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Windwalker Expeditions

Cave Creek, AZ
+1 480-585-3382
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Great trail ride

My wife and I had the pleasure of riding with Bill in the Tonto national park northeast Sedona... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
lucy021482
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New York, NY
Fantastic way to see the desert!

Our 3 hour ride with Joseph was just wonderful! He was patient, so knowledgeable, and taught us so... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
HeatherMD2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Windwalker Expeditions has been guiding "private only" horseback excursions and wilderness adventures for visitors from all over the world for over 20 years. With access to hundreds of miles of wilderness trails we are able to "design" unique and challenging horseback rides to match any level of riding experience. These are awesome "private" rides and we do allow "trotting and cantering" depending on our guests experience level. (Trot & Canter---English or Western--Novice to Advanced) Windwalker is not a stable. we are completely mobile, this allows us the freedom to trailer our horses to various trailheads throughout the Sonoran Desert. With hundreds of miles of backcountry permits we will travel to some of the most exciting and diverse trail systems in the Sonoran Desert.
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“horse trailer” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cave Creek, AZ
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

My wife and I had the pleasure of riding with Bill in the Tonto national park northeast Sedona. Bill was an excellent guide and obviously took very good care of his horses. The trails were relatively easy and not too rocky or steep. The vistas...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Our 3 hour ride with Joseph was just wonderful! He was patient, so knowledgeable, and taught us so much about horses, wildlife, botany, the desert. I have only great things to say about this company and the guides. The horses were very well-behaved and patient...More

Thank HeatherMD2015
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

First off, let me say that this ride is hands down the best trail ride I have ever experienced from a "for hire" company. I have owned and ridden for 30 years, so I am no stranger to the saddle or the trail. I was...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Went horseback riding on a gorgeous day with our great guide Bill. We loved riding on Johnny Cash & Hot Shot thru the Tonto National Park. Bill was very knowledgeable & gave us lots of detail about cactus & other desert plants. We were also...More

1  Thank jerrinickell
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

This trip makes my top 10 of all time. Milton Joseph was our wilderness guide. The horseback ride through the desert in the early morning hours was gorgeous. Milton was extremely knowledgeable in every respect to the land, lore and botanical information. It was everything...More

Thank letsgetawaytogether
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Joseph is an excellent guide with his rich knowledge of the Tonto national forest. His horses Anita and Snip were well trained and such a delight! The private ride allowed for the best experience to enjoy the trails and views the forest has to offer....More

Thank turquoise-starfish
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

I went on two great rides with Joseph, the head guide at Windwalker this past March on two of his horses. Jasper a pretty Arabian and Forrest Gump, a Tennessee Walking Horse. Both horses were a pleasure to ride and most responsive. Windwalker specializes in...More

1  Thank JetsDad
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

I am writing this long review from the perspective of an experienced rider. My husband and I were spending a week in Arizona from the East coast. Originally I had no intention of riding, but a brief search out of curiosity turned up Windwalker, which...More

3  Thank 167daphneb
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

My wife booked two reservations, our first day an "easy" sunset ride for the two of us and second day an advanced ride for her. Joseph, our guide, took us out on his horses and told us not to let our horses near each other...More

2  Thank stevemiami2016
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We love to horseback ride and contacted Windwalker Expeditions to ride on the Cave Creek, AZ area. They couldn't have been more accommodating! The ride is private so you can ride at your experience level. Windwalker Expeditions doesn't have a stable so they trailer the...More

1  Thank W8351WIjohnd
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