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