Running Horse Ranch nestles in a remote, mountainous wilderness, where nature is still to be permitted nature. We are only a little bit more than one hour away from world famous Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.
Advanced, and intermediate horse riders exploring on surefooted Mustang and Arabian horses, adventurous dirt under the nail riding trails. Either you choose to discover some rugged mountain trails, trot windy, exotic desert roads, or we are heading to the ocean, riders can choose one of our day tours or buckle up and ride an one week adventure !
The ranch is family operated. Daniella, the ranch owner, lives with her three girls for the past 18 years on the ranch. She and the girls are equestrian and nature lovers and welcoming guests from around the world to share an remarkable riding paradise in the closer Los Angeles area!
They created for their beloved horses not only a most natural lifestyle, with plenty of shelters, large pastures and free feed, but also treating them with love and respect!
She, or one of her girls- will be your ride guide on your tour, you wish to choose. All riding tours are customized to insure for each rider an exceptional experience!
Please call 818 437 3546 or E mail for reservations:
Cross Country Trail Rides in California for keen, accomplished Riders
Possibilities for some fast pace, with technique challenges, while discovering mountains, ocean, and desert terrains. Our skilled equestrians are sure footed, cooperative, people friendly, and offer plenty of endurance to provide you with an unforgettable riding experience!
For our skilled little riders we have a wonderful fleet of ponies, which are respectful, surefooted and energetic.
Beginner rider’s, or folks with a few rides( Pony camp, some riding experience in the past while maybe on a dude ranch vacation) still enjoy a scenic cross country ride while out on our challenging obstacle course, and net work of trails right at the ranch.
Each horse- rider team will meet up in our ring first, to learn about each other. Riders will execute some groundwork with their assigned mounts, and the horse is allowed to get to meet the rider as well. Those short sessions make riders and horses very comfortable, which results in a fast bonding time, ensuring a wonderful ride out on the trail.
Horse Ranch in Los Angeles, California, USA
Wake up in your cozy cottage! Your scenic views featuring an overlook across horse pasture and a gorgeous backdrop of mountain vistas. The porch is an inviting hangout, after your ride- sit, relax, watch our wildlife, in the swinging chairs while having tea, coffee, or a refreshing cold drink during evening hours. There is a cowboy pool and fire pit. Plan a barbecue, while experiencing the famous California sunsets.
Our guest quarters is a adorable, cozy two bed, one bath, and has a small, but functional European style kitchen. Your cottage will be supplied with towels, bed sheets, and all utensils needed! For larger groups two additional bed rooms allow to bunk in four more people.
We are looking forward to welcome you.
Okay, you don’t want to ride a horse, but also do not want to miss out on an adventure to explore mountains, or desert?
All tours are lead by an experienced guide- No, we do not let your drive alone on our remote mountain terrain. Our tours are incredible scenic, and can be on few places technical. We use big machines, which are heading up with ease the mountain roads. Some climbs are going up to 10 miles! For your convenience all our machines are equipped with electric start, automatic transmission and four wheel drive. There is no shifting, except if you wish to go in reverse. We will provide you with detailed driving instructions, helmets, and gloves. Before you head out on the trail you will practice right here at the ranch on our bike trails!
Just bring a sense of adventure, and let’s have some fun!