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Due to COVID 19 restrictions we are only offering guided tours, petting zoo and pony rides BY APPOINTMENT. Please call us for same day reservations.
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We are short staffed due to COVID and have limited availability. Please make your reservations ahead of time if possible. Especially for weekends.
San Diego's Premier Trail Horseback Riding
Relax your mind and invigorate your spirit with our expertly-guided trail and beach 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. Beach Rides are Subject to Closure by the State Park, please call for availability
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 and have ponies available for children under 6 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. Please call to schedule
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.
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. 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. Click here for available horses.
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