Castle Rock Arabians

1350 Castle Rock Rd., Walnut Creek

Private One, Three, or Four Horseback-Riding Lessons at Castle Rock Arabians

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CHA-certified instructors impart essential riding skills to students mounted on ponies or horses at a ranch in the Mount Diablo foothills

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13 ratings9 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 1, 2021
My daughter loved it and people is really nice and kind :)
3 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
October 1, 2020
I called to book and the owner was rude, acted like she was too busy to deal with me. After she took my voucher number, she then tells me she can't accommodate me for months and asked if that was ok?? Now my voucher is activated and I can't use it for months or more due to Covid. Never again. Go to another ranch.
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
September 9, 2020
The place is nice and people working there and teaching are great. But to make an appointment is terrible. They don't have anyone to answer the phone or help customers...
3 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
September 5, 2020
Kids teach kids , no teaching skill no patience and not safe.
12 ratings6 reviews
Rating of 2 out of 5 stars
July 21, 2020
Had to book 2 month in advance and did not get the service yet.
6 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
March 13, 2020
At first checking in was confusing but the rest was easy
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1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
February 25, 2020
The Little girl that guided my granddaughter on a little name Patches for her first time riding was amazing. Thank you we will definitely be back.
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5 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
January 10, 2020
The owner is not professional at all. Had to cancel the deal
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About This Deal

Choose from Three Options

  • $50 for one one-hour private horseback-riding lesson ($85 value)
  • for three one-hour private horseback-riding lessons ( value)
  • for four one-hour private horseback-riding lessons (up to value)

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required two weeks in advance. Tiny rider lessons are for ages 3-6. Must wear jeans or long pants. Lessons packs must be used by 1 person. May be repurchased every 12 months. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 4 or older. 200 lbs. max weight. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Castle Rock Arabians

On the winding dirt trails that snake through Mount Diablo’s nearly untouched terrain, the sound of cars disappears, and riders can imagine they have been transported back to the 18th century. Nestled in the mountain’s foothills, a 20-stall horse ranch and equestrian center teaches fledgling equestrians the art of trotting down those trails. Arabians expert Nancy Dupont has spent more than four decades presiding over Castle Rock Arabians, where instructors boast accreditation with the Certified Horsemanship Association and many of them have claimed championship titles.

The center’s lessons welcome children as young as 2 to join a Tiny Riders program, whereas older pupils who have conquered the basics can learn advanced techniques, such as jumping through bank-vault walls. In addition to hosting classes and trail rides for students, the center organizes camps and hosts parties for birthday celebrants or pegasi celebrating the sprouting of their wings.