If you are using a GPS to locate us please note that we are out in the country and the GPS systems will often drop you a mile short.
Phoenix, Arizona horseback riding in Cave Creek is at Spur Cross Stables – horseback riding stables providing horse trail riding for Phoenix, Scottsdale and Cave Creek.
Arizona horseback riding is our specialty, so come on out and treat yourself and your family to the Phoenix horseback riding vacation of your dreams in the Tonto National Forest. Our Cave Creek horseback riding ranch is located on the site of an 1870 gold mine, so it's rich in the history of this area.
Our horse trail riding guided tours can be tailored specifically to fit your Arizona horseback riding needs, from 1 hour to a full day. Design your own private ride or group ride, exploring natural wonders on our Trailblazer Rides, with Cave Creek horseback riding journeys that includes:
Go Arizona horseback riding early in the cool morning air, or later in the day to enjoy the sunset. Our friendly, experienced cowgirls and cowboys will mount you up on one of our 50 beautiful, gentle trail riding horses, many of which are rescues. There's plenty of time on this casual ride for pictures as our guides lead you through the towering Saguaro cactus, Prickly Pear and many other desert plants, shrubs and cacti.
Roscoe, the mini donkey
Before your Arizona horseback riding experience at Spur Cross Stables, we take the time to introduce you to your horse, including all the tips you need to know on how to direct it throughout your Phoenix horseback riding journey. So even if horse trail riding is new to you, you'll feel comfortable and confident on your Phoenix, Cave Creek and Scottsdale horseback riding experience.
When you arrive here for Arizona horseback riding, be sure to say "Hi" to Smokey and Primo our miniature horses, then enjoy feeding a cracker or carrot to one of our many small animals at this Phoenix horseback riding ranch. Meet Sally our mini Dexter cow, Gilbert our pot-bellied pig, Roscoe the mini donkey, and his buddy Jake.
Of course, the best animal friend you'll make during your Arizona horseback riding visit is the horse you'll be riding, who you'll be able to thank for the experience with a treat you can give them at the end of the ride.
Minimum age for horse trail riding at Spur Cross Stables is 6 years old, however we can accommodate younger ages with our pony rides, lead by our trusty wranglers, for children who are not ready to ride alone on our Cave Creek horseback riding trails.
Visit our Facebook fan page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Spur-Cross-Stables/203568556407758 to learn about Medicine man remedies, we post a new one every few days!
"Medicine Man Remedies:
To Treat Hair Loss: 1/4 lb. linseeds and 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Beat linseeds well and mix with olive oil. Massage the mixture into the scalp; results should be seen after four or five applications."
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Directions: If you are using a GPS to locate us please note that we are out in the country and the GPS systems will often drop you a mile short. The pavement will end so continue to drive 1 mile on dirt road. The road will automatically go through a big wooden arch labled "SCS", and right as you drive through that we will be immediately on your right hand side.
Permitted with the Tonto National Forest-State of Az Trust Lands, Spur Cross Conservation / Maricopa County Parks, Town of Cave Creek, and the Scottsdale Sonoran Preserve.
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