Do you love horses and horse sports?

Our Local Riding Park Season is On!




A great excuse to take the day off, relax with a picnic in the park and watch top local and world-class competitors.  Free entrance and parking all season long.  All 20 minutes from Laguna Beach.

Local Barns and Facilities

Here is a list of just a few of our local resources.


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Rancho MIssion Viejo Riding Park

Orange County’s Equestrian Treasure

Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park 2017 Season Schedule

Tentative Schedule for 2017 for the Rancho MIssion Viejo Riding Park is San Juan Capistrano. All equine sports events have free admission to the public. Absolutely beautiful grounds for a picnic or enjoy delicious concessions onsite. Check out the schedule here:...

Riding Park San Juan Capistrano 2017 Schedule of Horse Shows

Take a picnic or buy concessions and enjoy a day on the grass at our beautiful, local, Olympic-grade horse venue. Watch top riders compete for a spot on the Olympic team at Rio.  Free entry and parking every day.  A Southern California treasure.   Shows begin early...

Volunteering to Spend Time with Horses

Hey - for horse lovers this is a great way to spend non-riding time with horses.  Here are two programs with great volunteer programs that are very rewarding:   Red Bucket Horse Rescue - Chino Hills In July of 2008, Susan Peirce found a starving thoroughbred filly at...

Are you free Saturday, April 16 to watch Grand Prix jumping?

Are you available on Saturday afternoon, April 16th sometime between 2 and 4 p.m.?   If you would like to watch Grand Prix Jumping with Chef D'Equipe of the U.S. Olympic Jumping Team, Robert Ridland at the RMV Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, please send us your...

Huge Horse Expo in Pomona Feb 5-7, 2016

Mike Wallace, shown above with his lovely wife Debra, is a correspondent for Laguna Beach Horse Lovers on special events. 2016 Western States Horse Expo Pomona - Tickets Available Here! I can’t speak for anyone but myself, but I find this event to be like Disneyland...

New Study Shows More Bedding = More Rest for Horses

We don't usually write about horsemanship since so many do, but this is a really interesting new study.  Below is a link to the article about the study that indicates that at least 4" of bedding over 150% of the area for a horse to sleep on will actually encourage...