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Kenner Ranch Riding, Discovery and Development Center

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Address: 17550 Harrison Park Road, Julian, CA 92306
Phone Number: 760-473-5681
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Perfect activity for the entire family!

We had a group of 6 who went horseback riding and everyone from the youngest teen to the oldest adult had a great time. The family took great care to select the perfect horse to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
EffieKR
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Yuma, Arizona
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Norwalk, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We are family who love horses. We love to ride and go riding several times each year. Since we were visiting the Wolf Reserve in Julian we decided to go for little ride. Ranch host Kathleen is very nice and cordial, she gives great instructions for riding the horses HOWEVER......you will not get an opportunity to ride the horses using... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We had a group of 6 who went horseback riding and everyone from the youngest teen to the oldest adult had a great time. The family took great care to select the perfect horse to best match with the rider. I was very nervous to ride and our guide Kathleen was calm and very patient with me. She was able... More 

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1 Thank EffieKR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

My family of 4 loved this experience. Kathleen and her horses were so sweet, my youngest daughter who is 11 was terrified to ride the horse by herself since she has never done this before and Kathleen walked the horse while my daughter rode it. My other daughter who is 13 has always wanted to go horseback riding, so this... More 

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1 Thank mstina1976
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was our first horse back riding and we were not sure of the outcome. But kathleen made it so easy for us. She is very lovely lady and gave use a lovely time to enjoy. She knows a lot on horses and how would they react and she made sure we understand them well. It was my wife's idea... More 

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1 Thank Prashant S
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Kathleen set up a ride for my son and I in the Santa Ysabel Wilderness Preserve that was absolutely stunning. The horses were perfect, we enjoyed getting to know Kathleen and most of all, we had a fantastic time enjoying the natural beauty around us.

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4 Thank Ladibug4u
San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

To sum up the experience we had on a late December afternoon, safe and relaxing! Kathleen was welcoming even though we arrived late afternoon, and selected two very gentle and friendly horses for us. She came with us and answered all our questions with great background on the ranch and the local area. She clearly loves what she does, and... More 

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1 Thank Sanclementedave
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

We visited thr ranch back on 11/9 when we stayed @Wikiup B&B . Kathleen and the rest of the staff were VERY friendly. We had to wait a little around thr ranch for the next ride. But we got to look around and meet the horses. We learned that all the horses there are rescued. Each horse has its story... More 

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2 Thank MichCez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Hey kathleen, I have never met a person like you, who takes care of the horses with so much love and care as if they are your childs:-). I could really see and feel that the horses live a wonderful life and that they are happy. The ride was super and landscape beautiful!! I'm glad that we came today to... More 

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1 Thank Danielastehr
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband surprised me for my birthday and took me to Kenner Ranch for an hour and a half horseback ride. This was my first horeback riding experience and Kathleen could not have been more helpful and knowledgeable. The horses are all very friendly and the ride through the Julian scenery was beautiful. We even saw a deer and some... More 

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1 Thank summermarie62
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Kathleen, the hostess was excellent. We got lost and could not find the Ranch, she called us, directed us and finally came to pick us up from the location we could find. She is so nice to us, she offered sunscreen that we forgot to bring, she knew how to help both of us that we relatively new in riding.Kenner... More 

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