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20350
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
1,249 / 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
1,249 / ADULT
799 / CHILD
Program No. 20350 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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Age 10 - 14
ROOMING OPTION PRICING
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DATES
Jun 20 – Jun 25, 2021
Per Adult
1,249
Per Child
799
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Jun 20 - Jun 25, 2021
1,249
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,249
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,449
/ Adult
799
/ Child
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Jul 18 – Jul 23, 2021
Per Adult
1,249
Per Child
799
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Jul 18 - Jul 23, 2021
1,249
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,249
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,449
/ Adult
799
/ Child
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Aug 1 – Aug 6, 2021
Per Adult
1,249
Per Child
799
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Aug 1 - Aug 6, 2021
1,249
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,249
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,449
/ Adult
799
/ 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 the grooming and feeding horses, and add a little friendly competition during a “Paint Your Pony” class. 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, dance lessons, roping lessons.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take the reins as you set out out on low-key horseback trail rides to practice your horsemanship skills.
  • Learn how to throw a lasso, and watch the pros show you how it’s done at an Exhibition Ranch Rodeo.
  • 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.
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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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Russell True has lived and breathed ranching since the age of five. Along with his brother Michael, Russell is the owner and operator of the White Stallion Ranch, a working cattle ranch that welcomes guests from around the world. Russell is familiar with all aspects of ranch operation and is well versed in the history of ranching and rodeo. He is currently president of the Dude Ranch Association and is a member of the board with the Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitor’s Center.
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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.
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.
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
Tucson: The Life and Times of an American City
by C. L. Sonnichsen
Children in Prehistoric Puebloan Southwest
by Kathryn Kamp
Children's book - suitable for 9-12 age group.
Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border
by Rachel C. St. John
Time for Children
by Tallent, Elizabeth
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Book of Answers
by David Wentworth Lazaroff
Medicine in the Old West: A History, 1850-1900
by Jeremy Agnew
A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert
by Steven J. Phillips and Patricia Wentworth Comus
Early Tucson (Images of America)
by Anne I. Woosley and Arizona Historical Society
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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