A guest ranch with a warm family welcome, the informal White Stallion Ranch sits on 3,000 acres of wide-open land at the foot of the ruggedly beautiful Tucson Mountains, adjacent to the Saguaro National Park and between Tucson and Phoenix.
There are only 41 rooms at the ranch ensuring an intimate atmosphere where you quickly make friends with fellow travellers. White Stallion is a firm favourite with singles, couples and families returning time and time again for an unforgettable stay.
We highly recommend White Stallion whether it is your first ranch holiday or 100th.
White Stallion is suitable for singles, couples and families. Any level of rider is welcomed; the friendliness and warmth of the staff plus the opportunity to meet people from around the world, sees guests return year after year. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced rider, this ranch will be able to accommodate all your needs. We highly recommend booking early at this ranch!
When is the ranch open and what day does riding begin?
The ranch is open all year round with stays here beginning on any day and lasting for however long you wish, allowing great flexibility. Please note that riding does not take place on Sundays. The ranch is open in the summer months, however rides take place in the early morning and early evening due to the heat at this time.
What are the types of rides on offer and how often will I ride?
Rides vary from slow and scenic rides, in groups of 7-10, through the Saguaro cacti to brisk, fast cantering through the desert and surrounding mountain trails, in groups of 5-8. All day rides are frequent to the nearby Box Canyon and you will see Native American petroglyphs, they cover 20-25 miles and can last up to 8 hours. Shorter half day rides last approximately 3.5 hours. Advanced riders in particular love the team penning hour long sessions where you and three others will enjoy this activity in the large two acre rodeo arena. There is even an adults wine and cheese ride!
About the horses:
White Stallion owns one of the largest private herds of horses in Arizona. The ranch has a 'Horse of the Month' competition, place your vote at the front desk during your stay.
What else can I do at the ranch?
There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained including a sports court, heated swimming pool and games room. Activities include rock climbing, e-bikes, team penning and team sorting and hiking. Most evenings after dinner there is a moonlit bonfires, astronomy show or line dancing lesson. Hayrides are also available. The Saturday rodeo is a well known favourite with a focus on the tradition of ranching.
Is the ranch suitable for children?
White Stallion encourages families to ride together but children aged five and over can also go on scenic trail rides without mum and dad and must be aged eight and over to go on mountain rides.
What other attractions are there in the area?
Nearby attractions include 13 golf courses, the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, hot air balloon excursions, desert jeep tours, the Saguaro National Park and the Mission San Xavier del Bac.
Cactus Cowgirls at Rodeo Time
21 - 28 February 2021
Immerse yourself in the Western Spirit – this is Rodeo Week in Tucson! There will be lots of riding and 1 free lesson (no riding on Sunday). They'll also be some team penning, a breakfast ride, a wine & cheese ride, and you’ll still have time to relax in the warm Arizona sun with your new friends. Your time can be as horsey or as horseless as you wish. You will have your very own horse to groom, bathe, saddle, and ride. Or you can just show up for a leisurely trail ride and leave the horse care to the professionals. Your stay includes a Margarita welcome party, a guided hike, country western dance lessons, a riding lesson, and a trip to Tucson for the La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Rodeo.
Wild West Cactus Cowgirls
25 - 30 April 2021
Immerse yourself in the Western Spirit! Start your vacation off with a Margarita welcome party.
There will be lots of trail riding, a guided hike, and a complimentary riding lesson. You’ll have your own horse to groom, bathe, learn to saddle and ride, or leave the work to the professionals and just enjoy the riding. In addition, they'll be team penning, a breakfast ride, whiskey sampling and target shooting with a gun safety class. Join in yoga classes, equine safety instruction and methods to increase your communication skills with your horse. With all these activities you’ll still find time to relax with your new friends. The desert will be in full bloom so don’t forget your camera.
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