Trailrides

Itinerary of  Riding Days

Here you will find a selection of our Day Rides as well our Riding Holidays

 Short Ride at the Ranch- 2,5 km- 45min-1h


A short ranch ride takes you on the ranch trails.

You be exploring windy trails and the ranch roads mostly on the flats.

This ride we only offer at a walking pace!

 

Trail Trot on Running Horse Ranch- 10 km

IMG_2778Trail ride on the ranch. Explore our busy, winding, technical, challenging trails at a easy going trot.

You be riding short steep hills up and down, dry river beds and trough our exotic agave garden.

ca 1,5-2,5h

Half Day Tour- 15 km

Pacific Crest Trail to Burnt Peak

Our ride starts with a climb up a steep mountain to the Pacific Crest Trail. We mostly trot the PCT  to Burnt Peak- trough  ancient pine and oak forests,  and crossing occasionally magical meadows!

 

3-5 h

Full Day Tour-  24 km

Pacific Crest Trail to Sandberg

IMG_1081Ride start’s up during early morning hours. Contact us for details. Please bring two- one liter bottles  water( no soda’s) and a snack ( like a trail bar, bred roll and an apple, orange)

We begin our ride with a one km steep climb up a mountain, until we meet up with the PCT. We climb for on other four km until we reach the spine of the Liebre Mountains.

Here we begin our trail trot for the coming 10 km through shady Oak’s- crossing romantic meadows.

We enjoy a break in Indian Camp with breathtaking views.

After a break we ride about 7 km to Sandberg. We load the horses in the trailer and head back to the ranch!

5-8h Reitstunden

Three Day Ride- 35km

4 Days, 3 Nights

  • 1. Day- Ranch Ride 10 Km (1,5-2,5h)
  • 2. Day-  Pacific Crest Trail to Burnt Peak-15 Km (3,5-5h)
  • 3. Day- Vasquez Rocks- 8 Km (4-6h)

1. Day- Ride  Running Horse Ranch

Please arrive around 2 pm. Meeting in the ride office with planing for the coming riding days.

Mirage, Mustang, WallachYou meet up with you’re mount in the arena. We teach you the riding cues and test you riding scill’s.

Afterwards we hit the trails on the ranch. You’ll be trotting on our ranch roads and windy narrow trail- path trough some shade offering oak shrubs.

We climb up & down short steep hills, ride trough dry river bed’s, and passing technical, challenging switch backs through our exotic yucca plant garden trail.

10 km ca. 1,5-2,5h

2. Day- Pacific Crest Trail to Burnt Peak

Blick ueber die Wueste

Blick ueber die Wueste

We begin our ride with a climb up the mountain to the Pacific Crest Trail. We trot on the PCT all the way to Burnt Peak- trough an ancient pine and oak forest.

14,5 km-3-5h

3 .Day Vasquez Rocks

This morning we load the horses in the trailer and enjoy a scenic drive- passing typical ranch land and american country side. We point out to you world famous film location’s during our trip.

IMG_0893After we arrive at the Vasquez Rocks we unload the horses, saddle up and enjoy a scenic ride around the mysterious countryside of the impressive rock formations that Hollywood movie producers have regularly used for film scenes, commercials, and music videos.

8 km- 4-6h

5 Day Ride-  75 km

6 Day’s, 5 Night’s

  • 1 Day Ride – Running Horse Ranch, 13 km (ca.2,5 -3h)
  • 2 Day Ride- Pacific Crest Trail to Burnt Peak, 14km (ca 3-5h)
  • 3 Day Ride Vasquez Rocks, 8km (ca 4-5 h)
  • 4 Day Antelopen Desert 14 km (ca. 4-5h)
  • 5 Day Pacific Crest Trail to Sandberg

1. Day

Please arrive around 1 pm. Meeting in the ride office with planing for the coming riding days.

Ausritt auf der Ranch

Ausritt auf der Ranch

You meet up with you’re mount in the arena. We teach you our riding cues and test you riding scill’s.

Afterwards we hit the trails on the ranch. You’ll be trotting on our ranch roads and windy narrow trail- path trough some shade offering oak shrubs.

We climb up & down short steep hills, ride trough dry river bed’s, and passing technical, challenging switch backs through our exotic yucca plant garden trail.

10 km ca. 1,5-2,5h

2. Ride Day- Pacific Crest Trail to Burnt Peak-15 km

Ritt nach Burnt Peak

Ritt nach Burnt Peak

We begin our ride with a climb up the mountain to the Pacific Crest Trail.

We trot on the PCT all the way to Burnt Peak- trough an ancient pine and oak forest.

15km 3h-5h

 

3. Day- Vasquez Rocks- Hollywoods Movie Set Location’s

IMG_0825After we arrive at the Vasquez Rocks we unload the horses, saddle up and enjoy a scenic ride around the mysterious countryside of the impressive rock formations that Hollywood movie producers have regularly used for film scenes, commercials, and music videos.

4-6h

4.Day- Antelopen Desert 14 km

Slide03Our ride today start’s at 170 street.

We plan a large circle around Fairmount Bute!

White sandy roads and riverbeds offering long fast trot sequences.

 2,5-3,5 h

5.Day- Pacific Crest  Trail to Sandberg- 24km

IMG_0941We begin our ride with a one km steep climb up a mountain, until we meet up with the PCT. We climb for an other four km until we reach the spine of the  Liebre Mountains. Here we begin our trail trot for the coming 10 km through shady Oak’s- crossing romantic meadows.

We enjoy a break in Indian Camp with breathtaking views- if you wish!

After a break we ride about 7 km to Sandberg. We load the horses in the trailer and head back to the ranch!

5-8h

Seven Day’s Ride , Nine Nights Accommodation- Our 100 Kilometer Ride!

We do not offer catering for the ride!

You will be picked up and dropped off from the airport, hotel. We give you every day a opportunity to shop for you’re groceries- if you wish. This ride offer’s you an seven day riding adventure with one day( uselly the fifth) for a break- heading maybe to the beach if you wish!

Go to Rates, Dates:

  • 1 Day Ride – Running Horse Ranch, 13 km (ca.2,5 -3h)
  • 2 Day Ride- Pacific Crest Trail to Burnt Peak, 14km (ca 3-5h)
  • 3 Day Ride Vasquez Rocks, 8km (ca 4-5 h)
  • 4 Day Antelopen Desert 14 km (ca. 4-5h)
  • 5 Tag open for your own planning
  • 6 Tag Rainbowrim Trail 14km (ca.3,5-4 h)
  • 7 Tag Desert Ride near by Tejon Ranch 14 km (ca.3h-4h)
  •  8 Day Pacific Crest Trail to Sandberg 24km (ca.5-8 h)

1 Day- Arrival at Running Horse Ranch

HerbstkoppelWe pick you up from the airport, hotel or train station. After you’re arrival at the ranch, you can settle in and we meet later in the ride office. We lay out the coming ride week and you will have an opportunity to meet our horses.

2. Day: First Ride Day Running Horse Ranch- 13 km

IMG_4124You meet up with you’re mount in the arena. We teach you our riding cues and test you riding skill’s.

Afterwards we hit the trails on the ranch. You’ll be trotting on our ranch roads and windy narrow trail- path trough some shade offering oak shrubs.

We climb up & down short steep hills, ride trough dry river bed’s, and passing technical, challenging switch backs through our exotic yucca plant garden trail.

3. Day:  Second Ride Day

Pacific Crest Trail to Burnt Peak-14 km

Angeles National Forest

The ride start  with a climb up the mountain to the Pacific Crest Trail.

We mostly trot  the PCT all the way to Burnt Peak- trough an ancient pine and oak forest.

15km 3h-5h

4. Day- Third Ride Day

Vasquez Rocks

IMG_6217After we arrive at the Vasquez Rocks we unload the horses, saddle up and enjoy a scenic ride around the mysterious countryside of the impressive rock formations that Hollywood movie producers have regularly used for film scenes, commercials, and music videos.

4-6h

5. Day- Forth Ride Day

Antelopen Desert 14 km

Yoschuha Trees

Yoschuha Trees

Our ride today start’s at 170 street.

We plan a large circle around Fairmount Bute!

White sandy roads and riverbeds offering long fast trot sequences.

14km, 2,5-3,5  h

6. Day- Take a break and enjoy the beach, visit Hollywood or Universalstudios

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7. Day- Fifth Ride Day

Rainbowrim Trail- 14 km

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This ride takes you on remote old trail heads- with steep long climbs.

Some few short section of the trail we will dismount and walk due to the technical challenge of the footing.

3-4 h

8. Day- Six Ride Day- 18 km

Desert Ride with incredible view’s

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Today we park the trailer at Holiday Valley and ride across the desert with breathtaking views.

18 km- 3,5- 4,5

9. Day- Seventh Ride Day  24 km

 Sandberg zum Pacific Crest Trail to Running Horse Ranch

IMG_4955We begin our ride with a one km steep climb up a mountain, until we meet up with the PCT.

We climb for an other four km until we reach the spine of the  Liebre Mountains. Here we begin our trail trot for the coming 10 km through shady Oak’s- crossing romantic meadows.

We enjoy a break in Indian Camp with breathtaking views- if you wish!

After our break we ride about 7 km to Sandberg. We load the horses in the trailer and head back to the ranch!

5-8 h

Long Distance Ride- 5 Day Ride, 7 Days Accommodation

We do not offering catering for the ride!

We now offer our riding guest’s a variety of 5 day rides- with the last day attending a long distance ride in  southern CA.

  • 1. Day- Arrival at  Running Horse Ranch. Ride meeting in our ride office. Plan lay out for up coming ride days.
  • 2. Day- 1 Day Ride at Running Horse Ranch
  • 3 Day- 2 Day Ride to Burnt Peak
  • 4 Day- 3 Day Ride to Pacific Crest Trail to Sandberg
  • 5 Day – 4 Day Ride Sandberg to Running Horse Ranch
  • 6 Day- Horses get a break; visit the Beach,  Hollywood or the Observatory
  • 7.Day- 5 Day Ride Early morning arrival at the Endurance Ride (Death Valley, Fire Mountain, Coso Junction)
  • 8. Day- Goodby from the horses!; We hope you had a good time