We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kenner Ranch Riding, Discovery and Development Center

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Fun Riding

A beautiful ride through the countryside. Kathleen, the guide, was friendly, chatty and... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
robert g
via mobile
Great family riding experience!

We were a family of five - one senior, two parents and two small children (ages 5 & 7 years). We... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
Susan V
San Diego, California
Read all 26 reviews
All photos (16)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
17550 Harrison Park Road, Julian, CA 92306
+1 760-473-5681
Reviews (26)
Filter reviews
26 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshour rideriding experiencewonderful afternoonkathleenhorsesmeadowspersonalitiesdeercidermountains
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 26 reviews
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful ride through the countryside. Kathleen, the guide, was friendly, chatty and informative. The horses were nice a well kept. A pretty place for a slow family ride.

Thank robert g
Reviewed December 8, 2017

We were a family of five - one senior, two parents and two small children (ages 5 & 7 years). We thoroughly enjoyed our 1 hour ride through the woodlands and meadows of The Kenner Ranch. This was the first time my grand children had...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Hubby and I had such a wonderful experience on Sunday. From the time we arrived at Kenner Ranch, we felt so relaxed & welcomed. We opted for the 1 1/2 hour ride and we were so glad we did! We saw deer and either an...More

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I can not even put into words how amazing this trip was. My husband and I went to Kenner Ranch for an hour long ride and we were amazing by how relaxed everything was. Kathleen is an amazing lady and such an amazing person. The...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed March 17, 2017

We met Kathleen and the horses near Borrego Springs for a ride through beautiful Box Canyon, enjoying the flowers and the peace. The horses are beautifully trained and responsive, even though we were pretty rusty. Kathleen is a great travelling companion. A wonderful memory-maker!

1  Thank doctordonnanoble
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Took our girls for a ride and have never seen such big smiles on their faces. The property and guides are awesome. Will definitely come back!

Thank morgansherman
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We are family who love horses. We love to ride and go riding several times each year. Since we were visiting the Wolf Reserve in Julian we decided to go for little ride. Ranch host Kathleen is very nice and cordial, she gives great instructions...More

20  Thank Naninofro
Reviewed September 9, 2015

We had a group of 6 who went horseback riding and everyone from the youngest teen to the oldest adult had a great time. The family took great care to select the perfect horse to best match with the rider. I was very nervous to...More

2  Thank EffieKR
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

My family of 4 loved this experience. Kathleen and her horses were so sweet, my youngest daughter who is 11 was terrified to ride the horse by herself since she has never done this before and Kathleen walked the horse while my daughter rode it....More

3  Thank mstina1976
Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was our first horse back riding and we were not sure of the outcome. But kathleen made it so easy for us. She is very lovely lady and gave use a lovely time to enjoy. She knows a lot on horses and how would...More

1  Thank Prashant S
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Pine Hills Lodge
67 reviews
5.65 km away
Julian Lodge
144 reviews
6.09 km away
Apple Tree Inn
62 reviews
10.53 km away
San Diego Country Estates
103 reviews
19.77 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 28 restaurants in Julian
Julian Pie Company
488 reviews
6.35 km away
Apple Alley Bakery
176 reviews
6.27 km away
Mom's Pie House
296 reviews
6.26 km away
Soups and Such Cafe
145 reviews
6.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 50 attractions in Julian
Eagle and High Peak Mine
232 reviews
6.16 km away
California Wolf Center
92 reviews
1.54 km away
William Heise County Park
77 reviews
2.50 km away
Lake Cuyamaca
117 reviews
4.94 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kenner Ranch Riding, Discovery and Development Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines