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Our Hollywood Tour Guests Want to
Ride Western Style
While we regularly tout our luxury tour vehicles and fancy European helicopters, swell yachts and even technomodern Segways as the best means to explore and enjoy a private Los Angeles tour, we should not neglect to mention that we can also arrange for our guests to go horseback riding with us. We can visit a stable up by the Hollywood Sign where a team heads over the mountain in the evening to watch the sunset and partake of margaritas on the other side. A stable in Burbank allows us to explore trails throughout Griffith Park in the heart of the city. If we travel a bit further afield into the Santa Monica Mountains there are trails and riding areas for all kinds of equine enthusiasts. The Pomona Fairplex nearby hosts horse shows throughout the year which is often the reason our guests are calling us. In town to watch horses they also have a strong urge to go riding like the Hollywood cowboys of history. And do not forget, we have a couple of historic horse racing venues worth visiting even outside the racing season.
Every Private Tour Gets Their “Awwww” Picture
We remembered to stop so this woman could walk safely by with her goat and pony in tow. California has very strict pedestrian protection laws and we believe that also includes cute animals. Very few of our private Los Angeles tour guests go home without a photograph to make them either laugh or say “how cute.” That’s Los Angeles for you (Burbank in this case). The streets and sidewalks are alive with what to many of our guests might seem unusual sights. We also know where there are horses and goats in Hollywood.
Police Take Their Horses to Tour Venice Beach
Winnies, snorts and neighs but no sirens from these policemen as they greet the denizens and visitors of Venice Beach. Harkening back to a much older era, before the horseless carriage, L.A.P.D. mounted police patrol the beach community maintaining order and providing a lovely opportunity for citizens to interact with these lovely creatures. Venice Beach is a regular destination for our private Los Angeles tour because it is so much fun to walk through and around. Interesting shops and activities along the boardwalk offer us many desirable photography opportunities. Venice Beach is Muscle Beach, the skateboarding facility, the musicians, jugglers, magicians, comedians and all sorts of other sidewalk entertainers – athletes, artists, performers and the milling crowd taking in all the sights. Our luxury customized van mixes in well with cars, buses, RVs, motorcycles, scooters, Segways and yes, the horses, as we all move around this entertaining and historic beach town. The gondolas are gone, as are the wooden piers and much of the canals, but Venice Beach is still a wonderful destination for locals and visitors alike, day and night.
See Cavalia Odysseo after Your Horseriding Adventure in Los Angeles
If you love horses (and who doesn’t?) Cavalia Odysseo is for you. Under a giant white tent in beautiful downtown Burbank (Los Angeles, north of Hollywood) a horse-centric village has arisen. From now through March 24th you will be amazed and delighted in a 2½-hour spectacle of dazzling equine performance, great music and a theater experience that will thrill and inspire you. We regularly plan horseriding tours in Los Angeles for our guests interested in being atop these sweet creatures. Sometimes it is just a sunset ride over the Hollywood mountains for margaritas and dinner and sometimes it is a helicopter ride to a secluded portion of the Santa Monica Mountains for a return to nature and solitary trails and a special picnic. For our guests who are not so interested in a horseback experience Cavalia Odysseo is the perfect alternative. Even better — they offer a VIP Experience, perfect for our private luxury tour guests, that makes the performance even better.
Horseback Riding Near Los Angeles
As the weather warms up we find ourselves in the “green” season with very temperate conditions and green fields abounding around us. This is the best time of the year to go horseback riding. We know stables and trails in the immediate area that are fine but for our guests who want a real adventure we fly them by helicopter to a somewhat distant stable up in the mountains but far from highway and city traffic and crowded neighborhoods. This is a private Los Angeles luxury tour nonpareil.
We do many special and custom tours during the year and are prepared to make whatever arrangements are necessary to create a luxury tour and adventure experience that is perfect for our guests. If you have a hankering for some horseback time while you are visiting Los Angeles just let us know and we will do the rest.
We took this photo while hiking on a private luxury tour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills. We are looking down on the Sunset Ranch Stables in Griffith Park and over to the Hollywood Sign. This terrifically fun destination gives our guests the opportunity to simply and easily get on top of a horse for a tour of horse trails in one of our country’s largest urban parks and even over the mountain to a wonderful Mexican restaurant for dinner and drinks. We are particularly fond of the sunset ride during the summer months. This is definitely one of the fun things to do in Los Angeles! And, while Sunset Ranch Stables is conveniently located right in Hollywood, we can arrange horseback adventures throughout southern California (mountains, beaches, deserts) for experienced riders and adventurers.