Horseback riding has been a form of transportation for centuries. It has also been utilized by the English in fox hunting. Today, it's a fun activity loved by many visitors from every culture. In Los Angeles, there are many areas where horses are available for rent on an hourly basis. If you are planning a romantic getaway or a family outing, check out these great places around the city:
Malibu Riders, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Malibu Riders offers a wide selection of possible trails to explore. You are welcome to take a ride for either a one-hour, or a two-hour tour through Paramount Ranch National Park and into Malibu Creek State Park. The Paramount Ranch trail includes a great old Western town where a lot of movies and TV shows were filmed, including Westworld, starring Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood. Malibu Riders also offers a trail on Zuma Canyon that takes you through Santa Monica Mountains.
Sunset Ranch Hollywood Stables, 3400 Beachwood Drive, Hollywood Hills, CA 90068
Sunset Ranch offers 2-hour day and evening hours that you can enjoy will family or friends. This unique trail goes through Beachwood Canyon where you get a magnificent view of the Hollywood sign and the city. Its location is right in the center of all Hollywood excitement, so after the tour, you can easily continue exploring the entertainment capital of the world.
Will Rogers Trail Rides, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Will Rogers was one of the greatest actors in the 20's and 30's. He donated his estate where he had lived with his wife and children before his death in 1935. It is now known as Will Rogers State Park. Trails there include the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. The state park also brings you a polo field and beautiful horse trails.