Green, rolling hills await you at Vaquera Ranch


An Exclusive Horse Ranch Experience for Your Family!

Come to Vaquera Ranch, a boutique 65-acre horse ranch in the Sierra Foothills where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the country. Let the power of nature restore your energy and help clear your mind. Escape the crowds and enjoy horse riding & lessons, fishing, and plain ol’ relaxing with your family! Spend days out on the ranch trails and evenings enjoying some of the most spectacular sunsets ever witnessed.

Womens' retreat

Riding & Lessons

Private horse riding & lessons starting at $100.

Summer horse riding immersion for youth and teens

Summer Riding Immersions

For students age 9-14.

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Accommodate up to 100 people for your dream wedding.

Vaquera Ranch

A lifelong dream comes to fruition at Vaquera Ranch.

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Guests on horseback

Horse Riding & Lessons

Riding lessons in the arena and trail rides on the property are currently available. $100/person for 45 minutes.

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Relax, Refresh, Reconnect

Whether you're riding or just plain relaxing. Vaquera Ranch is an oasis of calm. Get away from it all and experience the quiet bliss of the country.


Womens' retreat

Women's Restorative Retreat

This 3-day getaway will be an immersive experience involving: animal assisted therapy, goat yoga, guided meditation, therapy thru art, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and presentations from life coaches & women who have found peace and purpose after going thru life's many challenges.

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All meals included


Due to COVID-19, we do not offer lunch & dinner at this time. However, breakfast is still available and may be arranged in advance for $10/person per day.

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Take aim on the archery range


Enjoy shooting a compound bow, or if you're more the Robin Hood-type, a recurve bow on Vaquera Ranch's own archery range. $50/person per hour.

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All meals included

Delicious Food

Enjoy meals at the main house. One dinner, and all breakfasts and lunches are included in your stay. Lunches are arranged according to the day's activities; if you're riding, you'll enjoy a picnic lunch on the trail or in the trail tipi. If you're on the lake, lunch will be lakeside.

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Lake Activities

Enjoy the lake while you drop your line in the water and fish for large-mouthed bass and bluegill.

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