California horseback riding at its best!
In a world where it seems our western heritage is disappearing, there is a place where tradition lives on and is celebrated every day.
The Work Ranch lies in the Cholame Hills of San Miguel, just outside of Paso Robles, California. Since the 1880s, the Work family has owned and operated the 12,000-acre ranch. Today, they welcome visitors from all around the world to ride horseback through the rolling hills they call home.
Whether you are a first-timer or are a seasoned horse rider, the Work Ranch has something to offer you. Rent a well-tempered ranch horse or bring your own. Either way, a unique experience is waiting for you.
“Devoted to connecting people & families to the rural way of life.”
Owned and operated in San Miguel, California since the 1880s.
Explore one of the numerous trails and be taken back to a simpler time. With urban life far away, you will be immersed in the beauty of the land. At the Work Ranch, you will be taken through some of California’s most unique terrain. Golden hills in the summer and green in the spring. No matter the time of year, beauty will be all around you. Here, the land is respected and untouched, remaining preserved for generations to come.
If you are in the area vacationing in the vineyards, looking to bond with family and friends or just passing through, going on a trail ride with the Works’ will make for a memorable day. The Work Ranch gives you a chance to get back to your roots. Run your fingers through your horse’s coarse mane. Listen to the leather of your saddle creak. Smell the crisp fresh air. Feel your body move in rhythm with your horse. And enjoy all the beauty the rural life has to offer. Book your ride today.