The Circle Bar B Stables welcomes horseback riders of all skill levels to explore the unparalleled beauty of the Refugio Canyon. Meander through fern-lined canyons over creek crossings, passing waterfalls and local flora, and on up to lookout points for spectacular views of the coast, Santa Barbara Channel Islands and Santa Ynez Mountains. Our seasoned trail guides will ensure a memorable experience for everyone. A must for those looking to enjoy the best horseback riding in Santa Barbara.



Departure Time

1 ½ Hour Rides

$50 per person

9:30am, 11:30am, 2:00pm, 4:00pm

Half-Day (4 hour) Rides

$95 per person


Sunset/Evening or Sunrise Rides

$75 per person

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Private Rides
1 1/2 Hour Private Ride
2 1/2 Hour Private Ride
1/2 day (4 Hour) Private Ride

$75 per person
$95 per person
$135 per person

Group and Company Rides

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  • Please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time.
  • Attire should include long pants and closed toe shoes.
  • All riders must be 7 years and older
  • Rates are subject to change and do not include gratuity for your hard-working wranglers.


Your staff was very friendly and welcoming and made our stay most pleasant.  Your cowboys were very nice to give our grandchildren rides, as well.  And the cleaning staff was super efficient!  The conference room was perfect! Can't say enough good things about our stay, except that it was too short......"

  - Jan G. & Family

“Wanted to drop a quick line just to say thank you for such a great stay...the horses were great and our guide was exceptional. The food and service were outstanding and the ranch room was perfect, I can’t say enough about the staff and it was such a pleasure to meet and eat with all of the Brown family.”

  - Ron W.

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