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Horseback in the Arizona desert

My fiancé and I had an excellent experience at the Effusion Ranch. Authentic working cattle ranch... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Carlo A
Elko, Nv
A wonderful desert ride.

Great desert scenery, great horses, a wonderful staff and best of all...owner Rosie Lloyd. A real... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Wenatchee, Washington
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2 Oct 2018
“Horseback in the Arizona desert”
30 Apr 2017
“A wonderful desert ride.”
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

My fiancé and I had an excellent experience at the Effusion Ranch. Authentic working cattle ranch, fantastic host and guide. A very enjoyable experience, we will definitely return!

Thank Carlo A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great desert scenery, great horses, a wonderful staff and best of all...owner Rosie Lloyd. A real lady and a strong and determined one as well! This experience alone made the entire trip to Arizona for us. Everything else about Wickenburg was great, but EFFUS Ranch...More

Thank ed4132017
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I called Rosie on the same day I rode and she accommodated my need to go horseback riding! I was so grateful. We rode for almost 3 hours. 2 of those by the moonlight and I can't describe how much my soul needed it. I...More

Thank Christy H
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Booked a 2 hour ride for our family, 2 kids aged 12 and 9 after doing a lot of research and looking for a ranch that I felt look after their horses. This is the real deal, warm and welcoming. Rosie and Don are fantastic...More

1  Thank clancy65
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Rosie and her crew are so gracious and welcoming that I didn't want to leave. Such a wonderful ride in the Sonora desert with a responsive, comfortable horse and a guide to point out the local flora and fauna. I felt safe and well taken...More

2  Thank atv356
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Rosie Effus offers a charming and cheerful friendly and welcoming atmosphere for anybody who wants to get on a horse and experience the gorgeous Sonora desert countryside the 'tradirtional' way, i.e. from the back of a horse. Her quarter horses are gentle and easy-going, and...More

1  Thank Esty666
Reviewed 30 December 2014

My husband found an article about THE EFFUS RANCH and its extraordinary owner, Rosie Lloyd, in the July 2013 issue of America's Horse; a magazine from the AQHA. The Effus Ranch is a working cattle ranch - run by Rosie. It is also a horse...More

5  Thank RetSgtWendy
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