Ride The West


Embark on an unforgettable adventure and explore the breathtaking canyons of Arizona and Patagonia on horseback. From the towering red rocks of Flux Canyon to the rolling hills of Sonoita to the Sky Islands of Patagonia, you’ll discover some of the most stunning natural beauty the world has to offer. Whether you’re an experienced equestrian or a beginner, there’s no better way to experience the magnificent canyons than from the back of a horse.

Patagonia, Arizona, is known for its vibrant red rocks and breathtaking views. The area is a popular destination for horseback riding, with miles of trails that wind through the red rock formations. You’ll have the chance to see old ranch trails, open rides across the San Raphael Valley, or canyon rides through the trails in and around our ranch, as well as take in views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a first-timer, you’ll enjoy the thrill of exploring Sedona’s scenic trails on horseback.



Whether you’re an experienced rider or a beginner, horseback riding is the perfect way to experience the beauty of the canyons. With a variety of trails to choose from, you’ll be able to find the perfect ride to suit your skill level. Whether you prefer a leisurely trot through the rolling hills or a challenging ride through rugged terrain, you’ll find a trail that will leave you feeling exhilarated.


For the safety of our guests and the comfort of the horses, all rides are guided by experienced trail guides who will ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience. The horses used for our rides are well-trained, gentle, and accustomed to riders of all skill levels, so you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the canyons without worry.


Whether you’re looking for a unique way to experience the beauty of Arizona and Patagonia or you’re simply seeking an adventure in the great outdoors, horseback riding is the perfect activity. So what are you waiting for? Book your ride today and experience the breathtaking canyons of Arizona and Patagonia on horseback!

If you have your own horses, we can make arrangements for boarding and feeding. We have a number of local guides that you can schedule your ride with them and their horses or bring your own. 


Blakely Ranch Experience

Ride The West And Grow

Our Blakely Ranch life coaching sessions are designed a bit differently. We believe the horse is the true healer in this coaching dynamic and should reap the benefits of their gifts. Take a reprieve from the daily grind and embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment at our serene ranch retreat. Connect with your inner power and intuition, and return to your life revitalized and ready to spread joy. All proceeds for the sessions go to provide for their care.   

The Blakly Ranch equine experience is well worth your time. They are much more than a horse ride. Perhaps you’ll learn a bit about yourself.  Learn More @ BlakelyRanch.com


The Circle Z Guest Ranch, located in the picturesque town of Patagonia, Arizona, offers a quintessential Western experience amidst the stunning natural beauty of the region. Guests at the Circle Z have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the Old West atmosphere while enjoying modern amenities and activities. One of the ranch’s primary attractions is horseback riding. With a vast expanse of rugged terrain and scenic trails, the ranch provides a perfect setting for riders of all skill levels. The ranch offers guided trail rides through the Sonoran Desert and nearby mountains, making it an ideal destination for horse enthusiasts. From gentle rides for beginners to more challenging adventures for experienced riders, the Circle Z ensures that guests can explore the breathtaking landscapes of southern Arizona on horseback.

For accommodations, the Circle Z Guest Ranch offers a variety of options for visitors looking to stay. Guests can choose from cozy adobe cottages, casitas, or rooms in the main lodge, each providing a comfortable and welcoming environment. The accommodations capture the spirit of the Old West with their rustic charm while offering modern amenities like private bathrooms and air conditioning. The ranch also provides hearty, home-cooked meals served family-style, bringing guests together in the communal spirit of the American Southwest. With horseback riding, comfortable lodging, and authentic Western hospitality, the Circle Z Guest Ranch offers a unique and memorable experience for those seeking a taste of the Wild West in the heart of Patagonia, Arizona. Circle Z does not do hourly rides. It’s a stay-and-ride authentic Arizona Dude Ranch! More at circlez.com