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San Diego Beach Rides

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A Dream Come True

Since I was a little girl, I had always dreamed of riding a horse on the beach at sunset. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mklynch06
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Chicago, Illinois
Private 3 hour ride

This visit was really enjoyable. As a person with horses normally when go on these types of trail... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
sghorse
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Decatur, Illinois
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San Diego Beach Rides is a full service stable offering horse rentals on the trail and the beach. Riding lessons offered with riding instructors who teach all disciplines and levels of rider. Hand led pony rides and petting zoos offered for children...more
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2606 Hollister St, San Diego, CA 92154-4311
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I was a little girl, I had always dreamed of riding a horse on the beach at sunset. This dream became a reality a few weeks ago when I decided to book a sunset ride at San Diego Beach Rides. Our tour guide was...More

Thank mklynch06
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We picked the sunset ride whose fee has a little bit of a premium. We left at about 6, got to the beach at about 7, and returned about 7:45. With it being June and longer days, we really were not out there during sunset...More

4  Thank michtsao
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This visit was really enjoyable. As a person with horses normally when go on these types of trail rides they are not so fun for us advanced.. But they offered 3 hour rides and private ones as well. Which we took advantage of and enjoyed...More

3  Thank sghorse
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We saddled up and met our horses – mine was a draft horse called Pam (named after Pamela Anderson), and my husband had a lovely horse called Molly. We mounted and headed off on the trail towards the beach with our guide. Pam was a...More

Thank NeonVenables
Reviewed 19 April 2018

our daughters bucket list included a horse ride on the beach. so be it !! we live in L.A area so its not available anywhere here. Caroline took us out, she was very nice and we all talked and laughed. we actually rode the beach...More

1  Thank hugh b
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our ride. About 6 miles round trip, takes about 3 hours. The guides were very nice, talkative and informative. The animals are all well taken care of. There is a petting zoo on site with some exotic animals. They...More

1  Thank montecarlo5542
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I have longed to ride a horse on the beach. We asked the hotel to recommend, they named a place. We went there. The owner was most indifferent said he was too busy. Didn’t see a person inside. He did however recommend San Diego Beach...More

4  Thank alexipuppy
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I have always wanted to ride a horse on the beach. We have horses but do not live near the ocean. I heard about Beach Rides at Imperial Beach and decided to give it a try! We had a great time. The guide was personable...More

1  Thank Alyce L
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful private beach tour led by Nyna. I had a great horse that was responsive and well mannered. The scenery was beautiful and I thoroughly enjoyed my time. Highly recommend and look forward to going back next time in the area.

Thank LyonSTravellover
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited Pony Land yesterday and had a great time. I just wanted to thank Kathy for being so wonderful. Here is a little photo of our daughter on Dapple. Despite her serious demeanor, she had a really good time! We will definitely be back.

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Stephanie R
26 April 2018|
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Response from montecarlo5542 | Reviewed this property |
The weight limit is 250 lbs. I think I remember the guide saying the minimum weight is 90 lbs. They have a large staff working at the ranch. I recommend calling and asking for specific details.
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trixy004
28 July 2015|
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Response from horseinaround2013 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello Our rides are walking only, however they are private so it would be just yourself and a guide. We do not do any cantering or galloping on our tours. Please visit our website for information about our different tours... More
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