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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Equestrian overnight and day camp options for the Austin horse lover

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Barbecue Ride to Downtown Lockhart

It’s 9am and we are getting ready to start the day here at Maverick Stables in Central Texas with our favorite of favorites: a River Ride to Downtown Lockhart.  Central Texas is rife with fun things to do with your loved ones, and whether you are looking for a private horse vacation getaway or something […]

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Summer Camp Dates are Up!

Greetings Summer Campers and Parents,   Our Summer Camp Dates have been announced.  We are looking forward to scheduling your children for a variety of fun activities throughout the day.  Summer campers will have the opportunity to ride, decorate, bathe, groom, handle and train horses this summer.  We are currently collaborating with parents on coming […]

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