1.5 hour trail ride. She loved every minute of it. The ride was wonderful, the guide suited the ride to her experience level and the horse she was given was a great mare who was well-trained...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Our guide was super helpful with tips on horse handling, and also so informative about the surrounding region and wildlife. The horses were great, and we even got to gallop a couple of times! I would definitely recommend this place to anyone seeking a good...More

Thank nichkir11
Reviewed 1 May 2016

If you are looking for horseback riding where you spend the entire time walking head to butt, Trailhead Ranch is not for you. However, if you are looking for an enjoyable ride where your horse is allowed to trot and gallop a little then this...More

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