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Quicksilver Ranch

#10 of 53 things to do in Solvang Features Animals
1555 Alamo Pintado Rd, 918 D Avenue, Solvang, CA 93463-9756
+1 805-686-4002
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Not to be missed-and FREE

If you are on your way to Los Olivos, you must stop to see the cutest things you will have seen... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Priscilla G
via mobile

The little ponies are very adorable and a must see for all ages. The sight of them will make anyone... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Average14%
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“mini horses” (19 reviews)
“quick stop” (6 reviews)
“no charge” (4 reviews)
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1555 Alamo Pintado Rd, 918 D Avenue, Solvang, CA 93463-9756
+1 805-686-4002
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are on your way to Los Olivos, you must stop to see the cutest things you will have seen in a long time. It is true, it is free. Just pull in the driveway and park for a few minutes. You won't be...More

Thank Priscilla G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The little ponies are very adorable and a must see for all ages. The sight of them will make anyone smile. The babies are very cute and like to romp. A very short distance from Solvang and worth the drive.

Thank PatticakeK
Reviewed 24 April 2017

As you drive between Solvang to Los Olivos, Quicksilver Ranch is on the left(west) side half way between the two areas. It's free to go see the stables and Ranch. It has several large pastures where the miniatures horses live and play. If you're really...More

Thank CaptainHollywood
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This farm is located in a beautiful area and is home to numerous mini horses. Upon arrival you simply enter the public entrance, park in the gravel parking area, and are then free to wander around and look at the mini horses. It's a very...More

2  Thank Ari37
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I am so thankful we only live 40 minutes away from this wonderful Miniature Pony farm in Santa Ynez, California. These beautiful animals are fun to observe in their big pasture. They are playful to watch and friendly. You can take a FREE tour of...More

Thank Marla B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

What a fun stop for couples, kids and families. Driven by for years but never stopped. It is a great way to see how these little miracles live and you can tour the facility on a self guided tour and it's free! Great photo ops...More

1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We loved seeing the mini horses at this place. Great stop along the way and you don't need to allow much time to enjoy the place.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We arrived after 3 p.m. on a weekday after it closed. Even though we missed the regular visiting hours, we still enjoyed our visit. My horse whispering husband got one of the little guys near the fence to come over and visit with us. It...More

Thank VegasBling
Reviewed 4 December 2016

So nice of Quicksilver to allow public access to their minis. Nice for a quick stop to see mini-horses hanging out and eating grass. Great they allow viewings for free. I'd love some kind of interaction to be offered for a fee.

1  Thank Kimmey C
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend some time with kids outdoors & see the mini horses. Its free. And there's a great playground down the street too.

1  Thank Sarah C
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Is the Quick Silver Ranch open for tourists to visit the on 12/26-12-28?
14 December 2016|
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Response from mariposa67 | Reviewed this property |
This is a ranch that has a long driveway that you drive down and park along the side or just inside the Ranch area. There is no one there and there's no payment required you just get out and look at the horses. We were lucky... More