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“B E A Utifull”
Review of MacDonald's Ranch

MacDonald's Ranch
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Your trip to the Valley of the Sun will be a memory you will never forget! Leave the city behind and enjoy the peaceful, scenic Sonoran Desert on one of our many horses. We are proud of our gentle and friendly herd! Call today to check availability!
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“B E A Utifull”
Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

This was my first horsebackride and it was amazing! JB and Nicky were fun, smart, helpfull,... certainly coming back here!! Over the top!

Visited June 2013
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Thank Keith C
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“Fun for everyone”
Reviewed 13 June 2013

We had a groupon so we had a discount, but it was still reasonably priced. The people that run it are kind and welcoming and the horses ameable we went on a one hour ride. The horses for the kids were sweet and well-trained.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Molly L
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Derby, Kansas
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great Family Time”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

We had a great 2 hour ride in the morning. We used a groupon and had no problems. Mike was our trail guide, he was awesome. Our girls 9 &13 had never rode before but it was very easy. Between Mike and the well trained horses they made the girls feel like pros. They provide water to take on the trail. The only negative is now the girls want a pet horse :) Our cowgirl Annie won't stop talking about her horse Sweet Tea.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Missy S
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Grand Cayman
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great ride!”
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We enjoyed our 90 minute morning ride at the ranch. The horses are well schooled and well groomed. The trail had lots of beautiful scenery. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the horses as well as the cacti and shrubs.

Visited April 2013
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Scottsdale, AZ
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great Family Celebration!”
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Our family group of 12, ranging in age from 5 to 73 made arrangements at MacDonald's Ranch for a sunset ride to be followed by a cookout. Everyone was very helpful and the wranglers were especially great with the 5 yr old. Although he started out with some trepidation, by the end, Mike had him laughing and enjoying his first horse encounter. Ally (the other wrangler) took pictures, kept a careful eye on everyone else and kept the horses moving.

The food for the cookout was very good, and everyone had more than enough of their favorite things: bbq chicken, ribs, coleslaw, potato salad, corn on the cob and biscuits. Even the big kids like the s'mores over the bonfire. All the food catering, clean-up, bonfire was arranged through MacDonald's. Great job to all!

Visited May 2013
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