Private Sessions and Custom Packages

Introductory Horseback Lesson

These sessions are $45 each, and tailored for children ages 3-8 years old. Sessions are 30 minutes from start to finish. Depending on willingness of the child, mounted times range from 5-25 minutes.


One Hour Private Ride, Beginner

$80 per session, 45 minutes mounted. Great option for complete beginner through intermediate riders ages 6 through adult looking for some quiet time with a guide.


One Hour Private, Intermediate

$100 per session, 45 minutes mounted. Great option for complete beginner through intermediate riders ages 8 through adult looking for some quiet time with Trainer Joan Marie MacCoy. These riding sessions are not guaranteed every week.



Individual Riders who spend $800 in eight consecutive weeks will earn $200 to spend how they please on trails or private sessions. Riders can mix and match individual and group trail sessions to reach their goal.


And More…

Looking for something a little different? Let us know. We are a community-based management company, and we seek to respond to community needs. If you are looking for a more custom experience, please let us know and we will work with you to try and fulfill your needs.


Apprenticeship Program

Our Apprenticeship Program is an excellent way for individuals from a variety of backgrounds to get involved with Equine and Ranch Management. We have day-long, weekly and long-term programs available. Please Contact us for current availability. Student travelers are encouraged to inquire about overnight accommodations and off-property rides.

Week-Long Programs

Our Summer Camp Program Registration is almost open. To learn more about our method of teaching children, please read about integrated learning that uses all of the multiple intelligences as it applies to horsemanship and ranch management, or check out our Summer Camp Page for detailed information about summer camp session dates, details and costs.

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Camp Schedule

Looking to fill that summertime with some equine fun?  We have two spaces remaining for overnight camp the week of June 18th through the 24th and five spaces total remaining for the week of July 10th-14th for both day and overnight camp options for the horse lover in your life. Overnight Camp Summer campers arrive 1-3pm […]

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Natural horsemanship trainer MacCoy poses with her students in the background, enjoying the river of McKinney Roughs in Bastrop state park on a horseback riding adventure

Remedial Math Classes, Architecture Degrees and Wild & Crazy Dreams

I’ve always had a bit of a different way of looking at the world.  That’s clearly why Maverick Riding has developed as it has.  It’s unique:  a trail program with a focus on horsemanship from the ground-up.  We operate on the belief that you don’t need a riding arena to learn how to ride a […]

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Customer Testimonial: Zoe Lehmer

Zoe Lehmer is a horse trainer and farrier working out of Indiana.  As she prepares to make a move to the great ole State of Texas, we invited her for a two week visit to do an evaluation of our herd.  We love consulting folks with a fresh look on our four-leggeds, and her work […]

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