Griffith Park Horse Rentals rents to riders 7 years old and older, however, you must have a parent or guardian present to complete legal paperwork. If you have a rider younger than 7, you might consider the pony rides in Griffith Park (213) 664-3266 or contact Traditional Equitation School (818) 569-3666 an independent business at the Center for lessons or summer camp.
Many of the horse shows include no charge for parking and admission. Check out the calendar of events; it will list each event name, date, contact information, as well as identify the events which include a charge for parking and admission. The Center Box Office www.HorseTicket.com (818) 840-9066 can also provide specific ticketing information for events with admissions.
The City of Los Angeles maintains horse trails around the Los Angeles Equestrian Center and through Griffith Park. There are approximately 55 miles of trails. Griffith Park Horse Rentals located at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center rent horses for guided rides by the hour or longer to access these trails.
You’ll most likely increase your understanding of the relationship between the horse and rider with lessons and perhaps even make your riding experience more enjoyable. If you are interested in riding lessons, contact Traditional Equitation School (818) 569-3666 which is located at the Center. The Los Angeles Equestrian Center encourages you to learn more about riding before you begin your first ride, although it is not a requirement. Griffith Park Horse Rentals have horses available for the first time rider as well as a more experienced equestrian. Griffith Park Horse Rentals is an independent business located at the Center. Contact Griffith Park Horse Rentals directly at (818) 840-8401 for more information about riding including age, weight, and other restrictions.