Family Trail Ride

Ah, picture it now. You’re mounted up upon your loyal steed, galavanting off into the yonder. Ahead of you is your eldest boy, and trailing you are your two littles. It’s one of those picturesque moments you know is worth so much more than words. At Maverick’s we’ve developed a reputation for family-friendly fun. This […]

Austin Fitness

Fitness–and health–are about lifestyle. Hit the gym for five hours once a week and you’re not going to see much of an impact. Make everyday an active one, and you will surely not the difference. Austin is a fitness friendly community, with tons of activities to do. With so much fun in the area, why […]

A Letter to Local Businesses

The Mission of Maverick Horseback Riding is to create local spaces for children, families and visitors to learn about Texas history, ecological restoration, and cultural preservation. We believe that small towns are worth protecting, and can greatly benefit from educational programs for locals to preserve real working skills as well as a place to develop […]

State Capitol

Joyce Matthews, an Austin things to do blogger, contributed this post. Austin, Texas. The city where there is culture, history, and modern fun all in one. You can either choose to make your trip a modern, fun one in which you would visit all over downtown and enjoy the company of the locals, or you […]

Barton Springs Pool

Earth, a world filled with many adventures and opportunities for us to experience the wonderful beauties of nature and what it has to offer. However, it is nearly impossible for a tourist to travel to every corner of the world and completely experience the thrill it has to provide. Therefore, that is the main reason […]


Keep Austin Learning! Enjoy this post on UT Austin, submitted by Joyce Matthews, a Maverick Horseback Rider helping contribute to our blog roll on Things to Do in Austin, TX. In 2017, the US News and World Report ranked this place’s program number 5 in the nation. They also ranked establishment number 2 in archives […]

Austin Bouldering Project

Looking for some economical fun in Austin, Texas? You don’t have to spend tons of money to get to see our amazing city. Below, read about the Austin Bouldering Project. This post was contributed by Maverick Horseback Riding, Joyce Matthews. If you’d like to learn more about contributing posts, please Contact Us! Austin, the capital […]

Lady Bird Lake

Looking for some Austin Fun in the Sun? Read about Lady Bird Lake, a post contributed by Joyce Matthews. Austin TX, a city filled with countless activities and adventures for those willing to reflect upon the historic importance of this beautiful city and engage in the thrill of life it offers. Austin in none like […]

Texas Rowing Center

Joyce Matthews, a Maverick Horseback Rider, contributed the following on a fun thing to do in Austin! Texas Rowing Center is a fun outdoor activity to do with friends or with family. It’s located on the north shore of the Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail directly across from Austin High School. The Rowing […]

Importance of a High Forage Diet in Your Horse Boarding Program

Our horses have given us everything we have. To give back to them, we continue to learn and grow, improve our pastures and our treatment of them. The horses boarded at the Dude Ranch enjoy a diet with varied forage options, to improve gut health and function. Below, read an excerpt by Nikki, who participated […]