Stables and Horse boarding in Marin County


Overnight Boarding & Lodging

WILLOW TREE STABLES willowtreestables.com 

POINT REYES COUNTRY INN & STABLES ptreyescountryinn.com

PRESIDIO RIDING CLUB presidioridingclub.org


Stables in Marin

 This list is in alphabetical order by town name.

BOLINAS

Vanishing Point Ranch

Vanishing Point Ranch

VANISHING POINT RANCH
581 Evergreen Road, P.O. Box 781, Bolinas, CA 94924 
Contact: Sally Stearns, Owner/Instructor (415) 868-9019
Includes: Overnight, pasture, pepe, small/large paddock w/shelter, stall w/turnout.
Training: Combined Training emphasis. Group, semi-private and private lessons available. Home of the Marin Pony Club
Arenas: Large outdoor all-weather arena and small cross country course. Trail access: Local trails around Bolinas; 4 miles south is the Palomarin Trail Head for Pt. Reyes National Seashore, adjacent to Point Reyes National Seashore.


FAIRFAX

Baywood Canyon Equestrian Center

BAYWOOD CANYON EQUESTRIAN CENTER http://www.baywoodequestriancenter.com/
59 Baywood Canyon Road, Fairfax,CA 94930
Contact: Holly Ford (415) 460-1480
Boarding: stalls, stalls with paddocks, double stalls, turnouts, arenas: 1 outdoor, 1 indoor
Training: Hunter/Jumpers, Dressage. Trail access: MCOSD

 
Marin Stables

MARIN STABLES marinstablesandtrails.org
139 Wood Lane, Fairfax, CA 94930 
Contact: Jim McDermott, Manager (415) 459-9455
Boarding: stalls and stalls w/paddocks. Covered arena and outdoor round pen. Direct access to the MMWD /Mt. Tam trails
Training: available for horse and rider
Lessons: Basic horsemanship for beginner through intermediate with natural horsemanship approach


INVERNESS

MURPHY RANCH
16375 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Inverness, CA 94937 
Contact: Anne Murphy (415) 669-1059
Horse boarding adjacent to Pt. Reyes National Seashore. Large pastures, arena, trail access, etc.


MILL VALLEY

Horse Hill

HORSE HILL HorseHill.org
(Horse Hill Open Space Preserve — Marin County Open Space District) 
Alto Bowl Horse Owners Association P.O. Box 1954 Mill Valley, CA 94942 
Contact: Robert Eichstaedt (415) 259-9787, (415) 924-2126
Pasture Boarding: 55 acres — 14 horse limit. Shelters, holding corrals, spring-fed troughs, seasonal feeding Co-op management of horse operations by non-profit association of horse owners Land managed by County of Marin No arena Direct access to Open Space trails, easy access to State and Federal parkland trails No training, lessons, or rentals. Private pasture boarding only Infrequent "spot" openings. No wait list. When openings become available, notice is posted for 45 days at www.HorseHill.org and then spot is filled by random public drawing.

 
Miwok Livery Stables

MIWOK LIVERY STABLES miwokstables.com
701 Tennessee Valley Rd. Mill Valley, CA 94941 
Contact: Linda Rubio (415) 383-8048 | Email: [email protected]
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Two outdoor arenas, one indoor schooling ring
Lessons: Arena and Trail from Beginner through Advanced Dressage, Hunt Seat and Centered Riding techniques Children's Summer Camps 
Trail access: Many trailheads lead out of the stables for hours of riding in the GGNRA


MUIR BEACH

Muir Beach

GOLDEN GATE DAIRY STABLES oceanridersofmarin.org
Contact: Maureen Pinto (415) 388-7670
[email protected]
Golden Gate Dairy Stables is located in Muir Beach and is operated by Ocean Riders of Marin. A non-profit trail riding facility on GGNRA land surrounded by miles of beautiful trails. "Green Horsekeeping" principles. Stalls have large paddocks and horses have scheduled arena turnout time; or limited seasonal pasture time at Green Gulch. Several annual work parties required. Dry season is June - Oct. Guests welcome by day, week, or month, depending on availability. Also offering overnight stalls for guests of the Pelican Inn.


NICASIO

Niscasio

DANEHILL EQUESTRIAN MANOR danehillmanor.com
Nicasio Valley Road, Nicasio CA
Contact: Karin Dilou (415) 662-9555 | email: [email protected]
Boarding: Stalls with paddocks, pastures. Large outdoor riding arena, trail riding and beach riding trips. Riding lessons at stable and on the beach

 
Dougerty Ranch

DOUGERTY RANCH doughertyranch.com
700 Nicasio Valley Road, Nicasio CA 
Contact: Diana Dougherty (415) 662-2031 
Boarding: Stalls, pastures

 
Halleck Creek Ranch

HALLECK CREEK RANCH halleckcreekranch.org
1740 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio, CA 94946, P.O. Box 159, Nicasio, CA 94946
Contact: Barbara Hill, Executive Director | email: [email protected]
Halleck Creek Ranch invites people with disabilities, and their families, to live a "Life without barriers" through the beneficial activity of therapeutic horseback riding.

 
Meadowbrook Farms

MEADOWBROOK FARMS meadowbrook-nicasio.com
2800 Nicasio Valley Rd. Nicasio, CA 94946
Contact: Blue Dot [email protected]
Training/Trainers: Teresa Koral, 3 Day Eventing, Shamrock Gregory: Western, Marian Shippey: Dressage, Lenny Marconi: Hunter-Jumper
Boarding: stalls, stalls with paddocks, turnouts, paddocks with shelters and 2 pastures for groups of horses (one for geldings, one for mares)
Arenas: covered, outside jumping arena, dressage and western arenas, x-country course , 2 round pens, 1/4 mile track
Trails: Bridle paths wind through property, access to public trail system nearby
Services: blanketing, turnouts, graining, etc. Trailer parking for extra fee (space permitting)

 
Kilham Farm

KILHAM FARM kilhamfarm.com
3431 Nicasio Valley Rd. Nicasio, CA 94946 
Contact: Elizabeth Kilham (415) 662-2232
Training: Hunter/Jumper
Boarding: stalls, stalls with paddocks, paddocks with shelters, pasture
Arenas: indoor, outdoor, grand prix field. Schooling shows, horsemanship clinics


NOVATO

MORNING STAR FARM

MORNING STAR FARM morningstarfarm.info
885 Sutro Avenue, Novato, CA 94945 
Contact: Kevin or Vicki (415) 897-1633
Boarding: separate mare and gelding pastures, pipe paddocks with shelters, stall paddocks with bedding, large turnout areas
Arenas: 100'x200' covered arena, 110'x140' outdoor arena, 20m x 60m full court dressage arena, 60' round pen, cross country jumps
Training: English and Western riding lessons (CHA Certified Horsemanship Assoc.) Vaulting club summer horsmanship camps and birthday parties
Trails: Direct access to Mt. Burdell

 
Pencil Belly Ranch

PENCIL BELLY RANCH pencilbellyranch.com
1671 Indian Valley Rd Novato, CA 94947 
Contact: Michelle (415) 897-3039
A horse boarding ranch with a long-standing reputation for its casual atmosphere, excellent care, and direct access to Open Space trails. PBR includes box stalls with paddocks, large arena, wash rack and round pen.

 
Willow Tree Stables

WILLOW TREE STABLES willowtreestables.com
3777 Vineyard Road, Novato, CA 94947 
Contact: Monty Kruger, Owner (415) 897-8212
Boarding: pipe corals 12x24 (1/2 covered), pipe corals 12x24 (full shelter), paddocks 20x40 (small shelter), box stalls with runs 12x24, box stalls 14x14 with runs 14x14, box stalls in barn
Turnouts: available 3 times per week
Arenas: 2 outdoor with lighting, 1 indoor with lighting
Trails: backs up to Big Trees Open Space (3,000 acres of trails)
Training: English, Western, Beginning Reining, entry level lessons for adults and children


OLEMA

McISAAC RANCH/TOCALOMA
Olema/Point Reyes Station, CA 
Contact: Ted McIsaac (415) 663-1649 or 250-6699
Boarding: Stalls with turnouts, blanketing, feed pasture also available
Arena: outdoor, lighted
Trails: over 100 acres on property, access to GGNRA, Samuel P. Taylor State Park and MMWD

FIVE BROOKS RANCH fivebrooks.com
P.O. Box 99, Olema, CA, 94950 
Contact: Andy (415) 663-1570 
Boarding: stalls and paddocks, monthly or overnight
Training: Dressage, Hunt Seat, Western and trail
Arena: small ring
Trails: located in the heart of the Pt. Reyes National Park
Services: sponsorships, guided trail rides, pony rides, private group or individual rides, hay rides

STEWART HORSE RANCH LLC 
P.O. Box 130, Olema, CA 94950
Contact: JoAnn Stewart or Amanda Wisby (415) 663-1362
Boarding: stalls, paddocks, pastures, overnight accomdations with 2 feedings and daily cleaning
Trails: located in the heart of the Pt. Reyes National Park
Additional: Stewart Horse Camp available to groups and individuals; call for details


PETALUMA

Lone Willow Ranch

LONE WILLOW RANCH lonewillowranch.com
Petaluma, CA
Contact: Jane Mesics (707) 789-9577 
Specializing in retired and older horses. Covered arena with special footing. Large jumping arena. Boarding available. High quality feed. All day turn out, full care, pastures and over 100 miles of trails overlooking Petaluma/Tomales area.


POINT REYES STATION

Bar-or Ranch

Bar-or Ranch bar-or.com
36 Knob Hill Road Point Reyes Station, CA 94956, CA
Contact: (707) 347-3505 | Fax: (415) 946-3453 | For more information click on this informative PDF
Six acre equestrian facility is limited to 12 resident horses and features:
• 77' x 144' indoor arena • 20m x 60m dressage court • 15m longing circle • hillside trail • luxurious bath and shower rooms • tack room • picnic and viewing areas • hot and cold wash rack • 12' x 12' stalls with 12' storage cabinet - 8 with attached runs • 3 acre pasture • 3 large turn outs • organic farm


SAN ANSELMO

San Domenico Stables

SAN DOMENICO STABLES sandomenico.org
1500 Butterfield Road, San Anselmo, CA 94960
Contact: Patrick Seaton 415 485 1726
Boarding: stalls, stalls with paddocks: all services offered
Training: Hunter/Jumper, trail
Arenas: 3 (one covered)
Trails: throughout Sleepy Hollow and accessing MCOSD
Additional: lesson horses available, summer camps for children


SAUSALITO

Presidio Riding Club

PRESIDIO RIDING CLUB presidioridingclub.org
Building 901 Bunker Road, Fort Cronkite, Sausalito, CA 94965
GGNRA (Golden Gate National Recreation Area)
Email: [email protected]
PRC is a non-profit cooperative organization governed by a Board of Directors elected by the members. All members are active in assisting with the affairs and upkeep of the facilities. Per National Park Service regulations, the PRC is not permitted to do public trail rides or lessons. The PRC operates a Horse Hotel for overnight visitors to the Park. For more information email the PRC at the above address.

 
Marin Headlands Horse Hotel

MARIN HEADLANDS HORSE HOTEL - Part of the Presidio Riding Club
Open to the Public — Guests Welcome.
Come ride miles and miles of Spectacular GGNRA Trails.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Golden Gate Bridge on your horse at sunset from Slacker Ridge. Or ride from the stables about one mile to the ocean, viewing deer, quail and red-tailed hawks on the way. The Presidio Riding Club is located in the gorgeous Marin Headlands of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, with access to unforgettable trails leading all the way to Pt. Reyes.

For full details click here:
http://www.presidioridingclub.org/horsehotel.html

 


WOODACRE

Creekside Equestrian Center

CREEKSIDE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
5001 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Woodacre, CA 94973
Contact: Sonya Disterhef (415) 488-4006
Boarding: Stalls with paddocks, pastures
Arenas: outdoor jumping arena, outdoor dressage court, covered arena
Trails: access to San Geronimo Ridge trails which connect with MMWD, Marin Open Space and Pt. Reyes National Seashore

 
The Dickson Ranch

THE DICKSON RANCH dicksonranch.net
182 San Geronimo Valley Road, Woodacre, CA 94973
Contact: Grace Tolson, Owner (415) 488-0454
Boarding: Stalls with paddocks, paddocks with shelters
Arenas: 2 outdoor, 1 lighted indoor, novice cross-country trail
Trails: Access to San Geronimo Ridge which connects with MMWD, Marin Open Space and Pt. Reyes National Seashore

Schooling shows, Play Days and Children's Summer Camps in summer months.