Horseback riding is a great way to experience Santa Barbara. With it's many beaches and ranches, there are a number of places to ride.
Circle Bar B Ranch - Located in Gaviota, Circle Bar B Ranch is one of the oldest riding stables in the area. They offer a variety of riding options, including 30 min, 1 hour, 2.5 hour, and half day rides.
Captain Jacks - offers a 1.5 hour coastal ride that passes through a forest, a waterfall (seasonal), and goes up to the top of a mountain for beautiful ocean views
SB Beach Horseback Rides - located in Summerland (south of SB) and offers 90 min rides along the beach.