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Address: 1555 Alamo Pintado Road, 918 D Avenue, Solvang, CA 93463
Phone Number: (805) 686-4002
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Mini Horses

Hardly anyone there when we arrived but nice to be able to walk the grounds. Saw a foal that was only 3 days old. A true highlight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Kevin G
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Hardly anyone there when we arrived but nice to be able to walk the grounds. Saw a foal that was only 3 days old. A true highlight.

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We took the short drive here to see the ponies, and our daughter loved it. We had no expectations because we knew that there wouldn't be anything happening, and that this was not a guided tour. We did walk around for 15 minutes taking photos and watching the horses graze, but unfortunately, they didn't approach us. This is fine to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Located about 3 miles from the center of Solvang, this farm breeds and sells miniature horses. The horses roam free in several large fenced fields. Visitors walk along the outside of the fence and view the horses. Often if you stand near the fence, the horses will walk up to you. Stay a few feet from the fence and do... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you and/or your children like animals, here is a chance to see adorable miniature horses up close and personal and FREE. Even without children, this is a must stop place for us whenever we go anywhere in or near Los Olivos, Solvang, Ballard or en route up the Central Coast. Usually we try to come in the spring, because... More 

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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

They allow you to pet the ponies, tour the area, and when they are closed it is still amazing to just pull over on the side of the road and watch these playful little guys and girls. Owners and ponies are very friendly. Very serene area.

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Kingman, Arizona
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22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'm giving it a 4 because the services are limited. I would give it a 5 as to the horses. A beautiful setting on a very nice country road. Among vineyards and roadside lined with well groomed roses. Green fields and white fences, and the little Miniature Horses are beautiful. Fun to watch them play, and interact with each other.... More 

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Phoenix
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We enjoyed seeing and photographing the little horses. This was a free attraction but no one was in sight. Too bad they don't charge and offer a narrative and maybe pony cart rides for little children. We enjoyed seeing them but don't expect too much

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This isn't an "attraction" as much as a generous view into raising miniature horses. There are plenty to look at and depending on the season there are babies, pregnant mares and studs rearing to go! You may not be able to get too close if the horses are shy - they are animals for crying out loud - but bring... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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77 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Seeing these wonderful miniature horses at the Quicksilver Ranch very close to Solvang was a highlight for my wife and I. The ranch has a modern barn that we walked through. There were no horses inside since the horses were all outside in various fenced off areas for viewing. This barn was the cleanest I have ever seen. You could... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stopped by this place to see the miniature horses because my daughter is crazy about horses. The Good: No fee to see the horses, can walk around freely to see them, we even saw a baby miniature horse with its mommy. The Bad: There is no one there on the ranch to greet you, not sure if they offer... More 

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