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Monterey Bay Equestrian Center

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Monterey Bay Equestrian Center
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We offer wonderful horseback rides along Monterey Bay. Our horses are well cared for and the guides are friendly and helpful. Our stables is located as published but our horseback rides on the beach are located at the Molera Lot of the Salinas River...more
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119 Monterey Dunes Way, Salinas, CA 95012-9772
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best trail ride I’ve ever experienced ANYWHERE in the world. The horses are beautifully cared for and the staff is so knowledgeable and pleasant. I’ve been visiting the Carmel area for decades and my only regret is that I hadn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We booked a beach ride with Equestrian Bay a couple of weeks before our visit to the Monterey area. The website map was easy to follow and communication with Michael via their website and email was super quick and easy. We met at the parking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angie G
Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

thank you for the review. Sorry we couldn't get the second ride in. We'd love to hear back the next time you're in town.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous setting, and Bridget/Karen made us all feel safe. I had my 2 kids who had some anxiety about riding as well as a very experienced rider in our group. She did a great job of making it a rewarding experience for all of us.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank samanddan42
Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for the review. I'll pass it on to the guides. We hope to see you again. We love pictures too.

Reviewed 1 August 2018

I had a lovely ride out on the beach last Saturday and really recommend the experience. I am on holiday from the UK on a road trip and it worked out that we would be travelling from Santa Cruz to Monterery so called the centre...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for the review. I'm glad you had such a nice time.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

very fun relaxing day to enjoy the ocean horseback riding!We will go again next time we visit Monterey!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rita D
Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

thanks, come back soon.

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

My wife booked this for me as a wedding present as I'd always wanted to ride a horse and it didn't disappoint! If you're gonna ride a horse for the first time, what better location than along the beautiful white sands of California! The whole...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ross D
Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

thank you very much. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

We were on a two week holiday which included driving down the Big Sur. While we were staying at a small B&B in Santa Cruz, I saw the flyer for this experience. It's something that my wife had always really wanted to do and was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Erin was our Guide and she was incredible! We were a group which included my daughters (ages 10, 12 and 13), and Erin did a wonderful job making them all feel comfortable and left them with lots and lots of smiles. Riding along the beach...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Wow, our best review yet! Thank you so much for taking the time to review. I will pass the sentiments on to Erin.

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Let Me Start Off By Saying That This Was The Highest Most Exciting Point In Our Entire Trip . My Boyfriend And I Had Never Rode Horses So We Were A Bit Nervous But Bridgette Was So Helpful And Kind , She Gave Us Some...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you so much for the review. We look forward to seeing you again. We'd love to see the videos and pics.

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Angela was our guide and she was extremely knowledgeable and very congenial. The horses were in excellent condition and each had his/her own personality! I rode Pepper (the pack leader) and my husband rode Torino and ended up on Dude. We are both experienced riders...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you so much. I always pass reviews to our staff so they can see how they impact a person's experience. Glad to see you had such a good one.

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What are the prices and different rides to choose ?
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Yes, they said it depends on the height and weight of each rider for the safety of both the rider and of the horse. It would be best to give them a call to discuss. What they told me is they can go up to 250 pounds for... More
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most people make reservations a few days or more in advance. please call during business hours any day.
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