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Sea Horse Ranch

#4 of 29 Outdoor Activities in Half Moon Bay Features Animals
1828 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1412
+1 650-726-9903
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Worst Experience ever

Let me start off by saying I'm not a professional horse back riding, but been on a horse a few... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amanda M
Our group had a blast!

We had one experienced rider and four that hadn't really ridden before. We all had dreamed of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Beachlovers_6
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Canton, Ohio
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Beautiful guided coastal trail and beach horseback rides on dramatic Coastal Equestrian Trail and Half Moon Bay's Poplar Beach. Minimum riding age is 7 years old. All rides appropriate for first time, moderately experienced and very experienced riders. Online reservations required, height/weight restrictions available online, check before booking. Barbecues available for groups of 10 people or more. Closing time ends with seasonal changes. Always open for early bird ride at 8:00 a.m., by reservation.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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“hour ride” (16 reviews)
“beach ride” (16 reviews)
“early bird” (9 reviews)
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1828 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1412
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+1 650-726-9903
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Let me start off by saying I'm not a professional horse back riding, but been on a horse a few times before. I was not upset that fact my horse was being resistant to my instruction. What made it a bad experience is how the...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had one experienced rider and four that hadn't really ridden before. We all had dreamed of riding a horse on the beach. This 1.5 hour ride was just perfect for us. We got to do a little trail, a little water, and a little...More

Thank Beachlovers_6
Willa C, General Manager at Sea Horse Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so so glad everyone had a good time on the beach and trail horseback ride. Part of the charm is how varied the trail and beach riding is--some real surprises along the way. We do hope you figure out a way to come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful 2 hour ride down to the ocean and back. The weather was perfect! The horses were gentle and dependable, the trails were well groomed and our tour guide did a good job. I am so glad that we took this ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...More

Thank TinaTravelstheWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew was fantastic. The horses were calm and friendly. And the trail was great to the beach. 2 hrs was just enough they also have 90 minute rides. I would go again. Larry was my horse.

Thank David G
Willa C, General Manager at Sea Horse Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks, David. Glad you enjoyed the ride with Larry. Do come back and see us again. Willa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fun ! Always wanted to ride on a beach. Staff is friendly and well organised. Bring your own bike helmets if you don't want to wear the shared riding helmets. Also, ask beforehand if you can ride together. Usually they order the horses, not...More

2  Thank AussieGirl001
Willa C, General Manager at Sea Horse Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your riding experience with us. We are pleased you enjoyed the beach riding. Good advice--let us know in advance if you want to ride with others--we'll do our best to make it happen. Hope you come...More

Reviewed May 8, 2017

The woman running the place was stubborn and very unfriendly. She scared the guides who on their own were really bad!!! Only single file riding, no trot or gallop just walking the horse, not possible to talk to your friends in the group, guides shouting...More

1  Thank jos_joaquinm
Reviewed May 1, 2017

First time visit and I was very pleased with the staff and the horses. The day was beautiful the trail had nice variety. Looking forward to our next trail & beach ride

Thank cleilani
Willa C, General Manager at Sea Horse Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed April 24, 2017

My boyfriend booked this for a date. I was super excited until we got there & I was told my tiny zipped up sling purse needed to stay in the car along with our phones and GoPro. We tagged along with a group of about...More

3  Thank CMitchell1989
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

OMG! My husband and I took our nine-year-old granddaughter horseback riding on the ocean which was truly amazing! My granddaughter had never been on a horse before and the staff there made her feel like she was the most important, the strongest little girl, and...More

Thank Annette I
Willa C, General Manager at Sea Horse Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Your grand daughter IS the most important! We couldn't be more pleased that this experience was enjoyed by all of you--and that it was so empowering to your little one. Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience--and to do it...More

Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

My 13 year old came to me after the ride and said "this was the best day of my life!". She loves horses and everything to do with them. She enjoyed the people and the animals at Sea Horse. She said the trail was great...More

Thank dbehel
Willa C, General Manager at Sea Horse Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

How terrific that this was an experience both Grandpa and Grand daughter could experience together and have such a good time. This is how we know we are on the right track. Thanks for taking the time to review us. We do hope your family...More

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NatDyer
Hi Is booking in advance essential?
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Jennifer Sue S | Reviewed this property |
They say it's recommended, but not always necessary.
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Walter W
How early do you need to arrive?
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Jennifer Sue S | Reviewed this property |
I would say 30 minutes.
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Paul G
What is the cost per person?
July 4, 2016|
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Response from Willa C | Property representative |
Depending upon which ride you take, and when you take it, the cost goes from $60 to $90. Thanks so much.
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