Horseback riding in Flagstaff, Arizona

My husband has always told me that Flagstaff, Arizona was beautiful and now that I’ve seen it, I agree. We didn’t expect to be able to visit Flagstaff during this trip because it’s February and we are trying to avoid snow. The great thing about Arizona is that we were able to be in the desert where it was almost 80 degrees and watch the weather up in Flagstaff. When we saw it was going to be mild, 60’s during the day & 30’s at night, we decided to spend four days at MCS Stables. Rod and Bonnie were great and Bonnie even took us for a guided trail ride. Check out this video of our ride and watch how many natural obstacles Newt got to practice on…and how he responded to meeting his first elk.



  1. jennht85 on February 9, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    Awe! I grew up in flagstaff, rode horses through those trees myself as a kid. I live in wyoming now but this video brought me “home” immediately. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Kristen on February 9, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    It’s amazing how beautiful life can be, framed by the ears of a horse!

  3. Brian Moser on February 9, 2015 at 11:29 am

    I talk to Diane at Best of American by horseback and see were Tom stay then she is going to call me back about the place in Norco CA that Tom Seay stay with his horse and theTrail there I might get a call back today or some time this week I will let you know

    Sign Brian Moser Wangler for Best of American by horseback

  4. Beth kane on February 8, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Stacy,prayers of admiration, so blessed to read your journeys, I’m always learning….
    Blessings to all…

    Beth Kane
    O H_ _

    • Stacy on February 8, 2015 at 12:40 pm

      Post a pick of your little guy sometime:)

  5. equestrianlifestyle on February 8, 2015 at 4:47 am

    Looks like a great place !

  6. rokmclno on February 7, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    Reblogged this on rokmclno and commented:
    Amazing story

  7. Lesia Lowe on February 7, 2015 at 8:41 pm

    lol…. Newt walking to the left looking to the right not taking his eyes off the elk…tooo cute…. now that’s side passing at its best….ya just gotta love Newt 🙂

    • Stacy on February 8, 2015 at 12:42 pm

      Yes, if you watch all of Newt’s videos (another new one today) you will clearly see why he didn’t go to the Grand Canyon 🙂

      • Lesia Lowe on February 8, 2015 at 3:09 pm

        oh great…. cant wait to see the video…..LOL….Newt makes me think of a toddler child…how everything seems so exciting…. you know what I mean???

      • Lesia Lowe on February 8, 2015 at 3:57 pm

        WOW!! … the landscape is breathtaking!!! …..Newt’s ears need their own youtube channel…. he seems to be enjoying the scenery as much as we all are!!! LoL

  8. Nancy Murphy on February 7, 2015 at 5:52 pm

    My sister lives in Flagstaff. Gorgeous place to ride 4 legged and quads. Glad you enjoyed it!

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