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Ricochet Ridge Ranch

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Address: 24201 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Phone Number: +1 707-964-7669

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wish it could have been longer on the beach

Great staff and orientation for riders and non-riders. We watched a film and then had horse-side talk through. There was a nice walk through park land to get to the beach and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
South Carolina
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South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great staff and orientation for riders and non-riders. We watched a film and then had horse-side talk through. There was a nice walk through park land to get to the beach and along the sand road. The time on the beach was mostly just to take photos and then we turned around and went back. My body said it was... More 

Thank IrishGenie
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband listens...who knew?!? LOL I've always wanted to ride a horse on the beach, and he made that wish come true. The staff and the horses were amazing. The scenery was amazing and the horses were well kept and very gentle to a novice rider like myself. I rode a horse named Cloud, she was beautiful and patient. I... More 

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Had a great time. Booked only few days before ride, good website, showed up 15 minutes early, they were waiting for us, had us watch a video, adjusted helmets and sized up abilities. I rode the clydesdale, pretty exciting. I've ridden on the beach before, elsewhere and this was comparable. Super sweet staff, and good pace. Everything I would expect... More 

Thank debbiemailme
Ogdensburg, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My weeklong equestrian vacation at ricochet Ranch was excellent because of the quality of horses , the management and the owners. The new owners take great care of their horses. The trail rides and beach access is beyond compare! This place is really going to go places !!! The owners and staff are willing to accommodate you whether it's changing... More 

Thank Virginia S
Athens, Ohio
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15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Spent a week riding the Ricochet Ridge Ranch horses with a guide on the beac and in the woods; Fantastic scenery, people and horses

Thank AbbeyMorgan1990
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place. People are very nice and helpful. We did the one hour ride. I was expecting a little more than what we did but then again it was my first time riding a horse on the beach. Was hoping to walk along the water. Still good place to checkout. Place definitely need a bathroom. The one they... More 

Thank Jenia C
Zürich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Having done some trail riding in the US we did not expect much as most locations do not cater for real horse people (we have our own ..). I have to say - it was a super nice experience ! GREAT, well trained horses which probably had not the perfect time in the past carrying tourists, but the new owners... More 

Thank Johannes R
San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

On our vacations we always try to include a horseback ride as we have a son with special needs who just loves to ride. We have ridden in some wonderful places, but never gotten to ride on the beach. The weather was perfect and the guide was great! We had a very enjoyable ride and I would definitely recommend it.

Thank travelintheusa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I had high hopes of an afternoon ride on the beach. Three hours of trying to contact someone, leaving voicemails and waiting at their office on an open day proved fruitless. Only communication we ever got was from a local we found that said ownership has changed recently and the service has really gone downhill. Good luck... More 

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Jake L, Owner at Ricochet Ridge Ranch, responded to this review

We’re very sorry that you had difficulty reaching us. We try to answer the phone between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. every day, and when we can’t, we try to respond to voicemails the same day we receive them. If you left a voicemail that wasn’t returned, our apologies. This time of year we are very busy, and sometimes all... More 

Novato, California
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Great place to go on a trail ride or ride on the beach ! Good staff and horses for all levels .lots of fun , groups or private rides .

Thank MNelsonNovato

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