Long Beach

Next to the Los Angeles river as it approaches the Long Beach Harbor, there are a number of stables and riverfront rides. While the terrain is mostly flat and lacking in the scenery of the other equestrian areas, this location is close to all the activities of the Long Beach waterfront for post-riding fun.


Lower L.A. River Horse Trail

This new bridle and walking trail runs along the L.A. River in the Long Beach area. Starting near where the I-405 meets the river, and running north on the western side, this trail is also a great birding area where native plants grow along the river banks.

Trailhead: At the Rancho Rio Verde Riding Club facilities, at the end of West Carson Street, Long Beach.


Compton Junior Posse

An innovative program that gets kids off the streets and onto horses.

453 West Caldwell Street

Compton, CA 90220

(310) 632-1247

Shoe String City Ranch

A co-op farm that also offers horseback riding. It provides free and low-cost rural experiences to city kids, teaching teamwork, respect, and leadership skills.

1002 West Carson Street

Long Beach, 90810

(562) 398-3663

Rancho Rio Verde Riding Club

Family-friendly atmosphere, lessons, horse training and leasing, camps, birthday parties and clinics, boarding, vaulting program for those with special needs.

1000 West Carson Street

Long Beach, CA

(310) 830-2060

Lisa Wall Training Stables

1000 West Carson Street

Long Beach, CA

(310) 830-9905

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