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Horse Friendly Community
Woodside and Portola Valley zoning, parcel sizes and stables
Woodside and Portola Valley are horse friendly communities whose citizens promote horses and horse keeping in their general plans, zoning ordinances and building guidelines.
Woodside and Portola Valley have hundreds of miles of trails over 500 square miles of rural residential properties. The system is a combination of public and private trails which link the community together, criss cross the towns and connect them to 1000 acres of trails in the San Mateo County Parks and the Mid-Peninsula Open space District where one can ride from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean!
Local Achievers in Horse Sports and the Community
Woodside is a special treasure in the Bay Area, and is home to a number of horse lovers, many of whom are accomplished competitors. Additionally, there are those who spend countless hours and sometimes a lifetime preserving the rural atmosphere that makes the Woodside area so special. Please look through our gallery of Woodside achievers listed in the left menu.
Board Your Horse in Woodside
Many boarding opportunities exist, ranging from small private facilities to larger and public options. Which one is best suited to you and your horse depends largely on your activities and your budget; one size does not fit all! We can help you explore your options. Please fill out a brief online form and we will contact you shortly.
WHOA!'s pinup of the year, Acclaim, one of the Holsteiner breeding stallions of Branscomb Farm. On 74 coastal acres near Woodside, Branscomb Farm offers pasture-raised and carefully started young horses of the finest German bloodlines as well as young horse training, boarding and equine repro services.