Activity Schedule (09/19/2020 - 09/25/2020) Next Week ->
To ensure that all guests can participate in the activities they are coming to enjoy; our policy is to allow registration of up to three activities per person per day before arriving. Once checked in to the Ranch, the restrictions end. We highly recommend all guests sign up in advance for activities which are most important to them to reserve their spot. Activities will be posted and available for registration at least three months out.
Sunday September 20th 2020

Breakfast Ride: Loping Ride

  • The Loping Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.

    The Loping Ride to breakfast will end at the Old Homestead to enjoy a hearty breakfast of ranch eggs, potatoes, bacon, our famous blueberry pancakes and more! Following breakfast, riders will remount their horses and walk back to the corral with their respective wrangler.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $90 Al la Carte.


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please.
    * Helmets are available for your safety.
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse.
    * Please do not feed the horses.
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks.
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:45 AM : 8 spots left

Breakfast Ride: Mountain Biking

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrian on a full supsension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountains and desert landscapes making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    All equipment is provided, including helmets, gloves, and a water bottle. This activity is considered an all-level ride where childeren are welcome.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $55 Al la Carte.



    * Ages 7-adult
    *Closed toed shoes are required.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 7 spots left

Breakfast Ride: Walking Ride

  • The walking rides at Tanque Verde Ranch are an enjoyable activity for everyone, regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal.

    The Breakfast Ride will end at the Old Homestead to enjoy a hearty breakfast of ranch eggs, potatoes, bacon, our famous blueberry pancakes, and more! Following breakfast, riders will remount their horses and walk back to the corral with their corresponding wrangler.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 Al la Carte.
    Prickly Pear Pancake days are August 23rd & 30th


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds, please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:50 AM : 5 spots left
  • 6:55 AM : 9 spots left
  • 7:00 AM : 5 spots left
  • 7:05 AM : 5 spots left

Horsemanship Lesson

  • In this course our Wranglers will work with our guests to help with their individual needs and goals.
    Included in All Inclusive
    Al la Carte $75.00 per hour
  • 10:15 AM : 5 spots left

Kids Program Buckaroos 4yr-6yr

  • This Kids program is for kiddos from 4yrs-6yrs old.
    Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight.
    Buck's will lead line in the corral twice a day among other activities through out the day.
    Buck's do not ride outside the corral on trails.
    This program runs from 7am-3pm during the summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day.
    This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 0 spots left

Kids Program Outlaws 10yrs-12yrs

  • This Kids program is for 10yrs-12yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers ride out on trails daily. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 5 spots left

Kids Program Wranglers 7yrs-9yrs

  • This Kids program is for 7yrs-9yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers do ride out on trails daily among other activities through out the day. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 6 spots left

Legends and Lore Walk to Breakfast

  • Join a guided walk to our outdoor breakfast with Indian legends, western tall tales, and Tanque Verde Ranch history along the way.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    Rm&Meals/B&B Package $25.00
    $40 Al la Carte.

    Bring water and wear closed shoes. Meet at the Nature Center..




    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 7 spots left

Lope Check

  • The Lope Check is the highest level of horsemanship offered at Tanque Verde Ranch. The purpose of this check is to assess the rider’s skill for safety. It is expected that riders be at an advanced level of horsemanship or have completed at least one Horsemanship Lesson prior to attempting this evaluation.

    During this evaluation, riders will be monitored for their ability to safely ride at a lope. Passing this check is a requirement to participate in a lope ride. Safety and control are of the utmost value. In this check, riders will be asked to ride at a trot and lope with little or no prompting. Individual assessments will be offered as needed to assist the rider in making appropriate adjustments to pass the lope check and participate safely in our loping Sonoran trail rides.

    In order to be successful in the lope check one should be able to properly maneuver the western horse with one hand, cue the trot and lope, sit in the saddle without excessive bouncing and keep heels down all without touching the saddle in order to compensate for balance.

    *Participation in a Horsemanship Lesson is required prior to signing up for this activity.
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds.
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings, please ask one of our Wrangling staff for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 9:30 AM : 0 spots left

Lope Ride

  • The Lope Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr//$90 1.5hrs//$105 2hrs Al la Carte

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 10:00 AM : 0 spots left

Mountain Biking-All levels

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrain on a full suspension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountain and desert landscapes, making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    We provide a water bottle, a pair of gloves, and a riding helmet.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $35 1.5hrs Al la Carte.





    * Ages 7-adult
    * Closed toed shoes are required
    * 1:15pm Mountain Biking is considered an Intermediate Ride and we ask that you participate in at least one all level ride prior to signing up for the 1:15pm.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 10:00 AM : 7 spots left

Parents Riding with Kids Program

  • Adults/Parents wanting to ride with Kiddos on Breakfast rides days.
    Must sign up and will load up on the adult riding porch @ 7:15am summer/8:15am Winter.
    Please drop off yoru kiddo at the Kids Arena first. This is for 7yrs - 12yrs.
    THIS IS SIGN UP FOR PARENTS ONLY!!PLEASE SIGN KIDDOS UP ON KIDS PROGRAM SIGNUP!! THANKS!
    Parents will ride up with Kiddos, eat breakfast with them and on the ride back down, Parents will ride separetly back with Adult, back to the Adult Porch.
    Included in All inclusive package.
    RM&Meals/BB $45pp.
    $60pp al la carte.

    Max is 2 parents per family w/kiddos. 4yrs-6yrs will ride up in golf cart with Bucks. They are not eligible for Trail Riding
  • 7:15 AM : 8 spots left

Visit the Nature Center

  • See live creatures native to the Sonoran Desert and chat with one of our Naturalists,

    Our desert plays host to various plants, birds, mammals, reptiles and the many precious gems and minerals of Southern Arizona. Come on in and visit us!!!!
    No charge for this activity.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 9:15 AM : 1 spots left

Walk Ride

  • The Walk Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch is an enjoyable activity for everyone… regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal. Saguaro and prickly pear cacti line the mountain trails and blanket the rest of the natural desert landscape.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $60 1hr//$75 1.5 hrs Al la Carte


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse

    * Please do not feed the horses

    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings

    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 10:30 AM : 5 spots left
  • 1:00 PM : 7 spots left
Monday September 21st 2020

Archery

Desert Nature Stroll

  • Join our Naturalist on a walk through the Sonoran desert. Discover the biodiversity of this amazing living environment and learn about the plants and wildlife that call this habitat home.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $20 1.5hrs Al la Carte.

    Meet at the nature center


    * Bring a water bottle
    * Good tread shoes
    *Sunscreen
    *12 years and older

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 7 spots left

Harmony with Horses

  • Harmony with horses will provide guests with the opportunity to learn about horse from "the ground up."
    Instructors will describe equine psychology and how to communicate with horses in a round pen setting. The instructors will show guests how to lead, groom, and saddle the horse. learning about how to communicate with a horse on the ground will prepare you for riding. This is the basis of all horsemanship and helps humans and horse develop a realtionship that can be expanded once in the saddle.
    Included in All Inclusive package.
    $40 Al la Carte, RM Meals, & B&B

    Please note that Harmony with horses in NOT a riding activity. It is to focus on learning about the horse and to prepare you for riding.
  • 9:00 AM : 9 spots left

Horsemanship Lesson

  • In this course our Wranglers will work with our guests to help with their individual needs and goals.
    Included in All Inclusive
    Al la Carte $75.00 per hour
  • 10:15 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Buckaroos 4yr-6yr

  • This Kids program is for kiddos from 4yrs-6yrs old.
    Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight.
    Buck's will lead line in the corral twice a day among other activities through out the day.
    Buck's do not ride outside the corral on trails.
    This program runs from 7am-3pm during the summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day.
    This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Outlaws 10yrs-12yrs

  • This Kids program is for 10yrs-12yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers ride out on trails daily. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Wranglers 7yrs-9yrs

  • This Kids program is for 7yrs-9yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers do ride out on trails daily among other activities through out the day. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 8 spots left

Lope Check

  • The Lope Check is the highest level of horsemanship offered at Tanque Verde Ranch. The purpose of this check is to assess the rider’s skill for safety. It is expected that riders be at an advanced level of horsemanship or have completed at least one Horsemanship Lesson prior to attempting this evaluation.

    During this evaluation, riders will be monitored for their ability to safely ride at a lope. Passing this check is a requirement to participate in a lope ride. Safety and control are of the utmost value. In this check, riders will be asked to ride at a trot and lope with little or no prompting. Individual assessments will be offered as needed to assist the rider in making appropriate adjustments to pass the lope check and participate safely in our loping Sonoran trail rides.

    In order to be successful in the lope check one should be able to properly maneuver the western horse with one hand, cue the trot and lope, sit in the saddle without excessive bouncing and keep heels down all without touching the saddle in order to compensate for balance.

    *Participation in a Horsemanship Lesson is required prior to signing up for this activity.
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds.
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings, please ask one of our Wrangling staff for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 10 spots left

Lope Ride

  • The Lope Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr//$90 1.5hrs//$105 2hrs Al la Carte

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 10:00 AM : 9 spots left

Mountain Adventure Horse Ride

  • Offered year-round, expand your horizons with a half-day Mountain Adventure Ride through the desert. Your adventure begins with you and your horse riding deep into the Rincon Mountains where you will be able to take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife of the Sonoran Desert. This walk ride is an adventure with large elevation gains and losses with narrow trails that wind down back to the ranch.
    In addition, the ride will stop at the half- way point for our guests and wranglers to breifly dismount so that you and the horses can rest. Guests are required to be able to mount their horse from the ground while out on the trail. Inability to do so will result in a staff member recommending another ride that does not required the guest to dismount and mounth their horse on the trail.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $150 4hrs Al la Carte


    Participation in one of our Horsemanship lessons with *staff recommendation or successfully passing a Lope Check before the ride is required

    Weight limt of 250 pds.
    Must be 12years and up.
    * 12 years and older

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse.
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings. Please ask one of our Wrangler's for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.

  • 7:15 AM : 9 spots left

Mountain Biking-All levels

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrain on a full suspension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountain and desert landscapes, making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    We provide a water bottle, a pair of gloves, and a riding helmet.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $35 1.5hrs Al la Carte.





    * Ages 7-adult
    * Closed toed shoes are required
    * 1:15pm Mountain Biking is considered an Intermediate Ride and we ask that you participate in at least one all level ride prior to signing up for the 1:15pm.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:30 AM : 7 spots left

Sunset Horseback Ride

  • Take in the wonder of a Sonoran desert sunset on horseback. Climb the mountain trails as you take in an extraordinary view filled with endless blue sky, towering cacti, and glimpses of other wildlife.
    Sunset Rides are not included in any package. This activity will reflect as a charge on your final bill.
    $85 per person per ride.

    * $85 additional per guest
    * 12 years and older can participate
    * 7-9 year olds can participate with an additional fee for a kid’s counselor of $50.00* Weight limit of 250 pounds please* Helmets are available for your safety* Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 4:50 PM : 16 spots left

Visit the Nature Center

Walk Ride

  • The Walk Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch is an enjoyable activity for everyone… regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal. Saguaro and prickly pear cacti line the mountain trails and blanket the rest of the natural desert landscape.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $60 1hr//$75 1.5 hrs Al la Carte


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse

    * Please do not feed the horses

    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings

    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:45 AM : 9 spots left
  • 10:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 1:00 PM : 7 spots left
Tuesday September 22nd 2020

Guided Fishing

  • Join us down on our privately owned Lake Corchran for some guided fishing. Lake Corchran is home to various fish, including Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Sunfish, Redear Sunfish, Channel Catfish, and Grass Carp. Our experienced fishing guides will help you cast, catch, and release all the fish you catch, all while enjoying the calm, peaceful feeling around our lake.
    $20.00 for intervals of 1hour. Choose between 1-3 hours for summe June-Sept. or 1-4 hours Oct-May.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $20 1 hour Al la Carte.

    Our fishing program is catch and release only. Tackle and bait are provided.



    * Fishing without a guide is not permitted
    * Removal of the fish is strictly prohibited

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.
    We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.


  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left
  • 8:00 AM : 9 spots left
  • 9:00 AM : 9 spots left

Harmony with Horses

  • Harmony with horses will provide guests with the opportunity to learn about horse from "the ground up."
    Instructors will describe equine psychology and how to communicate with horses in a round pen setting. The instructors will show guests how to lead, groom, and saddle the horse. learning about how to communicate with a horse on the ground will prepare you for riding. This is the basis of all horsemanship and helps humans and horse develop a realtionship that can be expanded once in the saddle.
    Included in All Inclusive package.
    $40 Al la Carte, RM Meals, & B&B

    Please note that Harmony with horses in NOT a riding activity. It is to focus on learning about the horse and to prepare you for riding.
  • 9:00 AM : 7 spots left

Horsemanship Lesson

  • In this course our Wranglers will work with our guests to help with their individual needs and goals.
    Included in All Inclusive
    Al la Carte $75.00 per hour
  • 10:15 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Buckaroos 4yr-6yr

  • This Kids program is for kiddos from 4yrs-6yrs old.
    Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight.
    Buck's will lead line in the corral twice a day among other activities through out the day.
    Buck's do not ride outside the corral on trails.
    This program runs from 7am-3pm during the summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day.
    This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Outlaws 10yrs-12yrs

  • This Kids program is for 10yrs-12yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers ride out on trails daily. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Wranglers 7yrs-9yrs

  • This Kids program is for 7yrs-9yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers do ride out on trails daily among other activities through out the day. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Lope Check

  • The Lope Check is the highest level of horsemanship offered at Tanque Verde Ranch. The purpose of this check is to assess the rider’s skill for safety. It is expected that riders be at an advanced level of horsemanship or have completed at least one Horsemanship Lesson prior to attempting this evaluation.

    During this evaluation, riders will be monitored for their ability to safely ride at a lope. Passing this check is a requirement to participate in a lope ride. Safety and control are of the utmost value. In this check, riders will be asked to ride at a trot and lope with little or no prompting. Individual assessments will be offered as needed to assist the rider in making appropriate adjustments to pass the lope check and participate safely in our loping Sonoran trail rides.

    In order to be successful in the lope check one should be able to properly maneuver the western horse with one hand, cue the trot and lope, sit in the saddle without excessive bouncing and keep heels down all without touching the saddle in order to compensate for balance.

    *Participation in a Horsemanship Lesson is required prior to signing up for this activity.
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds.
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings, please ask one of our Wrangling staff for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 10 spots left

Lope Ride

  • The Lope Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr//$90 1.5hrs//$105 2hrs Al la Carte

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 10:00 AM : 9 spots left

Morning Cactus Walk

  • Learn about the plants of the Sonoran Desert. A good way to start your day while taking in the breath taking vistas and landscapes.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $20 1.5hrs Al la Carte


    Please bring water and wear closed shoes.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 7 spots left

Mountain Biking-All levels

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrain on a full suspension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountain and desert landscapes, making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    We provide a water bottle, a pair of gloves, and a riding helmet.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $35 1.5hrs Al la Carte.





    * Ages 7-adult
    * Closed toed shoes are required
    * 1:15pm Mountain Biking is considered an Intermediate Ride and we ask that you participate in at least one all level ride prior to signing up for the 1:15pm.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:30 AM : 6 spots left
  • 8:45 AM : 6 spots left

Rincon Mountains Jeep Tour

  • Come explore the Southwest desert in an open aired Jeep with one of our knowledgeable jeep tour guides. Learn all about the local history, desert plant life, and the desert wildlife that lives in the area. Rincon Jeep tours leave from the main parking lot of the Ranch late afternoon on Tuesdays and Fridays. For guests on our all-inclusive or room and meal package, a picnic dinner is included. Picnic dinners may be purchased for those not on these packages. Dinner includes a choice of sandwich, sides, water and dessert.
    This cost of this activity is not included in any Ranch package.
    3 hours @ $100.00 per person.
    Private Jeep Tours available. Please inquire at the front desk.

    Jeep tours must be booked 24 hours in advance and have a minimum of 3 people.
  • 4:30 PM : 26 spots left

Sunrise Horseback Ride

  • Tanque Verde Ranch Sunrise Ride
    Take in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert sunrise on horseback. Climb the mountainous trails as you take in the extraordinary view filled with towering cacti all while beating the Arizona heat.
    Not included in any package.
    $85.00 per person for each ride.

    * $85 additional per guest (This is an extra charge, even on all inclusive packages).
    * 12 years and older can participate
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    *Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.


  • 5:45 AM : 9 spots left

Team Penning

  • Team Penning is a friendly competition between teams of guests on horseback. Teams of 3-6 riders are matched against a herd of cattle with the team's goal being to maneuver the cattle into three different pens. Scoring is based on a point system as well as time. Team penning is done at a walk and trot.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr Al la Carte.


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds, please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.

  • 7:15 AM : 9 spots left

Visit the Nature Center

Walk Ride

  • The Walk Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch is an enjoyable activity for everyone… regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal. Saguaro and prickly pear cacti line the mountain trails and blanket the rest of the natural desert landscape.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $60 1hr//$75 1.5 hrs Al la Carte


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse

    * Please do not feed the horses

    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings

    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:45 AM : 9 spots left
  • 10:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 1:00 PM : 9 spots left
Wednesday September 23rd 2020

Archery

Birding for Beginners

  • Observe some of the wonderful variety of birds to be found in the Sonoran Desert on this easy walk around the ranch. Binoculars are available to borrow. Please wear good walking shoes and carry water.
    (12 years and up)
    A la Carte $15.00




    *Binoculars are available for use.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Guided Fishing

  • Join us down on our privately owned Lake Corchran for some guided fishing. Lake Corchran is home to various fish, including Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Sunfish, Redear Sunfish, Channel Catfish, and Grass Carp. Our experienced fishing guides will help you cast, catch, and release all the fish you catch, all while enjoying the calm, peaceful feeling around our lake.
    $20.00 for intervals of 1hour. Choose between 1-3 hours for summe June-Sept. or 1-4 hours Oct-May.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $20 1 hour Al la Carte.

    Our fishing program is catch and release only. Tackle and bait are provided.



    * Fishing without a guide is not permitted
    * Removal of the fish is strictly prohibited

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.
    We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.


  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left
  • 8:00 AM : 9 spots left
  • 9:00 AM : 9 spots left

Harmony with Horses

  • Harmony with horses will provide guests with the opportunity to learn about horse from "the ground up."
    Instructors will describe equine psychology and how to communicate with horses in a round pen setting. The instructors will show guests how to lead, groom, and saddle the horse. learning about how to communicate with a horse on the ground will prepare you for riding. This is the basis of all horsemanship and helps humans and horse develop a realtionship that can be expanded once in the saddle.
    Included in All Inclusive package.
    $40 Al la Carte, RM Meals, & B&B

    Please note that Harmony with horses in NOT a riding activity. It is to focus on learning about the horse and to prepare you for riding.
  • 9:00 AM : 9 spots left

Horsemanship Lesson

  • In this course our Wranglers will work with our guests to help with their individual needs and goals.
    Included in All Inclusive
    Al la Carte $75.00 per hour
  • 10:15 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Buckaroos 4yr-6yr

  • This Kids program is for kiddos from 4yrs-6yrs old.
    Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight.
    Buck's will lead line in the corral twice a day among other activities through out the day.
    Buck's do not ride outside the corral on trails.
    This program runs from 7am-3pm during the summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day.
    This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Outlaws 10yrs-12yrs

  • This Kids program is for 10yrs-12yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers ride out on trails daily. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Wranglers 7yrs-9yrs

  • This Kids program is for 7yrs-9yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers do ride out on trails daily among other activities through out the day. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Lope Check

  • The Lope Check is the highest level of horsemanship offered at Tanque Verde Ranch. The purpose of this check is to assess the rider’s skill for safety. It is expected that riders be at an advanced level of horsemanship or have completed at least one Horsemanship Lesson prior to attempting this evaluation.

    During this evaluation, riders will be monitored for their ability to safely ride at a lope. Passing this check is a requirement to participate in a lope ride. Safety and control are of the utmost value. In this check, riders will be asked to ride at a trot and lope with little or no prompting. Individual assessments will be offered as needed to assist the rider in making appropriate adjustments to pass the lope check and participate safely in our loping Sonoran trail rides.

    In order to be successful in the lope check one should be able to properly maneuver the western horse with one hand, cue the trot and lope, sit in the saddle without excessive bouncing and keep heels down all without touching the saddle in order to compensate for balance.

    *Participation in a Horsemanship Lesson is required prior to signing up for this activity.
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds.
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings, please ask one of our Wrangling staff for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 10 spots left

Lope Ride

  • The Lope Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr//$90 1.5hrs//$105 2hrs Al la Carte

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 10:00 AM : 9 spots left

Mountain Adventure Horse Ride

  • Offered year-round, expand your horizons with a half-day Mountain Adventure Ride through the desert. Your adventure begins with you and your horse riding deep into the Rincon Mountains where you will be able to take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife of the Sonoran Desert. This walk ride is an adventure with large elevation gains and losses with narrow trails that wind down back to the ranch.
    In addition, the ride will stop at the half- way point for our guests and wranglers to breifly dismount so that you and the horses can rest. Guests are required to be able to mount their horse from the ground while out on the trail. Inability to do so will result in a staff member recommending another ride that does not required the guest to dismount and mounth their horse on the trail.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $150 4hrs Al la Carte


    Participation in one of our Horsemanship lessons with *staff recommendation or successfully passing a Lope Check before the ride is required

    Weight limt of 250 pds.
    Must be 12years and up.
    * 12 years and older

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse.
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings. Please ask one of our Wrangler's for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.

  • 7:15 AM : 7 spots left

Mountain Biking-All levels

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrain on a full suspension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountain and desert landscapes, making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    We provide a water bottle, a pair of gloves, and a riding helmet.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $35 1.5hrs Al la Carte.





    * Ages 7-adult
    * Closed toed shoes are required
    * 1:15pm Mountain Biking is considered an Intermediate Ride and we ask that you participate in at least one all level ride prior to signing up for the 1:15pm.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 6 spots left

Sunset Horseback Ride

  • Take in the wonder of a Sonoran desert sunset on horseback. Climb the mountain trails as you take in an extraordinary view filled with endless blue sky, towering cacti, and glimpses of other wildlife.
    Sunset Rides are not included in any package. This activity will reflect as a charge on your final bill.
    $85 per person per ride.

    * $85 additional per guest
    * 12 years and older can participate
    * 7-9 year olds can participate with an additional fee for a kid’s counselor of $50.00* Weight limit of 250 pounds please* Helmets are available for your safety* Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 4:50 PM : 18 spots left

Visit the Nature Center

Walk Ride

  • The Walk Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch is an enjoyable activity for everyone… regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal. Saguaro and prickly pear cacti line the mountain trails and blanket the rest of the natural desert landscape.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $60 1hr//$75 1.5 hrs Al la Carte


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse

    * Please do not feed the horses

    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings

    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:45 AM : 9 spots left
  • 10:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 1:00 PM : 8 spots left

Watercolor Workshop

  • Join our watercolor workshop featuring Cal Cook. Here you will be able to choose a watercolor template, or freehand sketch your desired picture under the careful supervision of Cal. Learn how to apply the various watercolor techniques and watch your portrait come to life.
    Not included in any package.
    $15

    * All ages welcomed with proper adult supervision
    * Guests are own for the cost of this workshop.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 3:00 PM : 8 spots left
Thursday September 24th 2020

Arizona Precious Gems & Minerals

  • Come walk through Arizona's precious gems and minerals with Mark Candee.
    Mark loves to share his knowledge with all that come through.

    This is a flow in the Buena Vista room Thursdays from 4:30pm-8:30pm. All are welcome.
    No charge for this activity.
    Open to the public
  • 5:00 PM : 98 spots left

Astrological/Psychic Readings By Stepha

Breakfast Ride: Loping Ride

  • The Loping Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.

    The Loping Ride to breakfast will end at the Old Homestead to enjoy a hearty breakfast of ranch eggs, potatoes, bacon, our famous blueberry pancakes and more! Following breakfast, riders will remount their horses and walk back to the corral with their respective wrangler.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $90 Al la Carte.


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please.
    * Helmets are available for your safety.
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse.
    * Please do not feed the horses.
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks.
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:45 AM : 8 spots left

Breakfast Ride: Mountain Biking

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrian on a full supsension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountains and desert landscapes making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    All equipment is provided, including helmets, gloves, and a water bottle. This activity is considered an all-level ride where childeren are welcome.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $55 Al la Carte.



    * Ages 7-adult
    *Closed toed shoes are required.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Breakfast Ride: Walking Ride

  • The walking rides at Tanque Verde Ranch are an enjoyable activity for everyone, regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal.

    The Breakfast Ride will end at the Old Homestead to enjoy a hearty breakfast of ranch eggs, potatoes, bacon, our famous blueberry pancakes, and more! Following breakfast, riders will remount their horses and walk back to the corral with their corresponding wrangler.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 Al la Carte.
    Prickly Pear Pancake days are August 23rd & 30th


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds, please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:50 AM : 9 spots left
  • 6:55 AM : 9 spots left
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left
  • 7:05 AM : 9 spots left

Guided Yoga

  • Transform your body and mind while you calm your thoughts and disconnect from your busy life. Class location does vary, please check with the front desk. You will have a peaceful experience that will help you physically, mentally, and spirituallly.
    Included in 'all inclusive" package.
    $15 Al la Carte.


    As a friendly reminder, any activiites that are singed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.
  • 3:00 PM : 8 spots left

Horsemanship Lesson

  • In this course our Wranglers will work with our guests to help with their individual needs and goals.
    Included in All Inclusive
    Al la Carte $75.00 per hour
  • 10:15 AM : 6 spots left

Kids Program Buckaroos 4yr-6yr

  • This Kids program is for kiddos from 4yrs-6yrs old.
    Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight.
    Buck's will lead line in the corral twice a day among other activities through out the day.
    Buck's do not ride outside the corral on trails.
    This program runs from 7am-3pm during the summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day.
    This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 7 spots left

Kids Program Outlaws 10yrs-12yrs

  • This Kids program is for 10yrs-12yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers ride out on trails daily. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Wranglers 7yrs-9yrs

  • This Kids program is for 7yrs-9yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers do ride out on trails daily among other activities through out the day. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Legends and Lore Walk to Breakfast

  • Join a guided walk to our outdoor breakfast with Indian legends, western tall tales, and Tanque Verde Ranch history along the way.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    Rm&Meals/B&B Package $25.00
    $40 Al la Carte.

    Bring water and wear closed shoes. Meet at the Nature Center..




    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Lope Check

  • The Lope Check is the highest level of horsemanship offered at Tanque Verde Ranch. The purpose of this check is to assess the rider’s skill for safety. It is expected that riders be at an advanced level of horsemanship or have completed at least one Horsemanship Lesson prior to attempting this evaluation.

    During this evaluation, riders will be monitored for their ability to safely ride at a lope. Passing this check is a requirement to participate in a lope ride. Safety and control are of the utmost value. In this check, riders will be asked to ride at a trot and lope with little or no prompting. Individual assessments will be offered as needed to assist the rider in making appropriate adjustments to pass the lope check and participate safely in our loping Sonoran trail rides.

    In order to be successful in the lope check one should be able to properly maneuver the western horse with one hand, cue the trot and lope, sit in the saddle without excessive bouncing and keep heels down all without touching the saddle in order to compensate for balance.

    *Participation in a Horsemanship Lesson is required prior to signing up for this activity.
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds.
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings, please ask one of our Wrangling staff for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 9:30 AM : 10 spots left

Lope Ride

  • The Lope Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr//$90 1.5hrs//$105 2hrs Al la Carte

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 10:00 AM : 9 spots left

Mountain Biking-All levels

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrain on a full suspension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountain and desert landscapes, making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    We provide a water bottle, a pair of gloves, and a riding helmet.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $35 1.5hrs Al la Carte.





    * Ages 7-adult
    * Closed toed shoes are required
    * 1:15pm Mountain Biking is considered an Intermediate Ride and we ask that you participate in at least one all level ride prior to signing up for the 1:15pm.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 10:00 AM : 9 spots left

Parents Riding with Kids Program

  • Adults/Parents wanting to ride with Kiddos on Breakfast rides days.
    Must sign up and will load up on the adult riding porch @ 7:15am summer/8:15am Winter.
    Please drop off yoru kiddo at the Kids Arena first. This is for 7yrs - 12yrs.
    THIS IS SIGN UP FOR PARENTS ONLY!!PLEASE SIGN KIDDOS UP ON KIDS PROGRAM SIGNUP!! THANKS!
    Parents will ride up with Kiddos, eat breakfast with them and on the ride back down, Parents will ride separetly back with Adult, back to the Adult Porch.
    Included in All inclusive package.
    RM&Meals/BB $45pp.
    $60pp al la carte.

    Max is 2 parents per family w/kiddos. 4yrs-6yrs will ride up in golf cart with Bucks. They are not eligible for Trail Riding
  • 7:15 AM : 20 spots left

Visit the Nature Center

Walk Ride

  • The Walk Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch is an enjoyable activity for everyone… regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal. Saguaro and prickly pear cacti line the mountain trails and blanket the rest of the natural desert landscape.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $60 1hr//$75 1.5 hrs Al la Carte


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse

    * Please do not feed the horses

    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings

    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 10:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 1:00 PM : 8 spots left

Wine and Paint Workshop

  • Join us for an afternoon filled with canvas painiting and complimentary wine while enjoying a relaxing afternoon painting your favorite Saguaro and hummingbird.
    Not included in any package.
    $45 2hrs.

    * An additional fee of $45 per guest, regardless of package will apply.

    * Must be 21 years or older to join this activity.
  • 4:00 PM : 8 spots left
Friday September 25th 2020

Archery

Desert Photography Walk

  • Bring your camera and your imagination and join our Desert Photography Walk. Led by one of our hiking leaders, you will get a chance to slow down and take a "close-up" look at the Sonoran Desert. With our knowledge of the desert and the trails, we can help you catch that "special" shot. Each season offers something different to capture as part of your time at Tanque Verde Ranch. So, whether you are an experienced photographer or a beginner, charge up those batteries, grab that memory card, and join us for your encounter with the desert. All cameras and experience levels are welcome! Trails may have gentle inclines and parts of the trail can be steep and rocky.
    Meet in the Nature Center
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $20 1.5hrs Al la Carte.


    * Bring Water
    * Wear closed shoes
    * 12 years and up. Final age
    determination set at the discretion of the Hike Leader.
    *Meet in the Nature Center

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:30 AM : 9 spots left

Guided Fishing

  • Join us down on our privately owned Lake Corchran for some guided fishing. Lake Corchran is home to various fish, including Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Sunfish, Redear Sunfish, Channel Catfish, and Grass Carp. Our experienced fishing guides will help you cast, catch, and release all the fish you catch, all while enjoying the calm, peaceful feeling around our lake.
    $20.00 for intervals of 1hour. Choose between 1-3 hours for summe June-Sept. or 1-4 hours Oct-May.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $20 1 hour Al la Carte.

    Our fishing program is catch and release only. Tackle and bait are provided.



    * Fishing without a guide is not permitted
    * Removal of the fish is strictly prohibited

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.
    We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.


  • 4:00 PM : 9 spots left
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Guided Yoga

  • Transform your body and mind while you calm your thoughts and disconnect from your busy life. Class location does vary, please check with the front desk. You will have a peaceful experience that will help you physically, mentally, and spirituallly.
    Included in 'all inclusive" package.
    $15 Al la Carte.


    As a friendly reminder, any activiites that are singed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.
  • 3:30 PM : 8 spots left

Harmony with Horses

  • Harmony with horses will provide guests with the opportunity to learn about horse from "the ground up."
    Instructors will describe equine psychology and how to communicate with horses in a round pen setting. The instructors will show guests how to lead, groom, and saddle the horse. learning about how to communicate with a horse on the ground will prepare you for riding. This is the basis of all horsemanship and helps humans and horse develop a realtionship that can be expanded once in the saddle.
    Included in All Inclusive package.
    $40 Al la Carte, RM Meals, & B&B

    Please note that Harmony with horses in NOT a riding activity. It is to focus on learning about the horse and to prepare you for riding.
  • 9:30 AM : 9 spots left

Horsemanship Lesson

  • In this course our Wranglers will work with our guests to help with their individual needs and goals.
    Included in All Inclusive
    Al la Carte $75.00 per hour
  • 10:15 AM : 8 spots left

Kids Program Buckaroos 4yr-6yr

  • This Kids program is for kiddos from 4yrs-6yrs old.
    Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight.
    Buck's will lead line in the corral twice a day among other activities through out the day.
    Buck's do not ride outside the corral on trails.
    This program runs from 7am-3pm during the summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day.
    This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 7 spots left

Kids Program Outlaws 10yrs-12yrs

  • This Kids program is for 10yrs-12yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers ride out on trails daily. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Kids Program Wranglers 7yrs-9yrs

  • This Kids program is for 7yrs-9yrs old. Please list your kiddos name, age, riding experience, any or no allergies, and weight. Wranglers do ride out on trails daily among other activities through out the day. This program runs from 7am-3pm daily, during summer. Breakfast and Lunch are included with the day. This is included in the All Inclusive package.
    Al la Carte $90.00 per day, plus tax.

    -All public guests must check in at the front desk and sign all necessary paperwork and provide payment prior to the start of the program.
  • 7:00 AM : 9 spots left

Lope Check

  • The Lope Check is the highest level of horsemanship offered at Tanque Verde Ranch. The purpose of this check is to assess the rider’s skill for safety. It is expected that riders be at an advanced level of horsemanship or have completed at least one Horsemanship Lesson prior to attempting this evaluation.

    During this evaluation, riders will be monitored for their ability to safely ride at a lope. Passing this check is a requirement to participate in a lope ride. Safety and control are of the utmost value. In this check, riders will be asked to ride at a trot and lope with little or no prompting. Individual assessments will be offered as needed to assist the rider in making appropriate adjustments to pass the lope check and participate safely in our loping Sonoran trail rides.

    In order to be successful in the lope check one should be able to properly maneuver the western horse with one hand, cue the trot and lope, sit in the saddle without excessive bouncing and keep heels down all without touching the saddle in order to compensate for balance.

    *Participation in a Horsemanship Lesson is required prior to signing up for this activity.
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds.
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones before mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses during your ride
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings, please ask one of our Wrangling staff for further assistance.
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:00 AM : 10 spots left

Lope Ride

  • The Lope Ride is the highest level of riding offered at the ranch, and is one of the most popular activities. A Lope Ride consists of walking, trotting and loping in the desert landscape. In order to participate in the Lope Ride one must pass a Lope Check.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr//$90 1.5hrs//$105 2hrs Al la Carte

    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us.We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 10:00 AM : 9 spots left

Mountain Biking-All levels

  • Experience the rush of the Southwestern terrain on a full suspension mountain bike with one of our experienced biking guides! A true desert adventure awaits you while you bicycle through Arizona's mountain and desert landscapes, making this a ride you do not want to miss.

    We provide a water bottle, a pair of gloves, and a riding helmet.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $35 1.5hrs Al la Carte.





    * Ages 7-adult
    * Closed toed shoes are required
    * 1:15pm Mountain Biking is considered an Intermediate Ride and we ask that you participate in at least one all level ride prior to signing up for the 1:15pm.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 6:30 AM : 9 spots left
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Rincon Mountains Jeep Tour

  • Come explore the Southwest desert in an open aired Jeep with one of our knowledgeable jeep tour guides. Learn all about the local history, desert plant life, and the desert wildlife that lives in the area. Rincon Jeep tours leave from the main parking lot of the Ranch late afternoon on Tuesdays and Fridays. For guests on our all-inclusive or room and meal package, a picnic dinner is included. Picnic dinners may be purchased for those not on these packages. Dinner includes a choice of sandwich, sides, water and dessert.
    This cost of this activity is not included in any Ranch package.
    3 hours @ $100.00 per person.
    Private Jeep Tours available. Please inquire at the front desk.

    Jeep tours must be booked 24 hours in advance and have a minimum of 3 people.
  • 4:30 PM : 26 spots left

Sunrise Horseback Ride

  • Tanque Verde Ranch Sunrise Ride
    Take in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert sunrise on horseback. Climb the mountainous trails as you take in the extraordinary view filled with towering cacti all while beating the Arizona heat.
    Not included in any package.
    $85.00 per person for each ride.

    * $85 additional per guest (This is an extra charge, even on all inclusive packages).
    * 12 years and older can participate
    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    *Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.


  • 5:50 AM : 8 spots left

Team Penning

  • Team Penning is a friendly competition between teams of guests on horseback. Teams of 3-6 riders are matched against a herd of cattle with the team's goal being to maneuver the cattle into three different pens. Scoring is based on a point system as well as time. Team penning is done at a walk and trot.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $75 1hr Al la Carte.


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds, please
    * Helmets are available for your safety
    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse
    * Please do not feed the horses
    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings
    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.

  • 7:15 AM : 9 spots left

The Food and Pharmacy of the Desert

  • Join one of our naturalists to learn about some of the edible and medicinal plants found in the Sonoran Desert. Also, explore the cultural and historical connections of some of these plants.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $20 1.5hrs Al la Carte.


    *Bring Water
    * Wear closed shoes
    * 12 years and up with final age determination at the discretion of the hiking leader.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 9:30 AM : 9 spots left

Visit the Nature Center

  • See live creatures native to the Sonoran Desert and chat with one of our Naturalists,

    Our desert plays host to various plants, birds, mammals, reptiles and the many precious gems and minerals of Southern Arizona. Come on in and visit us!!!!
    No charge for this activity.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 11:15 AM : 3 spots left
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Walk Ride

  • The Walk Ride at Tanque Verde Ranch is an enjoyable activity for everyone… regardless of skill level. This leisurely horseback riding adventure presents the perfect opportunity to experience desert vegetation and wildlife up-close and personal. Saguaro and prickly pear cacti line the mountain trails and blanket the rest of the natural desert landscape.
    Included in "all inclusive" package.
    $60 1hr//$75 1.5 hrs Al la Carte


    * Weight limit of 250 pounds please

    * Helmets are available for your safety

    * Please turn off cell phones prior to mounting your horse

    * Please do not feed the horses

    * Hats, including ball caps, must have stampede strings

    * No loose cameras or backpacks
    *12 years of age and older

    *Full length pants and close toed shoes are required for all equine activities.

    As a friendly reminder, any activities that are signed up through TVRFUN will be billed according to the type of package you booked with us. We reserve the right to bill you for any and all activities that you have signed up for through TVRFUN.
  • 7:45 AM : 7 spots left
  • 10:30 AM : 9 spots left
  • 1:00 PM : 9 spots left
 
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