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Ross Ranch

#10 of 23 things to do in Mendocino Features Animals
Mendocino, CA
+1 707-877-1834
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Best horseback riding experience EVER!

We met Tobi at Manchester Beach for an unforgettable and amazing horseback ride on the beach. Tobi... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Sparks, Nevada
Unforgettable ride on the beach!

Tobi led us in a small group to ride on the beach, and it was phenomenal. Easy to find the starting... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
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Mendocino, CA
+1 707-877-1834
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We met Tobi at Manchester Beach for an unforgettable and amazing horseback ride on the beach. Tobi was extremely helpful and a wonderful guide for the afternoon. This was my husband's first time ever on a horse and he felt very comfortable on Cowboy. I...More

Thank chalmershm
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Tobi led us in a small group to ride on the beach, and it was phenomenal. Easy to find the starting location by the side of Pacific Coast Highway, and plenty of easy parking along the road there. I had never ridden a horse on...More

Thank JanZlovestraveling
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We did a wonderful beach ride on a blustery, cold Saturday. The horses were solid, even tempered and bomb-proof. The waves were crashing high up on the beach with foam flying up and down the sand and our horses took it all in stride, making...More

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We were visiting the Northern California area and going to leave the next morning. My girlfriend had really wanted to go horseback riding but everything we found was 4-5 hrs away. She found an add for Ross Ranch, so I called, spoke with a very...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A big thank you to Tobi for working us in for a ride on the beach. We had a great time. It was an excellent opportunity for our kids. I'm pretty sure they both wore smiles the entire trip. Don't miss this while visiting the...More

Thank jjfouts
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the 90 minute horseback ride on the coast. The owners were very kind and patient and accommodating to all skill levels.

Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My husband and I enjoyed the beach ride. Toby and John are the perfect guides for inexperienced riders and especially children. The horses are well-chosen for each rider. The beach was deserted and we rode for over an hour. Highly recommend.

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Gentle Horses who know the trail well. The trail starts and ends on a trail near a cliff. I admit it made me nervous at first. It was only my 2nd time on a horse. First time was about 50 years ago! Guide was very...More

Thank jazzyg55
Reviewed 16 May 2016

My daughter and I recently enjoyed this ride on a Saturday afternoon for her birthday. It's also been a desire of mine to do a horseback ride on the beach, and the Mendocino Coast is the perfect setting. The owner was great and friendly. The...More

Thank Sapphire M
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Awesome ride along deserted beach and plateau above the Pacific Ocean. Great excursion for the entire family. The views are spectacular! The horses are sure footed and accustomed to the sand and surf.

Thank Scott J
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The previous answer was spot on, the folks who run the place are great, and will work with you if you need other accommodations, would highly recommend the visit to Ross Ranch