White Stallion Ranch
Arizona Ranches, Ranches by State, USA
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. 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 suited to 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 Ride Again: Enjoy a week long array of activities including trail rides, team penning, a welcome margarita party, wine and cheese ride as well as a Natural Horsemanship Demo, stretching classes, guided hikes and country and western dancing classes.
Cactus Cowgirls at Rodeo Time: Enjoy a traditional margarita party, riding on the trail, both fast and slow, riding lessons and team penning. There'll be a special trip to the La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Rodeo performance and a wine and cheese ride, guided hikes, stretch classes and demos on natural horsemanship.
Please contact us for further information and dates.
White Stallion Ranch Room Details
Standard Single rooms have a queen size bed, twin bed and private bathroom. There is a view of the corral too.
Deluxe Single has one king or two twin beds, a private bathroom and living area with couch.
Standard Double has a queen bed and twin bed and a private bathroom.
Deluxe Doubles have a king bed or two twin beds, a pull out couch, private bathroom and a whirlpool tub or fireplace.
Suites have a maximum occupancy of 5 and have a queen bed and twin bed in the bedroom, private bathroom and living room.
The Deluxe Suite has a maximum occupancy of 5 and has a king size bed and a pull out couch in the bedroom. There is a bathroom with whirlpool tub and a living room with fireplace and pull out couch.
The Hacienda can accommodation up to 10 people and has a king bedroom, three bedrooms (or two twin options), a futon, three bathrooms, a dining room, full kitchen, laundry room, telephone, private patio/garden with mountain views and a television.
No. of Rooms: 39
How To Book
How do I talk to a specialist in USA holidays?
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Why use our specialist service?
Our destination experts provide a personalised service to tailormake your dream holiday. Within our experienced team we have visited most of the properties we feature and will be able to give you expertise and specialist knowledge from our first hand experience. You will be offered a direct telephone number, so you are able to speak to the same specialist from the time you pick up the phone until your documents are sent out.
Do I have to travel on certain dates and only do the itineraries suggested?
No, we tailormake all our holidays and subject to availability you will be able to travel on any date. The itineraries and holidays on our website are for inspiration and are suggestions only, you can change any aspect according to your personal requirements and available spend.
How far in advance should I book my holiday?
Many customers are under the illusion that booking late secures the best prices. This is often not the case and it is advisable to book early especially if travelling in peak seasons such as Christmas, Easter or school holidays. Many hotels and airlines actually offer special “Early Booking Offers” so you are able to secure the best price early on.
I don’t know what board basis to book. Can I eat out locally, should I consider All Inclusive?
It's always a difficult decision to make before you travel. Call one of our destination experts, who will be happy to advise you on local restaurants and prices you can expect to pay in resort.
What can I do when I get there?
There are many excursions, activities and highlights that are not to be missed out on, whilst in the country. Please contact our experts for advise on whether to prebook these before travel.
What financial protection do you offer?
When booking through Western and Oriental, if your flight is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather or you have a problem in resort it is our responsibility you are taken care of. We offer a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any issues you may have in resort and all of our flight inclusive holidays are financially protected through ATOL bonding for your protection.