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Monterey Bay Equestrian Center

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119 Monterey Dunes Way, Salinas, CA 95012-9772
+1 831-663-5712
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Best Day Ever!!!

Looking for a ride along the beach then I highly recommend them. When we arrived we were helped by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fresno, California
via mobile
Highly Recommend

I have always wanted to ride a horse on the beach, and since we were in the Bay Area for my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Madison, Wisconsin
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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 State Beach. It can be found at the end of Monterey Dunes Way. Please rely on the directions found using the map to the beach link on our website.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
119 Monterey Dunes Way, Salinas, CA 95012-9772
+1 831-663-5712

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a ride along the beach then I highly recommend them. When we arrived we were helped by Bridgette. Funny lady that was down to earth. We saddled up and away we went on a hour ride. Raven and Erin were our guides. Great...More

Thank 634wendya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have always wanted to ride a horse on the beach, and since we were in the Bay Area for my birthday, we decided to check it off of my bucket list. After doing some research, we chose Monterey Bay Equestrian Center and are so...More

Thank kristinakmiller
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Nice, safe horses, though not your typical nose to butt trail ride you usually get. The ride along the beach was exhilarating with the cool ocean air.

Thank chefjade
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We are amateurs but these guys were great to use. It ended up we had our own private guide and a horse allocated per size, height and ability of the person riding. Then paired the horses that were used to each other. So plenty of...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time riding in the sand along a breath taking scenic view of the ocean. It's cool weather so bring a warm sweatshirt/ jacket. We are beginner riders and so we appreciated that the horses were very gentle and listened well. The...More

1  Thank Tonya V
Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you so much. I will forward this to our guides.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you are looking for a great beach ride, look into Monterey Bay Equestrian Center. They have amazing, well conditioned horses. This ride was perfect. Our guide was fabulous. Thank You Monterey Bay Equestrian Center for an amazing experience. I have ridden horses most of...More

Thank Beth M
Horseyeller, Owner at Monterey Bay Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Awesome review. Thank you so much. We love detailed comments from experienced riders, especially good ones.

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We did the 90 minute ride for $95/ea which is not only the best rate/minute in the area (we looked at a couple of other locations), we also had a great ride. The horses walked the beach at a nice and steady pace and were...More

1  Thank ethanjdelano
Reviewed 21 June 2017

this is way overdue as we were on an April-May trip but I wanted to recommend this company strongly. We had such a great ride on the dunes and then along the beach with 2 wonderful and appropriate for our level horses (Blue and Dakota)...More

Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Erin was our guide and she did a great job keeping us safe and making sure emergency had fun! Riding on the beach has always been a bucket list item, got to do it. Nice people and nice horses, beautiful scenery!

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Wonderful experience with excellent staff and service. Very helpful and well-organized. They even fit in a couple additional horses for some extra riders the morning of our ride and were able to safely accommodate multiple children from eight-years and up. Everyone enjoyed the experience.

1  Thank Greg S
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28 August 2016|
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Response from Horseyeller | Property representative |
most people make reservations a few days or more in advance. please call during business hours any day.
Omar K
6 July 2016|
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Response from Horseyeller | Property representative |
We don't take walk-ins. All reservations must be made over the phone. Our cancellation policy is 24 hours. If you cancel outside the 24 hours, there is no charge. If not, we must charge in full.
15 June 2015|
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Response from Horseyeller | Property representative |
The one-hour ride is $75/person and the 1.5 hour ride is $85/person.