Image: Garrod Farms est. 1893


group horseback riding san francisco with a view of vineyard

Reservations Only! No walk ins.

Hours of Operation

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (5:00 PM DST)
Everyday except Thanksgiving and Christmas

Reservations required everyday, (408) 867-9527

Guided Trail Rides

1 hour, guided trail rides. All riders must be 8-years-old or older, at least 42 inches tall and weigh less than 225 lbs.

Horse Ride Rates

  • 1 hour Trail Ride: $75.00/per person  Book Appointment
  • ½ hour Pony Walk: $45.00 Due to Covid Not Available at this time!
  • Groups rates for 10 or more available on weekdays. Reservations required. Due to Shelter in place not available at this time!

What to Wear

Tennis shoes, long pants, and a face covering. No clogs, sandals, platform shoes, high heels. We provide helmets for all riders, as they are required.

Dog Policy

All dogs must be on a leash! We love dogs, but for Garrod Farms it’s better if you leave them at home. If you decide otherwise, owner is responsible for any incidents involving their dog.

Kids Under Eight Riding

For little riders under eight years old, ½ hour Pony Rides are not available at this time. Children must be old enough to sit-up with control and comfort. During the week, parents walk the ponies themselves. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. On weekends, we can offer extra help with Pony Rides Due to Covid Not Available at this time!. Kids Under Eight (as young as four) can also take Equestrian Vaulting lessons. For more on vaulting, click here. (

Early Bird Specials

Saturday or Sunday enjoy an hour and a half Early Bird Trail Ride starting at 8:30 AM. Early Bird Trail Rides must be reserved and paid for in advance. Due to Shelter In Place not available at this time!

Wine Tasting Horseback Ride

On the last Sunday of the month, ride in the beautiful Saratoga Hills with views of the Bay Area at Garrod Farms. Join a special group for an hour-long trail ride, then mosey over to the winery for a tasting and simple mini buffet. All reservations or cancellations must be made by Friday at 12 PM before the ride. $119.00/per person. Due to Shelter In Place not available at this time!


Corporate Events

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