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Address: Mendocino, CA
Phone Number: 707-877-1834
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Activities: Horseback riding
Description: This 11 acre ranch rents out horses for beach and mountain trails.

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Best part of our vacation so far!

We had a fabulous ride on a stunning beach, soaking up the sun and the salt air. I can't imagine how this experience could have been any better. Toby, our guide, had a wealth of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We had a fabulous ride on a stunning beach, soaking up the sun and the salt air. I can't imagine how this experience could have been any better. Toby, our guide, had a wealth of information about the local area. She had selected perfect horses for each of us, and the horses could not have been gentler. We rode along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were visiting Sea Ranch for a family girl's trip and a cousin recommended Ross Ranch and specifically the beach ride. We were so glad we followed his advice! John and Tori were so great! The horses were well behaved and well suited to their riders of all skill levels. The views - stunning!! Reasonably priced too. We will be... More 

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Boyce, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Experiencing the beautiful California coast on horseback with the family-owned Ross Ranch is simply the best!!! My husband, a less experienced rider, and I, a more experienced rider, were very well matched with excellent mounts. We both enjoyed the stunning scenery along the beach. John and Tobi were outstanding, knowledgeable and fun guides. We can't wait to go again.

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I visit my family in the Manchester/Gualala area twice a year. ROSS RANCH will now be added as a "family tradition" each time we come. My husband & I took our Grandson's (2 very small 7 & 10 year old's). John & Toby instructed with a firm, but gentle hand, & did not baby, the boys. We would recommend this... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

It was a spectacular ride along Manchester beach. We crossed over streams, gazed at waterfalls and beautiful surf. My mule "Magic" was big, strong, smart, and easy to ride. Our guide Tobi was friendly and I highly recommend the Ross Ranch horseback ride tours. My wife and I were thoroughly satisfied with the experience.

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went on the beach horseback ride after a weekend B&B in Elk, Ca. (20 min ride south of Elk, Ca) on our drive back to the Bay Area. What a wonderful treat is was. Our female guide was FANTASTIC!! There was only one other couple on our tour, which was nice. Make sure to call for... More 

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sacramento
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Amazing. Perfect 2 hrs, beautiful scenery riding down a mountain and then right along the water. The staff was great. Had a fun time joking with them. Everyone guaranteed to have fun doing this. All about good times and good memories. This was 100%.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

This was my first time on the horse and for my kids maybe second. The owner Tobi was the most courteous on the phone, providing me patiently with answers to some of my unusual questions. She also texted me a very detailed directions to the ranch because of the lack of the cellphone service in the area. We took a... More 

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Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We must have had absolutely the best riding on the beach, the views were stunning. Tobi was very friendly and welcoming, horses were nice and well behaving even for beginners and well taken care of. They seemed to be in good condition. There were 2 beginners and couple of experienced riders and unfortunately it was just boring for experienced riders.... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Very poor experience. John did not seem to care if we liked the trip or not. He just seemed to be putting up with us. The horses were good, though.

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Address: Mendocino, CA
Phone Number: 707-877-1834
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Mendocino

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