Behind the Scenes: Day 1 Cave Creek

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By Jim Carr By Jim Carr
By Jim Carr By Jim Carr
By Jim Carr By Jim Carr
By Jim Carr By Jim Carr
By Jim Carr By Jim Carr

Shoot Date: 
Monday, December 13, 2010

Producer's Notes:
We decided to ease into our shoot schedule by capturing a beautiful sunrise at the MTM Ranch in Cave Creek, Arizona. Arriving at 6:30am, it was still pitch dark. 

Suddenly, owner and all around wild woman Patricia Motley came roaring down the dirt road, hopped out of her truck and gave us the news:  the cowboy she had lined up to do our shot was a no show!  But she came dressed and prepared to cowgirl up! 

Patricia boasts that she can teach anybody to ride and I dare anyone to prove her wrong.  MTM provides guided trail rides in the High Sonoran Desert.  The good folks there also provide a variety of services like training and lessons.  The area is breathtaking and Patricia is an Arizona treasure!

Shoot Location:
MTM Ranch
43001 N. Spur Cross Rd.
Cave Creek, Arizona
480.488.4538 |

Fun Facts:
Patricia said an area bobcat likes to chill on her porch.  It’s been spotted sitting on the big chair there!

This isn’t the first time Patricia’s MTM Ranch has been a featured location in a 3TV image promo.  In 2008, it was used as a setting for Scott Pasmore in our “3TV The Place With More News” campaign.