Image description

Challenge Ranch, Inc.


Helping One Child at a Time       (619) 445-0598

Image description

Buddy and Julie enjoying a lovely afternoon 

Image description

Georgia and Tytan

Image description

Bryan and Tytan

Image description

Omar and Trooper


Image description

Welcome to a Home Away from Home    

Nestled up to the beautiful mountains surrounding Dehesa Valley, Challenge Ranch brings a new kind of spirit to East County, San Diego. 



Challenge Ranch, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing horseback riding lessons, team building activities, support, encouragement and inspiration to underprivileged children throughout the Greater San Diego Youth Community. 


Challenge Ranch Riders have the opportunity to learn and grow at their own pace. 

We offer horses and instruction for a varitey of skill levels.


Our Riders can expect to gain knowledge and expertise in:


Stable Management  -  Basic Groundwork  -  Horse Knowledge


English Arena Riding  -  Show Jumping  -  Mounted Games


Endurance Riding  -  Ride and Tie Riding



 Video by Lyla Scoles, a Challege Ranch Rider   

 "Challenge Ranch Summer - Back Home"

Image description