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Address: Mendocino, CA
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+1 707-877-1834

This 11 acre ranch rents out horses for beach and mountain trails.

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Best horseback riding experience EVER!

We met Tobi at Manchester Beach for an unforgettable and amazing horseback ride on the beach. Tobi was extremely helpful and a wonderful guide for the afternoon. This was my... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Sparks, Nevada
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Sparks, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We met Tobi at Manchester Beach for an unforgettable and amazing horseback ride on the beach. Tobi was extremely helpful and a wonderful guide for the afternoon. This was my husband's first time ever on a horse and he felt very comfortable on Cowboy. I was super happy with Caddy, who liked to linger back and then trot to catch... More 

Thank chalmershm
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Tobi led us in a small group to ride on the beach, and it was phenomenal. Easy to find the starting location by the side of Pacific Coast Highway, and plenty of easy parking along the road there. I had never ridden a horse on a beach before, and her instructions to all of us were clear and made the... More 

Thank JanZlovestraveling
San Anselmo, California
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

We did a wonderful beach ride on a blustery, cold Saturday. The horses were solid, even tempered and bomb-proof. The waves were crashing high up on the beach with foam flying up and down the sand and our horses took it all in stride, making this a lovely, relaxing and scenic ride. Our guide, Tobi, was friendly and had all... More 

Thank Annette K
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were visiting the Northern California area and going to leave the next morning. My girlfriend had really wanted to go horseback riding but everything we found was 4-5 hrs away. She found an add for Ross Ranch, so I called, spoke with a very nice lady Tobi, who said that they were only doing beach rides today I explained... More 

Thank Michael B
Muncie, Indiana
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A big thank you to Tobi for working us in for a ride on the beach. We had a great time. It was an excellent opportunity for our kids. I'm pretty sure they both wore smiles the entire trip. Don't miss this while visiting the Mendocino coast!

Thank jjfouts
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the 90 minute horseback ride on the coast. The owners were very kind and patient and accommodating to all skill levels.

Thank Lindsay R
Auburn, California
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

My husband and I enjoyed the beach ride. Toby and John are the perfect guides for inexperienced riders and especially children. The horses are well-chosen for each rider. The beach was deserted and we rode for over an hour. Highly recommend.

Thank Janet R
Eureka, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Gentle Horses who know the trail well. The trail starts and ends on a trail near a cliff. I admit it made me nervous at first. It was only my 2nd time on a horse. First time was about 50 years ago! Guide was very helpful and reassuring. Views and uncrowded beach is beautiful. My "saddle" was very sore by... More 

Thank jazzyg55
Mendocino, California
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

My daughter and I recently enjoyed this ride on a Saturday afternoon for her birthday. It's also been a desire of mine to do a horseback ride on the beach, and the Mendocino Coast is the perfect setting. The owner was great and friendly. The horses were gentle and kind, we didn't experience any problems with the horses and they... More 

Thank Sapphire M
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Awesome ride along deserted beach and plateau above the Pacific Ocean. Great excursion for the entire family. The views are spectacular! The horses are sure footed and accustomed to the sand and surf.

Thank Scott J

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