By Travelzoo Staff
Trot through the Santa Monica Mountains above Malibu during a scenic horseback ride with Connemara Ranch. For $59 per person, take a guided 1.5-hour journey through the wilderness while passing native wildflowers, mountain streams, open fields and lookouts over the Pacific Ocean. This Local Deal -- an experience our Deal Experts tested and recommend for the breathtaking surroundings -- regularly costs $130.
Why we love it
- For $59 per person, take a scenic horseback ride through the Santa Monica Mountains above Malibu, regularly $130
- This 1.5-hour ride with Connemara Ranch boasts views of the Pacific while journeying past wildflowers, streams and fields
- Our Deal Experts were amazed by the stunning surroundings and pleased with how helpful the staff was when teaching us how to ride
It's suitable for all experience levels
- Connemara Ranch has been featured in The New York Times and Los Angeles Magazine's "Best of LA"
Sept. 14, 2012 - March 14, 2013
34342 Mullholland Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90265
- Start off at the stables, located on a 10-acre ranch about 45 minutes from Santa Monica or Studio City. You'll be provided all necessary equipment including saddle and helmet before embarking on the journey with owner and trail guide Talley Hutcherson, who has been featured in The New York Times. Instruction on the fundamentals of tacking and riding is provided before hitting the mountains' trails.
- There is a maximum of eight riders per reservation slot, which includes 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Riders of all experience levels are welcome.
The fine print
Vouchers can be redeemed starting Friday, Sept. 14, through March 14, 2013. Reservation required; subject to availability and weather conditions. To reserve a spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your desired time and day, and reference this voucher. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Valid Monday-Friday only. Must be at least 10 years old or older to ride. Must weigh 220 lbs. or less to ride. Voucher is subject to forfeiture if you cancel or reschedule your reservation with less than 24 hours' notice. See below for full terms and conditions.
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