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$32 -- Scenic Horseback Ride on the Pacific, Reg. $50

Sold out - This deal was published April 19, 2013 and sold out May 27, 2013.
$32 -- Scenic Horseback Ride on the Pacific, Reg. $50
By Travelzoo Staff
Take a 90-minute ride along the picturesque Mendocino coast, an area of Northern California The New York Times says is unique for its "profound natural beauty and fierce independence." For $32, regularly $50, this trip leaves from Ricochet Ridge Ranch, two miles north of downtown Fort Bragg.

Why we love it

  • For $32, regularly $50, horseback ride along Ten Mile Beach with Ricochet Ridge Ranch
  • The 90-minute ride takes you through MacKerricher State Park and right onto the beach
  • The park's dramatic headlands and arresting vistas receive a glowing 4.5-star Yelp rating
  • Ricochet's owner Lari Shea has been a riding instructor for 32 years
  • Pick between English- and Western-style riding
  • Look for wildflowers along the trail as they come into bloom this spring


April 19, 2013 - June 28, 2013


Ricochet Ridge Ranch
24201 North Highway One
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(See Map)
Tel: 707-964-7669

What's included

  • The ranch has been operating for more than 25 years and receives a 4.5-star rating from more than 100 TripAdvisor reviewers. Upon arrival, riders are greeted by the friendly staff, who evaluate comfort and experience levels before pairing riders with their horses.
  • The 90-minute guided ride follows a trail through MacKerricher State Park to Ten Mile Beach. Most of the ride is spent riding along the beach where you may stroll in the surf before heading back to the stables. Be on the lookout for migrating whales (through mid-April) and sea lions sunbathing on rocks just off shore.
  • Rides are daily at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m; all levels of experience are welcome. Private and longer rides are available directly through the merchant.

The fine print

Update: The merchant has now opened up availability on Memorial Day (May 27). Not valid on any other holidays or holiday weekends. Vouchers can be redeemed through June 28, 2013. Reservations are required. Arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time. Children must be 6 years old. Subject to weather conditions. You'll be asked to provide information regarding age, weight and experience level when making a reservation. Rides are daily at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$32   $50
36% off
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Ricochet Ridge Ranch
95% Enjoyed Ricochet Ridge Ranch
95% (174 ratings)
Sold out at
11:59 p.m. CT on May 27
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95% Enjoyed Ricochet Ridge Ranch
(174 ratings)
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Apparently,I didn't ask enough questions prior to booking. I assumed we could gallop our horses once on the beach. We were advised to stay in a walking single file line. Kinda boring....

Carolyn, our leader was personable. If we return we'll book a private ride which allows for a bit of galloping, although expensive.

Nov 30, 2014 Mark CA, United States

Being on the beach, and the staff was so kind and helpful

May 29, 2014 Robert California, United States

Our guide and I'm sorry, but I forget her name. She was extremely friendly and telling us about the local area. She also found the perfect horse for my 17 year old son who has never rode and for myself. I had a couple bad experiences with horses in the past, but she found the perfect horse for me to ride.

Our family enjoyed the beach ride. It was relaxing and fun and I would love to do it again.

May 15, 2014 DEBBY California, United States

They tailor the ride to meet the individual's ability and type of ride they wish to go on. You have the choice of riding in the redwoods, the beach or both.

The staff is friendly and very eager for you to have an enjoyable experience. Best riding facility I have ever been to. There are no negatives with this promotion.

May 08, 2014 Linda California, United States

Fun experience. Very friendly staff.

May 04, 2014 John California, United States

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24201 North Highway One
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Tel: 707-964-7669

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