TOUR 1: BEACH & BLUFFS HORSEBACK RIDE IN SANTA BARBARA
This truly special and romantic beach ride engages safe, high-quality retired show horses and is guided by professional horse trainer Charlie Picerni, a noted Santa Barbara horseman. The ride starts in the scenic foothills of Montecito and traverses down to an exclusive beach (tide permitting) in the Santa Barbara community of Summerland. The stunning sea and shore views are unforgettable. Guests have the exclusive opportunity to ride the surf along a secluded stretch of California's glorious gold coast. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is easy to access off Highway 101 just south of Santa Barbara. All rides are private and by appointment.
Rides subject to varying conditions including tides, city ordinances regulating beach access and weather. Alternate routes through the Summerland foothills also available.
Private Beach Horseback Ride Overview
- 1.5 hours guided horseback ride from the Santa Barbara foothills to a secluded Summerland beach
- Expertly-guided ride on seasoned and safe show horses with noted horseman Charlie Picerni
- Guests must arrive at designated location in Summerland 15 minutes prior to scheduled time
- The preferred vendor for top hotels throughout the region
- All rides are private, $125 per person and by appointment. Groups of up to 6 people available.
- Summer Beach Ride hours begin May 1 with morning Beach Rides daily at 8:30 am and Evening rides at 4:30 pm, tides permitting.
- Winter Beach Ride hours begin November 1, and can be scheduled throughout day, and at the guest's convenience (tides permitting)
- Mountain Trail Ride hours are available all day, year around and by appointment
- All rides are by appointment
- Book online and or by phone. Call 805-688-5984 or contact here
- Gratuities appreciated.