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  • Kris Weisman from San Francisco says...

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    Client name: 
    Kris Weisman
    Hometown: 
    San Francisco
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    January 2, 2012
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    This was one of the coolest experiences I've ever had. I'll never think about "the desert" quite the same way again. My guide Barry was terrific. He was kind, helpful and friendly. He clearly enjoyed sharing the desert with me and I had a wonderful time. Thank you.
  • Kerri Callidora from Scottsdale AZ says...

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    Client name: 
    Kerri Callidora
    Hometown: 
    Scottsdale AZ
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    November 24, 2011
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    It was a fantastic experience! Everyone had their own perspective; the scenery was great - who knew there was a natural waterfall in our backyard?! A unique and fantastic family bonding adventure. Fun and relaxing for our out of town guests. A very memorable Thanksgiving for sure!
  • Salvatore Party from Seattle, Boston, and NYC USA says...

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    Client name: 
    Salvatore Party
    Hometown: 
    Seattle, Boston, and NYC USA
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    November 14, 2011
    Location: 
    Campe creek?
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback riding
    An amazing trip under the guidance of Barry Moffett. Horse "George" was too fun for words. I will request Barry again the next time I come to the Scottsdale area. Fabulous first-time ride. - Tina, Seattle
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  • Billie Davisson from Kansas City, Mo says...

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    Client name: 
    Billie Davisson
    Hometown: 
    Kansas City, Mo
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    June 30, 2011
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest in Arizona
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    Hello, While planning a vacation with my Daughter to AZ, we decided to go Horseback Riding in the Deserts of Arizona. I consulted with several places before choosing Wind Walkers. I spoke with "Joseph" via phone and felt so comfortable and knew he was trustworthy in his conversation. Upon arrival, Joseph was the one! We also had the pleasure of meeting Debbie, very sweet Lady! The Trailers were very clean and orderly, and we felt so confident in our ride to be, and could not wait to experience! Whether you are a Novice or Experienced, they have the Ride for you. We enjoyed the desert. Joseph took his time with us explaining every step of the way. The different types of Catcus were just amazing alone. The Horses are very well maintained and highly trained, no fear here! I felt like I could comfortably ride a horse with walk , trot or gallop after my experience with "Wind Walkers" I highly recommend and will be back next year for the 5 hr Ride! Blessings, Billie & Georganna Davisson
  • Judy Herder from McMurray PA says...

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    Client name: 
    Judy Herder
    Hometown: 
    McMurray PA
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    May 4, 2011
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest in Arizona
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Ride
    While planning to attend an HR Forum in AZ, I decided to try to find time to follow my dream of riding in the desert. A life-long rider, I wanted more than just following the horse in front of me and walking with just an occasional jog. I found Windwalker Expeditions by chance – spoke to Joseph – and booked a ride for 2.5 hours. I mentioned my plans to a co-worker who also rides and we made the arrangements to ride together. It was the best decision I ever made. WOW! – The scenery, the horses, Joseph…. Laura and I will never forget this experience! I rode Jasper (he was a dream). Laura’s horse was perfect for her. Joseph was exceptional. He quickly assessed our riding skills and then led us on some beautiful and sometimes challenging trails. We were able to go at a good speed through some georgeous winding areas and up some hills – it was totally thrilling. During the slower times, Joseph really gave usa lot of interesting information about the desert (wildlife and plants). We couldn’t have asked for more – this was an experience I will never forget. I plan to return to Arizona and hopefully Jasper and Joseph with my two grown children who were also raised riding horses. After they heard how much I loved my adventure, they want to plan a trip for the 3 of us.
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  • Deborah Achen from Calgary, Alberta says...

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    Client name: 
    Deborah Achen
    Hometown: 
    Calgary, Alberta
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    March 4, 2011
    Location: 
    Black Canyon
    Adventure type: 
    Endurance Horseback
    This is my second year in a row to go out for a full day ride, and my first time with Milton Joseph. As was the case last year, it was another fantastic time and Joseph was a superb guide. Upon request, I was able to be paired up with another experienced rider and horse owner (Karen). So that added to the fun, and resulted in a new friend. We have already talked out going out together next year as there is a good chance we'll be there together again. One new adventure for me was seeing rattle snakes - luckily hearing them first! While I wasn't about to get off my horse to take a closer look, Joseph did and managed to get some memorable pictures on my camera, which I have attached. Because of his knowledge of their behavior, it wasn't as scary as I would have thought. But, I was happy watching from a safe distance on top of my reliable stead! At my request, I was able to ride the same horse as last year, the lovely Arial. Certainly an adventure I would recommend again for experienced riders that want some fun on horse-back away from home. And the only way, in my opinion, to really enjoy the desert scenery.
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  • John & Jode from Kennett Square, PA says...

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    Client name: 
    John & Jode
    Hometown: 
    Kennett Square, PA
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    March 28, 2011
    Location: 
    Cave Creek
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    Awesome experience! Had a wonderful ride through the desert and our guide Barry was fantastic. He was friendly and personable, very knowledgable, and quite attentive to our desires. My wife is an expert rider and I have never been on a horse in my life, but Barry made it a great experience for both of us. Views were fantastic and the horses seemed very well trained and were matched to our differing experience. Well worth the time and money.
  • Alan Segal and Cherie Kurland from Roswell, Georgia says...

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    Client name: 
    Alan Segal and Cherie Kurland
    Hometown: 
    Roswell, Georgia
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    February 27, 2011
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    Wonderful! It snowed the night before, and the "natives" were giddy. We saw snowmen perched on car roofs and snowball fights in nearby golf courses en route to the trailhead. Barry met us on two beautiful roping quarterhorses and took us up and down challenging trails. The vistas were gorgeous; the snow on top of saguaro cactus and the waterfall equally so. My novice riding wife did more trotting than she ever had, and I cantered wherever the footing and slopes permitted. Barry willingly answered all of our equine care and handling questions. We want to go back - this was a truly memorable experience! Many thanks to everyone at Windwalker for enabling us to do this!
  • Doug and Sue from Kerrville, Texas says...

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    Client name: 
    Doug and Sue
    Hometown: 
    Kerrville, Texas
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    February 18, 2011
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    What a wonderful adventure! We can't thank our guide Debbie enough; it was such a treat to ride her beautiful and trail-savvy horses over some of the most beautiful desert terrain we've ever seen. Once she saw we knew what we were doing, she led us up a magnificent ridge where the views were spectacular. Then down through some washes and canyons. All in all, a great ride. We're already planning a return trip next year and hope to make it a full day ride next time. This is such a fantastic concept, so different from the typical "trail ride" where it's nose-to-tail and no adventure. It may seem expensive but it's more than worth it for a ride you won't forget. Thank you!
  • Sabrina Kinney from Auburn California says...

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    Client name: 
    Sabrina Kinney
    Hometown: 
    Auburn California
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    January 27, 2011
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback riding
    Joseph was one of the friendliest and kindest persons i have met. This experience was breathtaking and exciting! I never stopped laughing and smiling the entire ride! Thank you for possibly the best experience of my life!
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  • Kathy Newman from Hawkestone, Ontario Canada says...

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    Client name: 
    Kathy Newman
    Hometown: 
    Hawkestone, Ontario Canada
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    January 24, 2011
    Location: 
    North of Scottsdale, Cave Creek
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback riding
    Clydea was my guide and it was wonderful. The day was just right , not too hot and the horse, Clydea's horse Ash was great. I think I wrote about my adverture under someone's comment's. Not too computer savvy I guess. Anyway not to worry. I has so much fun that I don't mind typing it over again. The ride was very interesting not the same trail once, I don't think, We went up hills and down into gulley's with the waterfall at the bottom, visited the old guys campsite, canter down dry river beds and just had a great ride. Clydea was a pleasure to ride with, a true horse women and I will recommend her and your company to all my friends (who can ride). I would do it again in a heartbeat. Sincerely Kathy N
  • Reggie Roy from St Louis Missouri says...

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    Client name: 
    Reggie Roy
    Hometown: 
    St Louis Missouri
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    December 28, 2010
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    Windwalkers, I was so excited to come and ride after talking with Milton on the phone who stated that we would be able to canter with the horses. Unfortunately that was not our experience, instead we walked the horses for two hours. I was told that your company offered a different experience then other stables, but we walked one horse behind the next so other then the beautiful location, I was disappointed. Reggie Roy
  • Margaret Cunningham from Omaha, NE says...

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    Client name: 
    Margaret Cunningham
    Hometown: 
    Omaha, NE
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    September 27, 2010
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    horseback riding
    This was my second ride with you, and it was just as wonderful as the first. Joseph was my guide, and midway thru the ride, I realized that the horse I was riding was the same one as last year! I got a ride tailored to my riding experience, learned a little bit more about desert life, and heard some great stories! You can be sure on my next visit to the Phoenix area, I will ride again with Windwalkers.
  • Angie & Earl from near Columbus, Ohio says...

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    Client name: 
    Angie & Earl
    Hometown: 
    near Columbus, Ohio
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    September 24, 2010
    Location: 
    Black Canyon
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    Joseph, We had a wonderful time on our half day ride. Words can't express the degree of tranquility and adventure we found in the experience or the sense of renewal we came away with. We truly appreciate the time you and Shelly invested in coordinating our ride, and the friendship we found in you. We're already planning the next trip and hope to join you for the dessert in bloom (if Aerial and Nita will have us that is!) THANK YOU!
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  • Jennifer (NJ), Rebekah (AZ) & Bob (NJ) from New Jersey & Arizona says...

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    Client name: 
    Jennifer (NJ), Rebekah (AZ) & Bob (NJ)
    Hometown: 
    New Jersey & Arizona
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    September 11, 2010
    Location: 
    Cave Creek
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding - Guide: Milton
    We just wanted to thank you for an amazing, beautiful and unforgettable excursion. Nita, Snip & Levi were extremely well trained and a joy to ride. As novices, this was definitely appreciated, especially by my coworker Bob. :) The trails were fun, the views were spectacular, the sunset was breath-taking and our guide Milton was great! We were also lucky enough to be able to get a glimpse of a deer buck and his female. For anyone thinking of horseback riding with Windwalker Expeditions, please don't hesitate ... you definitely won't regret it!!! Thank you again for our wonderful memories!!! Sincerely, Jennifer, Rebekah & Bob
  • Eleanor Molyneux from Worthington, Ma says...

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    Client name: 
    Eleanor Molyneux
    Hometown: 
    Worthington, Ma
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    August 24, 2010
    Location: 
    Camp Creek
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    My friend and I were on a cross-country road trip, and were excited to find Windwalker on the internet. We are both experienced riders, and were looking for an advanced trail ride with well-cared for horses. We called the woman Shelly who books the rides about 10 different times, and she was very patient and helpful as she worked with our ever-changing plans and our financial constraints. She reminded us that we needed to be ready for a summer morning ride no later than 7am for the type of ride we were planning to do, which was helpful because he had not considered how hot it would get for the horses later in the day. Initially, we were worried about the price, but when our horses arrived with competition-grade tack, new shoes, and a healthy appearance, we knew our money was being well-spent on the upkeep of some tremendously athletic Arabians. I appreciated that our guide Joseph was punctual, professional, and willing to lend half-chaps along with the standard equipment. Joseph was very knowledgeable about the local landscape, and he was able to answer every science question that I, a teacher, could fire at him. I appreciated his connections with each of his horses, and it was indicative of the overall high quality of horsemanship and care that are hallmarks of Windwalker. We enjoyed our walk-trot-canter ride, and were especially grateful for Joseph's willingness to stop for photo and video opportunities. I hope to be back in the are again to experience the desert as only Windwalker can facilitate. THANK YOU!
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  • Jen Persico from Buffalo, New York says...

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    Client name: 
    Jen Persico
    Hometown: 
    Buffalo, New York
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    April 18, 2010
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    This is definitely NOT one of those boring horseback rides where your horse walks around in a circle with its head at the bum of the horse in front of you! It is truly a great experience! Our guide, Bill, and his lovely horses provided us with a breathtaking ride in the Tonto National Forest. Bill was very knowledgeable about the Forest, the horses and countless other things. He was a genuinely terrific guide. Like you, we didn't really know what to expect and were a little nervous about booking online etc - take my advice - book your trip now - you will be thrilled.
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  • Shane & Michelle from Anthem, AZ says...

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    Client name: 
    Shane & Michelle
    Hometown: 
    Anthem, AZ
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    March 14, 2010
    Location: 
    Humbug and Pero Bonito Mine
    Adventure type: 
    Jeep, Ghost Town, Gold Panning, Mine Tour
    We had a great time visiting the ghost town of Humbug, Arizona. Few people ever get into this remote area because the private property is impounded by a locked gate. We breezed in with the Windwalker folks through some pristine Sonoran desert, navigating the Jeep down a deep canyon, and through a roaring creek, into Humbug, a hidden jewel. Many well-preserved 1930s buildings, machinery, and impressive stoneworks were in view, along with some ruined stone structures dating back to the original 1880s miners. We spent some time strolling around the "neighborhood," which held many photo ops and mysteries. David, the friendly caretaker, spent several hours explaining the region's geography, geology, and pioneer mining stories of the small settlement, as well as demonstrating how to pan for gold in Humbug Creek. We even found a few small particles of gold! Later, we safely ascended a white-knuckle road up into the surrounding mountains, taking in the incredible views, finally stopping at the Pero Bonito mine. Several shafts and tunnels are in the area, and we took a walk of surprising depth into an untouched mining tunnel where David showed us the evidence of successful mining there. It was amazing to consider how hard men have worked to extract precious minerals from deep within the Earth. A mountain lion even watched us (from a long, safe distance!) before disappearing. We definitely want to go back! Shane & Michelle Anthem, AZ
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  • Lynn Larremore from Houston, TX says...

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    Client name: 
    Lynn Larremore
    Hometown: 
    Houston, TX
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    February 21, 2010
    Location: 
    Camp Creek, Tonto NF
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    A Blast. Although I grew up riding extensively, I haven't been on horseback in decades and was pleased that nothing had been forgotten. The Quarter Horse I rode was great, never a hiccup. I have hiked the general area we rode, yet the numerous trails gave me the sense that I had never been in the area. Joseph knows all the trails and varies trips according to each rider's capability and desire. Windwalker is an obviously Professional group dedicated to giving their guests the best experience possible.
  • Kuperman Family from Scottsdale, AZ says...

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    Client name: 
    Kuperman Family
    Hometown: 
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    March 18, 2010
    Location: 
    Seven Springs
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Ride
    I took my husband for a horseback ride for our wedding anniversary. I even had him "arrested" at his work. He had no idea what to expect. We rode for two hours and had a blast. Our guide, Barry, was amazing!!!! I highly recommend this adventure for anyone looking for a fun, exciting experience. Windwalker Expeditions was a wonderful company to go with. They even had the champagne with the guide for us to open at a lookout to toast to our anniversary... Thank you Windwalker for the amazing horseback ride adventure..This was truly the best anniversary gift to give!!
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  • Deborah Achen from Calgary, Alberta, Canada says...

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    Client name: 
    Deborah Achen
    Hometown: 
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adventure Information
    Location: 
    McDowell park, Arizona
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback riding adventure
    As an experienced horse owner and rider, I had a fantastic time with Susie on a 5.5 hour ride on Arial on Feb 24 in McDowell park. It certainly more than met my expectations and was just like being out on my horse in the mountains where I live (Calgary, Alberta, Canada), with a girlfriend for the day. It was my first time in Scottsdale, and truly the highlight of my vacation. No other horse "rental" ride that I have ever been on came close to being the "real" thing like this was. Arial was a perfect lady, forward and willing (and in shape), but attentive and well-trained. Of course, I enjoyed the scenery and the location too. I have to say, I was a little nervous at first about going out in the desert with a "guide" I discovered on the internet!!! But, no worries the second I met Susie. I can't wait to come back another time and try another venue! Thanks too to Milton Joseph for the time he spent on the phone with me talking about the various venues and for matching me up with Susie and Arial.
  • Jennifer Hort from Verona, Wisconsin says...

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    Client name: 
    Jennifer Hort
    Hometown: 
    Verona, Wisconsin
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    February 19, 2010
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest in Arizona
    Adventure type: 
    full day horseback riding trip
    Despite a few mixups at the start of the day and the late start I had a great time. The weather was beautiful and Barry was a wonderful and informative guide. Smoke was a pleasure to ride. The countryside is simply breathtaking and horseback was a perfect way to experience it. I am looking forward to a return trip with friends! Thank you to Barry, Smoke and Shelly!
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  • Katherine Blackstock-Vargo from Desert Ridge, AZ says...

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    Client name: 
    Katherine Blackstock-Vargo
    Hometown: 
    Desert Ridge, AZ
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    February 14, 2010
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest in Arizona
    Adventure type: 
    Advanced 2.5 hour horseback ride
    I highly recommend this marvelous ride to experienced riders! My husband is an intermediate rider and I am very experienced, yet we were able to enjoy this customized ride together. We were each given a horse and tack equivalent to our skills and the guide was wonderful at giving me plenty of opportunities to canter and gallop on a very eager and fast horse, all the while keeping my husband at a slower pace. I cannot express how much we enjoyed the ride, the spectacular scenery and knowledgeable patient guide (Joseph).
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  • Lyndsay from Rockford, IL says...

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    Client name: 
    Lyndsay
    Hometown: 
    Rockford, IL
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    January 3, 2010
    Location: 
    Indian Mesa
    Adventure type: 
    Photography Workshop
    We had a GREAT time with Dan during the full day photography workshop to Indian Mesa. I am new to photography, but the tips that Dan gave me during the trip created amazing pictures!! My husband and I both enjoyed the drive out to Indian Mesa, the hike, exploring on top of Indian Mesa, and all of the information that Dan gave during the entire trip! We have traveled quite a bit and have done a variety of "excursions" but this is one of the best yet! We highly recommend this trip!!!!!
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  • Julie Kroeker from Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada says...

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    Client name: 
    Julie Kroeker
    Hometown: 
    Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada
    Adventure Information
    Date of Adventure: 
    December 4, 2009
    Location: 
    Tonto National Forest
    Adventure type: 
    Horseback Riding
    Hello there from frozen Alberta! Apparently we were the coldest place on Earth on Sunday at -45C. I'm not sure that I believe it but ... brrrr! So I am very much wishing we were back in Arizona. I just wanted to send a quick thank you to Debbie (& Tequila) for the lovely ride she took my husband and I on in the Tonto National Forest. I was very excited to get back on a horse after many years of not riding and I have to say was a little nervous of the talk of climbing "mountains" (being from Alberta and the Rocky Mountains - our definition of mountain is a little different) but we managed just fine. I enjoyed my time very much with Star - her little jumps over the gate were very sweet and she sure is a nice girl to ride. My husband Steve also enjoyed himself immensely and had a great time getting to know Cowboy. Debbie - we went to Harrold's Corral as you suggested - it was great! Thanks again and hope to see you again soon!
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