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Ponderosa Stables



10215 S. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85040
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  • Description - Ponderosa Stables

    Ponderosa Stables and South Mountain Stables offer riding lessons that are structured to be informative and fun. Lessons are conducted generally on a one-on-one basis, or in a small group setting, by reservation only. Our instructors stress safety and comfort for both horse and rider. We can help you prepare for horse ownership, and we're a good place to start if you've ever dreamed of pursuing a career in the industry. Even if you're only interested in learning to ride, or you need a crash refresher course, our instructors can help you advance quickly. Children can begin lessons as early as 6 years of age, which is our minimum requirement to be allowed to ride alone. However, we recommend that, unless they've grown up with horses at home, children should be at least 8 to 10 years old. We have found that younger children have not yet developed the attention span and ability to follow specific directions that are necessary to handle an animal of this size safely and confidently.

  • Kids Activities Offered

    Horseback Riding

  • Activity Age Range

    8 years and up

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