A secluded equestrian paradise for the practice of horse sport.
11250 Topa Vista Rd.
Santa Paula   CA 93060
805 525 0854 office  805 217 1549 cell

We are 19 miles or 25 minutes from the Ventura County Government Center

Call 805 525 0854 (office), 805 217 1549 (cell),
or email  for an appointment or brochure!
Special Offers:
Transportation to and from the ranch is available!
We now offer lead line lessons to very young riders!
Just 19 miles or 25 minutes from the Ventura County Government Center on Victoria Avenue!



"The lessons at Peppercorn are always well organized and challenging in a fun way.  Learning to communicate with others, learning how to stay focused, and also learning how to control the horse, are just a few reasons I feel Peppercorn Ranch is a wonderful place to ride."  Kelly H.

Greg Coulson began serious riding in 1964. He competed in western pleasure, equitation, trail and gymkhana as a teenager. He worked as a cowboy, groom / exercise man for harness racing, trail guide, and pack master. During college he switched to English riding, specializing in eventing, dressage, and jumpers. He apprenticed with Gene Lewis and has extensive experience working under members of the U.S. Equestrian Team. He has successfully competed in dressage, jumpers, and eventing from coast to coast. He has been a fence judge for the Olympic Games, produced the Reserve National Champion 3 Day Event Young Rider, as well as trained students through all levels of the United States Pony Clubs. He graduated from UC Davis with degrees in Animal Science and Anthropology. Over the years he earned a Community College Instructor Credential in Horsemanship, and a Masters in Educational Administration.

Lauren Royce began serious riding in 1977. She has successfully competed through first level dressage, novice horse trials, and training jumpers. She has extensive experience as a riding instructor. She graduated from USC with a degree in Psychology and earned Multiple Subject and Special Education Teaching Credentials.