Ranch Facilities

  • Castlewood Ranch is  a 30-acre Horse Boarding Facility in Aptos Hills located in Santa Cruz County, California with immaculate Park-like grounds.
  • We offer Horse Boarding in covered pipe stalls, large shared paddocks, or limited-space pasture.
  • The ranch has a 60' Redwood Round Pen with a center drain.
  • Enjoy, the  Hunter / Jumper Arena with  adjustable natural wood jumps.
  • Or, trot to the best Cross Country Jump Course in the County with 10  field-type jumps built for both advanced and beginner jumpers in mind.
  •  Castlewood Ranch has a hot / cold wash station.
  • We have two covered groom areas with three cross-tie stations.  There are hitching posts everywhere.
  •  Boarders are assigned to one of two boarder tack rooms.  One has  an attached grain storage area.
  • There is a boarder bathroom equipped with emergency contact information and an emergency phone line.
  •  We have a 15-acre main pasture with two smaller 3-5 acre auxiliary pastures available for our pastured horses, or to boarders who have paid for pasture release time.
  • We have free turn-out space, and turn-out service is available for stalled horses.
  • Castlewood Ranch offers grain  and blanket service  for stalled  horses for a modest fee.
  • We feed alfalfa, forage or oat and check on all horses two times a day.
  • Stalls are cleaned daily              (except Saturday). Paddocks are cleaned weekly.
  • Castlewood Ranch has  access to miles of the best private riding trails from the backside of the property.

  • We offer assigned trailer parking space for a modest fee.
  • There are two experienced trainers on site.  Owner Kelly Marie, and Ridemark Farm owner Vicki Rose.  Beginner to advanced English Hunter / Jumper riding lessons are available.
  • Ridgemark Farm, our onsite partner, operates CowPoke Club for Kids, EaGala Equine Therapy, Horse(wo)manship Retreats, and Therapy-assisted Grief Support on site through Vicki Rose's Training and Horses Heal Hearts Programs.
  • All of these amenities, services and programs are behind a private and secure entrance  gate to keep your equine friend (and you)  safe.

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Horse Boarding Facilities at Castlewood Ranch,
Horse Boarding Facility
in Santa Cruz County, California

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