• Medicine Horse Ranch, POB 224, Tomales, CA 94971
  • office@medicinehorseranch.org
  • 707-878-2441
  • 707-878-2440

Contact & Directions

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Mailing Address:
Medicine Horse Ranch
POB 224
Tomales, CA 94971

Office Phone: 707-878-2440
Fax: 707-878-2441

Email: office@medicinehorseranch.org



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We are located on the Thornton Ranch, a 1000 acre, seventh generation family owned and operated working cattle and sheep ranch in Tomales, California.

Visitation to the ranch is by appointment only.

Please note that most GPS systems will bypass the ranch, and direct you to the town of Tomales. Please follow the directions below for best on-time arrival.

Directions from SFO to Freeway 101 in Petaluma:

  • From the airport, take 101 North to San Francisco, staying to the right to exit at the connection to Highway 280 North, which is almost immediate. Follow the signs to San Francisco.
  • Stay to the left on 280 and exit towards the Golden Gate Bridge. You will cross the city on 19th Avenue through the park. Follow the signs to the Golden Gate Bridge (no toll).
  • Follow 101 North to Petaluma.
  • (See from 101/Petaluma to Medicine Horse Ranch below)

Directions from Oakland Airport to Freeway 101 in Petaluma:

  • From the airport, take Hegenberger Road to Highway 880 North.
  • Stay in the right lane to take I-980 East towards CA-24/Walnut Creek.
  • Merge onto I-580 West/80 East towards Sacramento.
  • Continue on I-580 East over the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge ($6.00 toll).
  • Merge onto 101 North to Petaluma.
  • (See from 101/Petaluma to Medicine Horse Ranch below)

Directions from Freeway 101 North in Petaluma to Medicine Horse Ranch

  • Take the Central Petaluma, E. Washington Blvd. exit. Drive towards Petaluma for approx. 9 miles (at some point East Washington turns into Bodega Ave., this will not affect the directions)
  • Turn LEFT on Tomales Rd. (green road sign on the right reads Coast Guard Training Center/Tomales) (Do not turn onto Spring Street, which is just before Tomales Rd)
  • Follow Tomales Rd. (about 5 miles) to Cerini Rd and turn LEFT (There is a white sign marked Thornton Dairy at the entrance to our driveway)
  • You will be on Cerini Rd a little over two miles (stay straight on the paved road) You’ll cross over two cattle guards and see the horses/horse barn up on the hill to the right. You may park across from the barn in the flat dirt area marked with orange road cones.

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