October 18th BBQ Tour

Food, Music & Fun Ride like a cowboy (or cowgirl!) on our 2 hour evening ride to Mt Hollywood, with 360º views of Los Angeles and a great view of the famous Hollywood sign. After the ride, head back to the ranch for a catered BBQ and live country music. BYOB BBQ Tour     When: Saturday, October 18th @ 4, …

Day Tours | $40/1Hr. | $60/2Hr.

Take a 1 or a 2 Hour guided tour through the hills of Griffith Park.  From this 5,000 acre park in the heart of Los Angeles you will see the famous HOLLYWOOD sign, Griffith Observatory and Downtown Los Angeles. Make a reservation or just come on up and we’ll take you out.   One Hour …

Evening 2 Hour Tour | $75/per person

All tours in the evening are by reservation only at 4, 4:30 or 5pm. Evening 2 Hour Tour $75 per person Evening Tour A two hour tour to the peak of Mount Hollywood, with gorgeous 360º views of Los Angeles. *Available everyday except BBQ nights.     *240 lb. weight limit is strictly enforced Click …

Dinner Tour | $100/per person

All tours in the evening are by reservation only at 4, 4:30 or 5pm. Dinner Tour $100 per person Evening Dinner Tour This is a beautiful 4-plus hour tour that takes you on a round trip covering over five miles of trails through Griffith Park, stopping for dinner at the Viva Fresh Mexican Restaurant in …

Proposals

Sunset Ranch offers one of the most unique proposal opportunities available. Take a two hour private ride to the top of Mt. Hollywood where you and your soon to be fiancé can step down from your horses to enjoy the view from the highest point in Griffith Park.   $300 for evening proposal ride Evening …

Therapeutic

Los Angeles Therapeutic Riding The Children’s Ranch http://thechildrensranch.org/ Moved by the positive effect that horseback riding had on her own daughter, who has epilepsy and related learning disabilities, Jackie Sloan, and her family, made it their mission to bring therapeutic equestrian programs to children and teens of all abilities – right in the heart of …

Helmet Rope Boot

Helmet Troxel Sport http://www.troxelhelmets.com/products/sport It’s really hard to know where to start when looking for your first helmet.  There are a lot of companies that sell ‘em so if your looking for an inexpensive, good looking and safe helmet . . . The Troxel Sport is my suggestion.  The Sierra and Legacy Gold are also good helmets but for …

Reading Materials and Online Resources

Reading CHA COMPOSITE HORSEMANSHIP MANUAL http://cha-ahse.org/store/products/CHA_Composite_Horsemanship_Manual_-_PERFECT_BOUND.html The Certified Horsemanship Association has one of the most comprehensive and well organized manuals out there.  It’s really too bad that more people don’t know about this.  It’s organized into four sections that will take you from novice through advanced riding.  I’ve found this to be my go-to manual …

Hoof Picks

Very often I get a new student picking a hoof saying, “I don’t want to hurt her.”  Usually I say something to the effect of, “She weighs one thousand pounds, don’t worry about it.  Ferriers use knives to shape the frog so these dull picks won’t hurt her even if you try.” Pick’s I like: …

BBQ Tours | $95/per person

Available on the third Saturday of each month.  This is a two hour tour up to the highest point in Griffith Park, Mount Hollywood, for breathtaking 360º views of Los Angeles which ends back at the ranch for a festive BBQ, which includes food, music, and fun! $95 per person *240 lb. weight limit is strictly enforced