60 | 90 | 120 minute ride Experience
Enjoy a horseback ride through the vineyard at Cass Winery, experiencing the different colors of the changing seasons. Backed by rolling hills and surrounded by vines, this ride has mild terrain, great for the beginner or timid rider allowing those to relax and take in the scenery. The second half of the ride drops into the riverbed which has deep sand, allowing for us to pick up the pace for the more experienced riders. Ride then turns into a single track trail that takes the riders through some gorgeous big Oak tree sections. The ride circles back around and completes at the Cass tasting room, where guests can savor phenomenal food offerings and not only complimentary wine tasting for the adults but also complimentary gelatos offered for all minors. Perfect for large parties and family’s who want to experience horseback riding , great food & wine all in one splendid location.
1.5 hour ride / sunset ride
Enjoy our Newest Hilltop-Vista horseback ride overlooking Cass Vineyards and Winery. Explore trails through grassy rolling hills of the Estate Private Property, while traversing along the mountains tops you will take in the most stunning panoramic views of Paso Robles. This ride hits all the terrain elements and changes in scenery making it a highly diverse, unique ride. This is our only ride we offer that is available for the Sunset ride start time (departure time depends varies by season). So if you are a confidant rider and looking for a exciting experience and photo opportunities of a lifetime, this is your ride!
2 Hour Experience
Enjoy a very scenic, hilly vineyard two hour horseback riding excursion circumnavigating the historic Halter Ranch Vineyard on the west side of Paso Robles. The ride takes you around the large pond, wildlife corridors and all 281 acres of the vineyard, which has amazing views of the 2000 acre property. Hop off and tie up at the halfway point to be served a personal cheese and charcuterie plate and start your tasting at a remote hillside picnic table area which overlooks the vineyard, winery and tasting room, created exclusively for the horseback tours. Finish the ride in the very grand Halter Ranch tasting room to finish enjoying your full tasting of all the current release wines. This is an elite property and winery, which makes for a very special horseback riding experience.
1.5 Hour Ride / 2 Hour Experience
Enjoy a lush, woodsy horseback ride around the Calcareous Vineyard Estate on the prestine west side of Paso Robles wine country. This ride takes you around the property which features 480 acres of incredible hilltop views of downtown Paso Robles, the surrounding country side and vineyards. The ride also takes you through dense canopys along the creek bed, rich in vegetation and wildlife. Calcareous is known for its unique soil, as well as open land which allows the wildlife to run free. We offer either a 1.5 hour ride loop or The 2 hour experience features a half way stopping point, picnic table spot where you hop off and tie up and are served your private tasting overlooking the Vineyards and the beautiful Paso Robles wine country. This ride is great for those who seek a very authentic trail ride experience on a breath taking piece of land, paired with complimentary fabulous wine tasting.
2 hour experience
Enjoy a unique, more technical, single track trail ride around the front side of Santa Margarita Lake, which lies just south-east of the historic town of Santa Margarita. The trail is very dense with trees keeping it mostly shaded and allows the vegetation to stay much greener than other trails in the area with an abundance of seasonal wildflowers. The ride is a loop, with many switchbacks and steep elevation changes. It takes guests high above the lake, showcasing spectacular views of the lake and rock formations. This is for the, a bit more advanced/confident rider and caters to those who are looking to experience a visually interesting , remote excursion in a stunning location. Comes with complimentary wine tasting at Ancient Peaks tasting room in Santa Maragarita to be used after the ride.
4 Hour Experience
This ride is a very unique excursion and by far the most time in the saddle of all the rides available. Guests start out at the Blinn Ranch trailhead close to the monumental Pozo Salon, and ride to Horse Camp, where customized lunch and beverages are provided at the half way point. Horse Camp has corals, a bathroom, picnic tables and clean access to the waters edge. The terrain is mostly wider trails but does offer some tight single track sections that leads to the camp area. The ride winds along the Lake featuring lush landscape to take in, as well as big open views of the remote country side, and lots of wildlife. Guests are able to have the freedom to explore around a little off trail, and pick up the pace at the wranglers discretion. This ride is perfect for groups looking for a personal experience that focuses on their interactions with each other and nature. Truly an amazing way to see a less discovered part of the beautiful SLOCAL. This ride also comes with complimentary wine tasting at Ancient Peaks Winery in historic Santa Margarita to be used after.