Rancho Soñado - Amado, Arizona

Located in the Santa Cruz River Valley on the western flanks of the majestic Santa Rita Mountains, Rancho Soñada is a horse lovers’ paradise. Its location in Amado, Arizona is just 30 miles south of Tucson and is easily accessible by both air and car. 

Our facility offers:

  • Responsible staff
  • Lessons
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  • Mare Motels
  • Large Arenas
  • Over 6,000 acres of trails
  • Summer vacation
  • Green grass year-round
  • Horse safe fencing
  • Select Broodmare services*
  • Lay-up/recovery program


Managing Owner

Nan Walden ~ 520 444-6260

Resident Trainer

Shea Johnson ~  915 383-7521

Ranch Administrator:

Cheryl Schaefer
Office: 520 879-7420
Cell: 520 820-3299
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"You can never rely on a horse that is educated by fear.
There will always be something that he fears more than you. But, when he trusts you, he will ask you, what to do when he is afraid."

~ Antoine de Pluvinel
16th century equerry to King of France

Quality Horses and Boarding Facility

Rancho Soñado offers performance Arabians and Half-Arabians for sale plus quality boarding facilities for all breeds.

Whether you are new to horses or a seasoned showman, we have special horses that will be your most trusted partners!