Always call the ride leader 2 days in advance of the ride for more information and to make your reservation.  If you plan on bringing a guest, your guest must sign a waiver.  Unless otherwise noted, please bring your own water and lunch/refreshments.  Ride leaders furnish snacks following the ride.

Level 1 – An easy, shorter ride with mostly level terrain, low grades and good footing.  Trail mostly follows roads or wide, well defined trails.

Level 2 – Some grades but not steep or hard.  Can go across country on mostly level ground.

Level 3 – Footing may be rocky and difficult in places.  May have steep grades and be narrow.  Could be long in length.

Level 4 – Steep grades, rocky and there may be some steps, negotiating ledges and large boulders.  Could be long in length.

Ride Speeds:  Slow, Medium and Fast are WALK speeds.  If gaited indicated call the ride leader to determine speed.

​TRAIL CONDITION GUIDE

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​RIDE SCHEDULE:   ​​MAY THRU JULY 2019

 May 4 – Granite Basin Lake—Meet at the Williamson Valley TH @ 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM for “lunch under the dam”.  Rated a 3 for 3.0 hrs. including lunch break.  Billie Wederski 928-778-5067.

May 11—Lynx Lake Café—
Meet at the #62 TH off Walker Rd. (Costco) at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM. It will be approximately a one hour ride to where we tie up the horses, riders can choose from Breakfast or Lunch, bring halters w/lead ropes and money.  It will be approximately a two hour ride back to the TH.  Rated a 3 for 3 hours.  Jo Anne Rudolph 928-308-3803.

May 18—Breakfast Ride from Clare and Carol Ross’s home.
  Hot cakes, sausage, ham eggs and fresh fruit served from 8:30 to 9:30 AM.  Gaited ride leaves at 10:00 AM and non-gaited ride leaves at 10:15 AM.  Rides are 2.5 hours and will return by 1:00 PM. $5.00 for an all you can eat breakfast, please RSVP by Wed. 5/15. Carol Ross 928-925-0663.

May 25—Thumb Butte—
Gurley St. to the White Rock TH on the right side of the road. Meet at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM up hills, gradual grades, some rock areas, beautiful views, no off trail. Rated a 3 for 3 hours.  We can have lunch at Casa Sanchez after the ride (bring money).  Denise Stevens 928-899-6120.  Note: we may have to share the trail with bicycles or ATV’s in some places.

June 1—Salida Gulch—
Meet at 9:00 AM at the Petsmart to caravan to the TH.  Rated a 2.5 for 2.5 hours.  After the ride enjoy lunch at the Texas Roadhouse near Sears in the shopping center.  Billie Wederski 928-778-5067.

June 8—Groom Creek—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM.  Beautiful ride around and through the pine forest.  Rated a 3 for 4.0 hrs. including a lunch break.  Bobbie Reno 928-775-5408.

June 15—Williams—
Meet at Depot 89 at 8:30 AM to caravan to the TH.  This will be a lovely ride, lots to see and enjoy on this one!  Rated a 3 for 4.5 hours including a lunch break.  Jo Anne Rudolph 928-308-3803.

June 22—Groom Creek—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM.  Rated a 2 for 4.0 hours including a lunch break.  Carol Ross 928-925-0663.

June 26 Wednesday—Pivot Canyon—
Meet at Mortimer’s/Young’s Farm at 8:30 AM to caravan to the TH.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including a lunch break.  Please RSVP 2 days before for a trailer count.  Tom Norris 928-636-3358 or Denise Stevens 928-899-6120.


June 29—Spruce Mountain—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM. We will wind our way to the top of the mountain where we will have our lunch break.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including the lunch break.  Kim McKnight 928-642-8678.

July 6—Prescott Frontier Days,
Parade etc.  No rides scheduled.

July 13—Ribbon Canyon—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride a 9:00 AM.  Rated a 3 for 4 hrs. including a lunch break.  Bobbie Reno 928-775-5408.

July 20—Groom Creek—
Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30.  Rated a 3 for 3 hours—no lunch break on the ride, lunch or snacks back at the TH. The ride will be to the west of the horse camp.  Carol Ross 928-925-0663.

 
Save the Date

September 7—Summer Social at El Charro Norte

October 19—Eat ‘N Ride-- Ride ‘N Eat at Little Thumb Butte Bed and Breakfast