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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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Amazing Beach Horse Ride

Great experience and we did the beach ride. We were lucky we had good weather which helped. Saw breeching dolphins and I had the horse, Magic. Very easy to lead and a gentle soul... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great experience and we did the beach ride. We were lucky we had good weather which helped. Saw breeching dolphins and I had the horse, Magic. Very easy to lead and a gentle soul. I would highly recommend booking this, if you are into riding horses. You can be a novice and need no experience.

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We enjoyed this riding experience! Most in our group were very inexperienced (probably averaged 3 horseback rides among the twelve or so of us). Unfortunately my husband, two teenagers, and me were not able to ride close to each other due to quirks of the horses (Gus likes to be out front, Caddy is pokey and also likes to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was our second trip, and it was just as breathtaking and exhilarating as the first. John and Tobi are the best horseback guides I have ever experienced. I cannot recommend a better thing to do if you are staying anywhere close to Sea Ranch/Gualala or north. The massive 5+ mile beach is gorgeous and the trip up and down... More 

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

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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