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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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Fun day of horseback riding

What a gorgeous view of the ocean when you reach the top of this mountain trail! The horses were good natured and the trail was scenic. Our guide, Jesse, was very nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Wargrave, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The family did a 1.5 hr ride into the hills. George was a really nice guy and all of the people we met were very friendly.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Did the 1.5 hr horseback ride with my family. Great trail ride through shade of forest and up to vista with great views. Guides were helpful and professional. Great price for the area.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What a gorgeous view of the ocean when you reach the top of this mountain trail! The horses were good natured and the trail was scenic. Our guide, Jesse, was very nice & knowledgeable.

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Palm Desert, California
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38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We try to visit Circle Bar B once a year for a horse back ride. If we lived closer we'd be there more! They have entertaining guides, I found it especially nice that my family was together and it was just us. He kept us talking and having fun the whole way. The scenery was beyond compare and we could... More 

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Gilroy, California
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71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This review is for the Horse riding experience only. We did not stay at the ranch due to the high cost. We were lucky the day we went, there were only 6 people riding so it felt more intimate. We found nice, cool weather. I wish I can remember the name of our host/guide, he was the nicest of the... More 

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We just visited the Circle Bar B Stables for a 1 1/2 hour horseback ride in the Santa Ynez Mountains. This place is terrific! My two step-sons wanted to go on a ride and off we went to the Circle Bar B Guest Ranch and Stables. This review is for the stables only - we did not stay at the... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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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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Address: 1800 Rufugio Road, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805-968-1113
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta

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