PARTICIPATING HORSE FACILITY PROFILES

'A DAY OF WINE & HORSES' offers exclusive access to the great equine estates, training centers and breeding farms at the core of Santa Ynez Valley's flourishing horse industry. Each facility visit offers an invigorating opportinity to see the very best horses and horsemen at work in their element. Tours are managed by the staff of Equine Marketing Systems, a company of devoted horse-industry professionals who happen to also love their Santa Ynez Valley wine country surroundings. The unrivalled combination of great wine and horses makes for an enchanting tour that will both inspire and educate you with the best of 'The Valley of Wine & Horses.' Each tour is 3.5 hours long and includes scheduled stops at two horse facilities and two wineries. Lunch is provided during the morning tour and happy hour h’ors dourves are offered on the afternoon tour.

AYM ARROYO ARABIANS
Specializing in Arabian and Half-Arabian Saddleseat
Training, Breeding, Lessons, Showing & Sales

BELLA CAVALLI FARMS
This beautiful and multi-faceted facility offers a well-rounded look into the wonderful world of horses, from reining to Dressage and racing.

BILL PORCHER PLEASURE HORSES
Specializing in Arabian and Half-Arabian Western Pleasure
Training, Breeding, Showing & Sales

CIELO CELESTE FARM
This unique and thriving farm offers some of the nation's top Gypsy Vanner horses and Quarter Horse lines for breeding, show and sales.

DAY DREAM ARABIANS
One of nations’s leading breeders of Arabians for Halter,
Western, Hunter and Sport Horse competitions.

D RANCH PERUVIANS
This beautiful and peaceful facility offers expeptional quality Peruvian Horses ideal for those who prefer a quiet, seasoned mount.

 

LAVISTA FARM MINIATURES
One of the west coast’s leading breeders and exhibitors
of quality, registered Miniature Horses

RANCHO CHAHUCHU PERUVIAN HORSES
Specializing in imported Peruvian Horses,
Offering Training, Breeding, Showing & Sales

SANDY COLLIER TRAINING STABLES
One of the nation’s top Reining & Working Western trainers,
Offering Training, Lessons, Showing & Sales

TA DA EQUINE
Specializing in Arabian & Half-Arabians for Dressage, Hunter and Western. Offering Training, Breeding, Showing & Sales

TOMMY TOWN THOROUGHBREDS
Home to one of California’s most prolific racing programs
Offering Training, Breeding & Sales

VALLEY VIEW FARM
Home to Southern Cross Hunter/Jumpers and Susan Durr Drake Dressage. Offering Training, Lessons & Sales.

RIDING / TRAINING DISCIPLINES INCLUDED:

Arabian Horses in Western, English Pleasure & Sport Horse Training

Dressage Horses (Holsteiners, Oldenburgs, Thoroughbreds & Arabians)

Freisens Horses in Dressage & Combined Driving

Gypsy Vanners for Show and Pleasure Riding

Half-Arabian/Saddlebreds for English Pleasure & Saddle Seat

Hunter / Jumpers (Holsteiners, Oldenburgs & Thoroughbreds)

Miniature Horses for Breeding, Showing (in-Hand, Jumping & Driving)

Peruvian Horses in Breeding & Training Programs for Show & Trail Riding

Quarter Horses for Western Riding, Working Cow & Reining

Thoroughbred Racing Horses

 

BREEDS REPRESENTED:

Arabian Horses

Freisan Horses

Gypsy Vanner Horses

Half-Arabian/Quarter Horses

Half-Arabian/Saddlebred Horses

Hanovarian Horses

Miniature Horses

Oldenburg Horses

Peruvian Horses

Quarter Horses

Thoroughbred Horses

 

CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR: Each tour includes four stops: Two horse facilities and two wineries. Guest preferences for specific breeds and riding disciplines will be honored as available. Tours are designed around farm availability and requests made on a first-come-first-served basis. Specific locations can also be identified for the picnic/happy-hour location. All specific requests are subject to availability.

GROUP TOURS: Customized tours from 2 to 50 people available on request to Tours@WineAndHorseTours.com