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Address: 1800 Rufugio Road, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805-968-1113
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Activities: Horseback riding
Description: Go horseback riding on some of the finest trails and horses in the Central...
Go horseback riding on some of the finest trails and horses in the Central Coast! We offer horseback year round, with rides ranging from 1 1/2 to 4 hours!
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Scenic and friendly horseback riding

Recently took our family here for the sunset ride. We loved it! All the staff are very friendly and patient with the younger riders, and our guide Jimmy was knowledgeable and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Simi Valley, California
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Simi Valley, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Recently took our family here for the sunset ride. We loved it! All the staff are very friendly and patient with the younger riders, and our guide Jimmy was knowledgeable and talkative. The horses are well taken care of and trained. We felt safe and the trails take you through some very picturesque backcountry with oak and sycamore trees, stream... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We enjoyed a private four hour ride. The scenery was beautiful, the guide very friendly, and the horses were well cared for, good mannered and gentle. Book direct and not through a broker such as Captian Jacks, you will save money by booking directly with Circle B. The trail ride was mostly up and down the mountain, I has wished... More 

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Gilroy, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This place was a great find. A gem buried int he mountains near the coast. We went horse back riding here. The handlers were friendly enough. We took the 1.5 hour tour, it was just the two of us and our guide. They pick the horses for you. The scenery is beautiful. I can't remember our guides name, but he... More 

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boston, ma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have visited here to go on trail rides two times now and have not been disappointed. Our recent ride in December included sunny skies and clear views for miles. For $50 you get 1.5 hours of great riding in the Santa Barbara hills with awesome mountain/ocean views. Our teens have loved it each time, getting to chat with the... More 

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My daughter and I went on a wonderful trail ride with an engaging trail leader, nice staff helped us on the horses and a small group that we could get to know. It was a nice trail with beautiful trees, creek (if it had rained I am sure there would be water in it) and we went tot he top... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Having owned and ridden horses most of my life, I knew this would be a fairly sedate ride, however I wish I'd read the reviews and realised how sedate. My boyfriend (who is a 'novice' but a competent one, and definitely capable of more than just a slow walk if given proper instructions) and I took the private 2.5 hour... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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117 reviews 117 reviews
46 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Ensure you do the half day trail ride; the trail is an excellent mountain trail that allows you to see most of the surrounding grounds and if you're lucky you get to see the ocean from the top of the mountain. I insist on you striking up a conversation with your guide; there are some real cowboys there and they... More 

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Santa Barbara, CA
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150 reviews 150 reviews
30 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I attended the Circle Bar B dinner and theatre and thoroughly enjoyed it. An incredible intimate 90 seat theatre with quality actors and a fantastic buffet dinner made for a really enjoyable night out. Highly recommended.

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I and our two kids (11 and 8) went horseback riding here today. It was ok. The ride was much hillier than they said it would be. There are no waterfalls due to the draft so it wasn't really that pretty of a ride. Our guide Joe was very gruff and not patient. He did not take... More 

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San Gabriel Valley, So. California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband had been looking for something different & interesting for us to do while in SB on our recent anniversary trip. He came across the dinner theatre here. It was terrific, though my one complaint, man those seats need new cushions/upholstery!!! Tough to enjoy the entire show when you just cannot get comfortable in your chair! Otherwise the show... More 

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