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Porter Mountain Stables

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Great ride!

Hubby & I visiting White Mountains celebrating our 27th anniversary. Went on 1.5 hr sunset ride... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Cookstown, New Jersey
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Our first horseback ride was a success!

I went last Saturday with my 8 year old daughter for her birthday. We were very nervous as this... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3092 Jacks Rd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929-0249
+1 928-368-9599
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Hubby & I visiting White Mountains celebrating our 27th anniversary. Went on 1.5 hr sunset ride, worth every penny! Awesome ride & would recommend to everyone!

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

I went last Saturday with my 8 year old daughter for her birthday. We were very nervous as this was her 1st time and only my 2nd. She was so busy being excited once she was on the horse that our fears floated away. The...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss out regardless of your age. We went on a 1 hr ride with Kieth as our guide. And plan on going on a 4 hr ride next time. There sights and terrain is beautiful. Can’t wait for our next adventure. Yee haw.

Thank SDtiregirl
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Seven of us, including 5 children (3 who had never been on a horse before) took the one hour trail ride on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The two wranglers who led our group were fabulous. They mad all the kids feel very comfortable They were...More

Thank drjohnScottsdale
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Great customer service and even takes credit cards! The horses each had their own personalities and quirks, so make sure you communicate your level of riding before they let you out into the wilderness. It was cool to see baby cows on our ride.

Thank ArizonaTLC
Reviewed October 14, 2017

All stables are not created equal. The good folks at Porter Mtn. Stables are welcoming and attentive, and have put together all the right elements and staff for a great family experience. Unlike many stables we've all experienced, there is a lot of personal attention...More

Thank Marty H
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

If you haven't ever ride before this horses are pretty gentle. My wife had broken her neck in a fall several years back and was very apprehensive about riding. Keith was very helpful in getting her comfortable and took her to the horses and introduced...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

I was a little nervous but thanks to Keith who made me fill relaxed. Very nice Guy!! Ride took us through the trees and around the lake. We did the sunset ride which was 1 1/2 hr. Would recommend for a easy ride.

Thank Vacation625453
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Beautiful and well behaved horses in a really pretty setting. The cowboys are very helpful and knowledgeable. Will be going back for sure.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Our first visit to the stable was back in April, Hallie was our wrangler. She was super friendly and very informative. We cam back to the stables on September 27th 2017, Hitch was our wrangler, AMAZING is all I can say. The team at the...More

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Stephanie P, Owner at Porter Mountain Stables, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We love hearing this, and we genuinely love what we do!! We often say our favorite part of this whole experience for us is all the amazing people we meet and spend time sharing our passion with!! We can’t wait to see you guys in...More

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May 29, 2018|
Response from Stephanie P | Property representative |
Good Morning!! The weather is amazing in July.. mid 70’s. We have several options but my recommendation would be the sunset ride, it’s a mellow ride where the wildlife start to come out. Give us a call and we can answer all... More
August 25, 2017|
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Response from Stephanie P | Property representative |
Good Morning!! Either the Mesa overlook or the ice caves are both beautiful trails that time of year. We do get a busier that time of year with fall break so I would definitely recommend making reservations. In October our... More
September 6, 2016|
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Response from Laura R | Reviewed this property |
Based on our experience you will be just fine. They will take care of you.