San Diego's Premier Beach & Trail Horseback Riding
Relax your mind and invigorate your spirit with our expertly-guided beach and trail rides. Located just 15 minutes south of Downtown San Diego, our rides tour a beautiful River Valley Nature Preserve. Our Beach, Swim Adventure and Sunset Rides take you through the Preserve to the only beach in San Diego where you can ride a horse! Our Riverbed Ride is a placid escape into a little known part of San Diego filled with fragrant, lush greenery and occasional wildlife viewings. We take riders out 7 days a week with the last departure between 4 and 6:00 pm depending upon the season and tour. No experience is necessary. View our beach and trail rides.
Pony Rides and Petting Zoo
Inspire a lifelong love of horses in your little buckaroo with a safe and fun, hand-led pony ride. We are open Saturdays and Sundays from noon-4 pm and have ponies available for children under 8 years old who weigh less than 70 pounds. Our pony rides are specially designed for nervous, first-time riders and consist of three laps around a corral with an experienced guide. Got a herd of kids? We also offer our Pony Carousel with small, medium and large sized ponies. And it doesn't end with ponies - come pet a piglet, goat, chicken, bunny or other critter in our Petting Zoo. When you add up our scenic location, beautiful ponies and delightful petting zoo you'll quickly see that a visit to Pony Land is a lot more than just a pony ride - it's an affordable, fun, family outing that kids will remember for years to come. Take a tour.
Parties and Special Events
Searching for a memorable birthday idea? Book one of our Pony Land Birthday Party Packages! Start with a gentle, hand-led pony ride for kids under 8. If you have a group we also have our Pony Carousel. Then spend some time in our petting zoo with some of our amazing creatures including bunnies, a mini cow, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens and even some exotics including a peacock, camel and zebra! We offer a large western-themed picnic party area complete with ready-to-use picnic tables and a buckboard BBQ. Located just 15 minutes south of downtown San Diego, our ranch offers and easy escape from urban hustle and bustle. Give your little one a birthday memory they'll remember. We offer an array of options to create a magical party for anyone. We can also bring the ponies and pony carousel to you! View our Pony Land Party Packages.
Horses, Wagons, Ponies, Petting Zoo Event Rentals
Want to really deliver the wow factor for your next special event? Book a wagon. Our beautiful horses pulling a sparkling wagon will really set your event apart. We rent horses, wagons, ponies, our pony carousel and even exotic animals like Moses, our camel. We specialize in LARGE events. Our Clydesdales have no problem pulling wagons with up to 18 passengers and we have custom wagons for many occasions including a stage coach, hay ride, flatbed, bob sleigh and more. We have wagons that can handle bumpy terrain or take the heat of long parade routes. Don't need a horse? Many of our wagons are tractor drawn. We also rent white horses for weddings and other special events. We specialize in traditional Indian Barat Weddings and have richly detailed gold and red accessories. View our rentals info.
"Baby and Me" Infant, Toddler and Special Needs Classes
Spend time with your little one and promote creativity and confidence! Here at Pony Land we teach children how to properly socialize with our petting farm animals in a safe and controlled environment. Our classes incorporate music, art, play time and one on one animals interaction! Offering classes for little cowboys and cowgirls from 6 months up to 4 years old. Also have private groups and special needs animal interaction classes as well. We are wheelchair accessible and our animals are calm and kind and LOVE everyone. Whatever your specific needs are we feel confident we can accommodate them. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up private and special tours for children and adults! View our enrollment information.
Boarding & Training
Looking for a new home for your beloved equine family member? We provide full service boarding with many outstanding & unique amenities including feedings twice per day (alfalfa or bermuda), automatic waterers, stall cleaning 6 days per week, on-site manager. arena and round pen and much more. Our kid friendly, laid back facility is a natural community of horse people and very friendly for beginners. But best of all, our ranch offers DIRECT trail access to the beautiful Tijuana River Valley Trail System! Ride out of our back gate right onto amazing trails - including the ONLY beach in San Diego where you can ride your horse! We also offer a wide variety of riding lessons from beginning to advanced in many disciplines including western, dressage, working cow & horse, vaulting and more. Our experienced trainers can take you from beginner to expert in any direction you want to go. Get rates and more info.
Horses for Sale
Are you ready to buy? Over the past twenty years at our family-owned and operated ranch we have developed a top-quality breeding program supplying athletic & healthy American Quarter Horses to individuals and organizations. Through a combination of meticulous genetics, quality feed and vet care and experienced training & handling we cultivate healthy, sound animals fit for many uses. We also breed other animals including goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits and even some exotics. We stand behind our livestock and offer them at competitive prices. Our ranch is certified and we provide all documentation. See our current offerings.
Beach rides, wagon rides, pony rides, petting zoo, parties, event rentals and more - all just 15 minutes south of Downtown San Diego.
"This is the Best place to fulfill your dreams of riding HorseBack on the Beach! We had a fantastic time. Our Guide Connie was wonderful . The Horses are all beautiful and well behaved,. They are taken care of and Loved. I highly encourage anyone to visit and take a ride to the beach. You can even see the Border of Tijuana , Mexico. I will never forget this experience!" ~ Maeve F. from Nottingham, MD