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Address: 1555 Alamo Pintado Road, 918 D Avenue, Solvang, CA 93463
Phone Number: (805) 686-4002
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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
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Orange, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

If you are on Alamo Pintado road between Santa Ines and Los Olivos, you should stop and admire these adorable little horses in the field at their ranch. They are adorable and it only takes a minute or two to stop and admire their sweetness and beauty. Something you don't see everyday for sure.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This ranch, which specializes in miniature horses, is good for a stop if you're driving between Solvang and Los Olivos. Also if you're fond of horses, or have kids in the car. It's free and 100% unguided -- there didn't seem to be anyone in charge when we visited on a Saturday -- and our experience with miniature horses suggests... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We have stopped here many times and my kids love seeing the horses. Lucky enough this time that two babies were out in the field enjoying themselves and us :)

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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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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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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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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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