Nevada Horse riding

Our most recommended Nevada Horse riding

Wild West Sunset BBQ Dinner Horseback Ride

1. Wild West Sunset BBQ Dinner Horseback Ride

Enjoy spectacular views of Nevada’s Southwest Desert as you canter off on horseback under the setting sun. Later, feast on a mouthwatering barbecue dinner. This one is right out of the movies, but you will be the one riding off into the sunset. The Wild Wild West Scenic Sunset Dinner Ride begins with a pick-up at your Las Vegas hotel. Upon arrival, friendly ranch hands will greet you with smiles as big as Texas and the warmth of old Nevada’s hospitality. Once you're saddled up, you're set for a grand adventure into the most majestic country on earth. You'll be treated to views of Nevada’s desert wilderness, land revered by generations of Paiute Indians and legendary cowboys of past times. Enjoy the wildlife sightings of jackrabbits, hear the lonely howl of a coyote, and watch a spectacular sunset you’ll never forget. It is the chance of a lifetime to be a cowboy, and the only activity of its kind in Las Vegas. Back at camp, you will settle around the campfire and enjoy a barbecue dinner of steak or mesquite grilled chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, dinner rolls, and a slice of real American apple pie.

Las Vegas: Horseback Riding Tour

2. Las Vegas: Horseback Riding Tour

Leave the Las Vegas slot machines and party lifestyle behind as you head off on a peaceful horse ride in the Nevada desert. Ride through Rainbow Gardens with its red rock formations that were created at the same time as the Grand Canyon. Don't worry if it's your first time on a horse or an experienced rider, this is a great way to explore the desert and feel like a cowboy for the day for beginners and experts alike. Meet your guide at a ranch in the desert and get paired with a horse to suit your skill level. Receive a short introduction from your guide on riding and learn how to mount and dismount your horse correctly.  When you feel comfortable, jump on the saddle and set off on a scenic horse ride through the desert. You can even see an inactive volcano not far from the Lake Mead area.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Ranch Tour with Horseback/Wagon Ride

3. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Ranch Tour with Horseback/Wagon Ride

Explore beyond Las Vegas by enjoying a true Wild West Adventure! Begin with a complimentary shuttle pickup from your Las Vegas hotel. Enjoy a photo stop at the Hoover Dam, a modern marvel of engineering. From here, your journey will bring you to the historic Grand Canyon Western Ranch, first owned by a genuine cowboy outlaw in the 1880’s. Once you arrive at the ranch you’ll partake in your chosen activity. Explore the land, see the sights and feel the old west heritage while being guided by a real cowboy. Hear stories of the land and see the herd of resident buffalo. Enjoy lunch and live cowboy entertainment. Your purchase includes your choice between a 45-minute horseback ride or a ride in a covered wagon.  Horseback Ride: Experience a guided horseback ride where you will see the icon of the west, the buffalo, roaming in its natural environment. All the horse rides are designed for beginners; the horses are gentle and well trained and suitable for ages 9 and over. Pony rides available for ages 8 and under. Comfortably seated in your authentic western saddle, follow your guide through the Joshua Trees lining the historic Mormon Trail and up to Buffalo Point. Take photos of the wild buffalo and enjoy panoramic views of Spirit and Iron Mountain. Covered Wagon Ride: Climb aboard a covered wagon drawn by two beautiful Belgian Draft Horses. Go back in time as you follow the old Mormon trail as the pioneers did long ago. As you climb through the Joshua tree forest your cowboy guide will provide tales of the history and wildlife of this historic ranch. On arrival at Buffalo Point, get your first views of the majestic icon of the west, the buffalo. Enjoy the opportunity to see these animals that used to roam the plains in their millions, and hear the story about their near extinction.

From Las Vegas: Maverick Ranch Breakfast and Horseback Ride

4. From Las Vegas: Maverick Ranch Breakfast and Horseback Ride

After an early start to a fantastic day out, this tour will give you a glimpse into the western cowboy life with a ranch breakfast and ride into the rising sun. You'll be picked up early from your Las Vegas hotel and driven out to the Maverick Ranch. Upon arrival, the ranch hands will pack up the horses and take you out on a ride where you can admire breathtaking views of the nearby mountains. Riding along the same trails traveled by early explorers and cowboys, you'll get an authentic feel for ranch life. Once you've worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy an authentic western-style breakfast back at the ranch. After filling up on eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, potatoes, ham, toast and orange juice, you'll be dropped-off at your Las Vegas hotel.

Las Vegas: Sunset Horseback Riding Tour with BBQ Dinner

5. Las Vegas: Sunset Horseback Riding Tour with BBQ Dinner

Get away from the neon lights of Las Vegas with a guided horseback tour through the mountains just outside the city. Explore a scenic trail with your guide, take plenty of fantastic photos, and enjoy a BBQ dinner in the evening. Meet the calm and beautiful horses, saddle up, and get ready for your adventure. Explore the Rainbow Gardens trail with a scenic backdrop of mountains and canyons. Admire numerous picturesque vistas and learn more about local history from your guide, such as the stories of the first pioneers that founded the city of Las Vegas. Afterward, head back to the site for a hearty BBQ dinner of ribs served with all the fixings and pie for dessert.

Las Vegas: Desert Horseback Riding Tour with Breakfast

6. Las Vegas: Desert Horseback Riding Tour with Breakfast

Leave the Las Vegas slot machines behind on this horseback riding tour in the the Nevada Desert only minutes from the Strip. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get a photo taken with your horse to remember your day.  Be greeted by your guide at the horse ranch and meet a well-trained horse that suits your riding skill level. Receive a short introduction from your guide on riding and learn how to mount and dismount your horse with ease.  Jump into the saddle and begin your horse riding experience in the pristine desert. Look for local wildlife like coyotes, foxes, geckos, falcons, and hawks. Keep an eye out for the over 30 varieties of plants that are native to the area.  Sit down to a breakfast with a cheese omelet, potatoes, and banana bread.Beverage included. Return to your starting point at the end of the tour. 

Las Vegas: Joshua Tree Forest Horseback Ride with Lunch

7. Las Vegas: Joshua Tree Forest Horseback Ride with Lunch

Be picked up from Las Vegas, Laughlin, or Kingman, Lake Havasu Cities, and travel to a historic Western ranch only 20 minutes from the Grand Canyon. Here you’ll start your horseback ride through the Joshua Tree Forest where the corraled Buffalo roam. Get acquainted with your horse and start your ride along the forest trail. Follow your experienced guide through Joshua Tree and see buffalo roaming around in their natural environment. As your ride continues, you’ll travel up the trail to a higher elevation, where you’ll be able to see blossoms that are 600 years old. Along the way, enjoy panoramic views of the Joshua Tree Forest. Stop for lunch at an authentic Western ranch once owned by a bank/train robber where a cowboy will sing old Western tunes. Join in for a song or dance, as you experience what the Old West was like.

Virginia City Day Tour From Lake Tahoe

8. Virginia City Day Tour From Lake Tahoe

Enjoy a full-day bus tour to Virginia City from South Lake Tahoe and discover a historic town along the Pony Express Trail. A tour guide will share the history of the city, once a boomtown of the mining industry. Discover how pioneers explored and settled the area after the discovery of silver and gold. Upon arrival, you will go to the F Street Train Depot to ride on the historic Virginia and Truckee Railroad, a 7-mile round trip through Wild West country to Gold Hill and back. After the train ride, proceed to the main C Street and Delta Saloon, established in 1859, where you can enjoy the Old West atmosphere before exploring the tiny but historic town, dominated by the piercing spire of the St. Mary in the Mountains church. Other highlights include the Mark Twain Museum, western wear stores, gold and silver stores, and a chance to go into a real mine.

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What people are saying about Nevada

A wonderful experience. It was our first time horseback riding and the horses were well cared for, calm and relaxed. Our 6-year-old son wasn't afraid, everything was explained to him and us very well and the guide Colby was a very nice cowboy. Unfortunately it rained heavily during our ride and we were soaking wet and frozen through. Colby then drove us to a cabin nearby where we could wait for the taxi. Conclusion: We would do this tour again and again, but next time we would drive to the meeting point in our own car, since there is hardly any reception in the mountains to book a taxi or Uber.

Charlie was a kind & knowledgeable guide. He answered all of our questions, and my granddaughter had a lot of questions! He pointed out some interesting facts and finds throughout the ride. I especially appreciated his kindness when helping me off my horse when I had a bad cramp in my leg! LoL I am so glad there is no footage of that incident! We will definitely be back! I am anxiously awaiting the photos that Charlie took of us on our horses!

We really enjoyed ourselves. It was very relaxing and the tour guide was excellent. Also the driver who picked us up and dropped us back off was very nice. I definitely recommend to anyone traveling to Vegas

Fab experience… the people are soooo kind and accommodating a great experience x

We had a great time very relaxing and beautiful horses!!