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Arizona

Rope & Ride at the White Stallion Ranch With Your Grandchild

Get ready to rope and ride with your grandchild on a working dude ranch in Arizona! Learn to ride and groom horses, stargaze, sing cowboy songs and more on this Wild West adventure.
Rating (5)
Program No. 20350RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,279 / ADULT
799 / CHILD
Arizona

Rope & Ride at the White Stallion Ranch With Your Grandchild

Get ready to rope and ride with your grandchild on a working dude ranch in Arizona! Learn to ride and groom horses, stargaze, sing cowboy songs and more on this Wild West adventure.
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,279 / ADULT
799 / CHILD
Length
6 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
1,279 / ADULT
799 / CHILD
Program No. 20350RJ

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Age 10 - 14
ROOMING OPTION PRICING
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Jul 17 - Jul 22, 2022
Per Adult
1,279
Per Child
799
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Jul 17 - Jul 22, 2022
1,279
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,279
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,499
/ Adult
799
/ Child
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Aug 7 - Aug 12, 2022
Per Adult
1,279
Per Child
799
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Aug 7 - Aug 12, 2022
1,279
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,279
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,499
/ Adult
799
/ Child
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Jun 18 - Jun 23, 2023
Per Adult
1,399
Per Child
949
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Jun 18 - Jun 23, 2023
1,399
/ Adult
949
/ Child
1,399
/ Adult
949
/ Child
1,649
/ Adult
949
/ Child
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Jul 16 - Jul 21, 2023
Per Adult
1,399
Per Child
949
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Jul 16 - Jul 21, 2023
1,399
/ Adult
949
/ Child
1,399
/ Adult
949
/ Child
1,649
/ Adult
949
/ Child
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Aug 6 - Aug 11, 2023
Per Adult
1,399
Per Child
949
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Aug 6 - Aug 11, 2023
1,399
/ Adult
949
/ Child
1,399
/ Adult
949
/ Child
1,649
/ Adult
949
/ Child
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At a Glance

Saddle up and soak up the Arizona sun on White Stallion Ranch as you learn to ride on horseback with your grandchild. At this true Wild West getaway not far from Tucson, make new friends both human and horse! Lend a hand with caring for the horses, pick from daily ranch activities like cattle sorting or target shooting, and add learn about the amazing animals and plants in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert. Get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl as you learn to throw a lasso, move your feet at a country-Western dance and more.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking up to two miles over varied terrain. Slow and easy horseback rides or fast trail rides, depending on rider experience and comfort. Dance lessons, roping lessons, and other ranch activities available.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Take the reins as you set out out on low-key horseback trail rides to practice your horsemanship skills.
  • Enjoy an Exhibition Ranch Rodeo, and learn about plants and animals at the nearby Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
  • Far from the light pollution of any city, see millions of stars at an evening “Star Party,” and sing cowboy songs around the bonfire.

General Notes

For grandchildren ages 10-14.
Featured Expert
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Ute Vaughn
Originally hailing from Germany, Ute Vaughn is an artist and teacher who has studied art in Europe and the U.S., and is now based in Tucson, Arizona. Primarily working in watercolors and wall murals, her work is most often inspired by the colors, animals and mysticism of the Southwest.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Ute Vaughn View biography
Originally hailing from Germany, Ute Vaughn is an artist and teacher who has studied art in Europe and the U.S., and is now based in Tucson, Arizona. Primarily working in watercolors and wall murals, her work is most often inspired by the colors, animals and mysticism of the Southwest.
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Bill Ganz is a natural musician, and he’s been singing and playing western music for the last 25 years. Whether playing at campfires, guest ranches or major resorts, he always brings the authentic feel of Arizona to his music. He has performed for the last 20 years with his band, The Bill Ganz Western Band, which has appeared for a series of concerts with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. In addition to performing, Bill teaches private lessons and has been involved in many independent recording projects.
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Carol Moore has lived in Arizona since 1969. She discovered her true calling when she began working with Lazy K Bar Ranch as General Manager in 1975, in charge of operations. In 2000, she began working at White Stallion Ranch where she is group sales coordinator and reservations manager. Carol oversees front desk operations, books groups, acts as logistics coordinator, does marketing, creates special programs, leads hikes, and also does horse penning and roping activities. In addition to her other interests, she writes book reviews.
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Loop Rawlins View biography
Loop Rawlins has been fascinated by cowboys since he was a boy, and began learning trick roping at the age of eight. At 14, he started performing at a theme park, and at 16 shocked his competitors by winning five International Wild West Arts Awards in Las Vegas. He soon found himself working at rodeos, resorts, festivals, and special events. He has also appeared on ABC, AMC Television, History Channel, the BBC and ITV (UK). Loop was the first cowboy performer in Cirque Du Soleil.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Medicine in the Old West: A History, 1850-1900
by Jeremy Agnew
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Book of Answers
by David Wentworth Lazaroff
Early Tucson (Images of America)
by Anne I. Woosley and Arizona Historical Society
Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border
by Rachel C. St. John
Children in Prehistoric Puebloan Southwest
by Kathryn Kamp
Children's book - suitable for 9-12 age group.
Tucson: The Life and Times of an American City
by C. L. Sonnichsen
Time for Children
by Tallent, Elizabeth
Cowboys & the Trappings of the Old West
by William Manns, elizabeth Clair Flood & Charlotte Berney
Indian Arts of the Southwest
by Page, Susanne & Jake
The Stars: A New Way To See Them
by Rey, H.A.
naked-eye astronomy primer
A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert
by Steven J. Phillips and Patricia Wentworth Comus
Native Americans of the Southwest: A Journey of Discovery
by Tito Naranjo
True Tales and Amazing Legends of the Old West: From True West Magazine
by Editors of True West





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