Active Adventurehorseback riding
on California's beautiful Mendocino coast! Ricochet Ridge Ranch offers trail rides
on the beach, in redwood forests, and across miles of pasture to bluffs overlooking the Pacific. Riders of all experience levels, from first timers to competitors, are welcome and will be matched with one of our exceptional horses. Group rides to the beach, lasting an hour, leave at 10:00 AM. 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM daily. 1 hour, 3 hour, 4 hour and all day private rides are available by appointment. We also offer multiple-day custom riding vacations with or without accommodations and meals, and 6 week-long Redwood Coast Riding Vacations.
Age range, type of group
Riders age 6 and up are welcome. We can generally accommodate groups of up to 10 riders on all rides.
Sleeping and meals
Accommodations are available at a number of wonderful hotels, inns, and B&Bs nearby, and Ricochet can sometimes arrange discounted rates for Redwood Coast Riding Vacation and other multi-day vacation guests. Fort Bragg and Mendocino are full of great restaurants. For all day rides, we provide a picnic lunch on the trail.
Riders 6 and over are welcome. All riders must read and sign a release of liability. Riders under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the release, which can be reviewed and printed out from our website or obtained at Ricochet. All riders are very strongly encouraged to wear a protective helmet, which will be provided.
Daily group trail ride
s cost $55 per person.
Private 1 hour rides are $90 per person.
Private 3 hour rides are $150 per person.
Private 4 hour rides are $210 per person.
All day (about 6 1/2 hour) rides are $320 per person including lunch on the trail.
Redwood Coast Riding Vacations are $2675 per person double occupancy/$3100 single occupancy and include meals and lodging.
Custom riding vacation rates by arrangement.
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