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Madonna Inn Trail Rides

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A must do experience!

Wonderful all the way around. After reading some of the reviews making complaints, I can explain... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Alamo, California
Great experinece, worth the money

Family of five, they had a horse suitable for all of us. Felt very safe, great ride. were happy to... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
London, United Kingdom
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20 Jul 2017
“A must do experience!”
2 May 2017
“Great experinece, worth the money”
Madonna Inn Trail Rides offers guided horseback rides on the Madonna Ranch. Our beautiful scenic ride will accommodate any level of rider! Our horses are safe and gentle, and the wranglers are very knowledgeable. We love our horses and we know you...more
100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5408
+1 805-305-5470
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wonderful all the way around. After reading some of the reviews making complaints, I can explain. Basically if you have your own horses and trail ride a lot you will not be impressed by this 1 hour ride. The horses simply walk slowly along in...More

6  Thank BettinaStarr
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Family of five, they had a horse suitable for all of us. Felt very safe, great ride. were happy to take photos. Behind the Madonna Inn......a must visit for the pink champagne cake.

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Pismo Beach for Fall Break & wanted to do something different with our almost 13 year olds. We were all a little nervous about riding as none of us have any experience, but we had such a great young guide called Diego....More

1  Thank Athienitou
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My husband and I signed up for a guided tour around 1pm. I got to ride Freckles and my husband rode Huckleberry. Both horses were very well behaved, mellow, and easy to ride. Both my husband and I have ridden many times in the past,...More

Thank HoneyLea
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The horses are very well fed and happy, SUPER mellow and they listen well to commands. Almost like they were sedated (they're not, they just have very chill personalities and are well behaved). This is perfect if you want to take someone out for the...More

Thank AurelieHarley
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I brought my daughter and three of her teenage friends to the coast for her 16th birthday and thought it would be fun to include riding at the Madonna Inn Trail Rides. They all had a WONDERFUL time. The horses are well cared for, the...More

1  Thank Emily D
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I wanted so desperately to give this a good review. The horses were sweet, the experience itself was beautiful and my boyfriend and I had a lot of fun. That being said, I told the girl in charge that the last time I'd been on...More

4  Thank Elizabeth S
madonnainntrailride, Owner at Madonna Inn Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2015

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Great guides is what we have built our reputation on. This guide no longer works here, but we encourage you to come back and get the experience you deserve!

Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed at Madonna Inn and booked a trail ride on short notice. Very friendly staff. They have about 30 horses. Horses are mostly on auto pilot and trot along the path in single file. Nice views along the way. Most suitable for absolute beginners.

Thank YPOS
Reviewed 15 September 2015

this was such an amazing experience. the tour guy that took us out was so friendly and he knew so much about horses. I would highly recommended.

Thank tutties
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went on the trail today with our 7 year old daughter, who had never ridden before. The horses were chosen according to our riding ability, but really the trail is a leisurely walk up the Madonna mountain on a set path...More

2  Thank Travel_Snob_07
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Response from AurelieHarley | Reviewed this property |
I believe when we called they said 7 and up best, but they can accommodate smaller kids by leading the horse if it's a private group. We didn't request or pay for a private group but got one anyways as no one else was signed... More
18 June 2015|
Response from madonnainntrailride | Property representative |
Rides are open daily, weather permitting. The guided tours are 1 hour long scenic rides.