What is the age limit to rent a horse?

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.

What are the hours for the Los Angeles Equestrian Center?

5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for visitors. Only boarders or guests with business at the Center may enter outside these hours.

How much are the tickets to horse shows?

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.

Can food and drink be brought to the Los Angeles Equestrian Center?

No food and drink may be brought into the horse show grounds. The General Store food concession is open and serving food and drink at all horse shows.

Are pets allowed at horse shows?

The Los Angeles Equestrian Center boards over 400 horses everyday. Occasionally horses and dogs (and other pets), especially ones unfamiliar with each other, may cause a problem for the horses and riders. Therefore, the Los Angeles Equestrian Center discourages everyone from bringing your pet.

Can I have a birthday party with horses?

Contact Griffith Park Horse Rentals (818) 840-8401 or Traditional Equitation School (818) 569-3666. Neither of these businesses can provide food or beverage but might be able to accommodate a portion of your party needs.

How long can I rent the rental horse?

Horse Rentals can be by the hour or longer, contact Griffith Park Horse Rentals directly for more information (818) 840-8401.

Where do I ride the rental horse?

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.

Is horseback riding experience required to rent a horse?

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.