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Ricochet Ridge Ranch

24201 N Hwy 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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Ranked #2 of 11 activities in Fort Bragg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Equestrian Trails
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Dothan, AL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We visited with three boys, ages 8, 10, 13 and did a "private ride" on the beach. This was money worth spending since riding, on one of the most beautiful stretches of beach in the world, was definitely an experience. Our guide, Vida, was personable during the ride and very competent. The horses were well trained, and pretty calm, although... More

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Citrus Heights
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I haven't ridden in years and one never had. The staff was exceptional with getting us prepared and comfortable. Our trail guide, Angela, was very friendly and informative. She spoke of the local landscapes and area along the way. Our horses, Roller, a smallish Clydesdale, and Malega, the Queen, were both fun and easy to ride. The weather was perfect... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The staff was friendly and very accommodating to your skill level. The trail was beautiful! This is a great trip for kids and adults. Hold out for a sunny day if possible!

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Oroville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I took my mom and i on a trip to fort bragg. While there we went to Ricochet ridge ranch to live one of our dreams, to ride a horse on the beach. The ranch workers were so nice helpful and very patient. The horses are so well trained and mine ( Natasha) seemed to enjoy the ride and beach... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went in the morning but not the first ride out. The safety video was informative. We had 9 riders of all types, those who had ridden and those who hadn't. We all had a lot of fun and it was beautiful riding along the beach.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We went at 4:00 and the horses just wanted to eat the grass on the way to the beach. A couple of the horses couldn't be next to each other and got very frisky and I feel off! Not sure why they put them together with us,when it was only the 4 of us riding,they should have used another horse.The... More

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Lari, Owner at Ricochet Ridge Ranch, responded to this review

I'm sorry you fell off your horse, and very thankful you weren't badly hurt. Although the 4 horses being ridden on your trail ride have been doing this together for many years uneventfully, sometimes animals can act unpredictably. I do hope your next horse riding experience is more fun for you! More

Rocky River, Ohio, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went on a 1.5 hour morning ride to the beach in a group of 6. All of the horses were easy to ride, and clearly well cared-for. There was an odd, old instructional video at the beginning before our ride, with way too many details, which made me concerned that the upcoming ride wasn't going to be very fun... More

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Loveland, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a really fun and informative ride on the beach. I would do this again! Very professional company and it shows in how they care for their horses.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I've ridden with Ricochet Ridge Ranch on several all day rides and have always enjoyed it immensely. Vida has always been a fantastic guide chock full of info and pleasant conversation and made sure both riders and horses were well looked after. I've traveled extensively and riding through the Redwoods with Ricochet Ridge Ranch and Vida was up there with... More

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Campbell, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I started horseback riding when I was a kid back in the Midwest on my Grandparent's farm... and then in the military in Italy on the beaches at the top of the boot. I'm way out there and beyond, in terms of age, but I still enjoy going for it! Fortunately, my daughter found the Ricochet Ridge Ranch when she... More

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Lari, Owner at Ricochet Ridge Ranch, responded to this review

I'm super glad your second ride with us was again super fun! And Kiddo, I think riding horses helps keep us young. A woman once rode with us for a week when she was 97 years young... so you and I have lots to look forward to, eh? Lari More

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