Things to do in Austin: Barking Springs

Perhaps you’ve been following us on Facebook or Instagram and you know we’ve got a new puppy on the ranch! It’s true, puppy fever is here at Maverick’s. In honor of our new doggo, Bingo, we have opted today’s post to be about an Austin favorite, Barking Springs. If you haven’t been to Barking Springs […]

Things to do in Austin: Paddle Boarding on Lady Bird Lake

Meet Johanna. She is hoping us build our apprenticeship program by giving us some input on her experience riding with us. Below she talks a bit about her life and one of her favorite places in Austin, Lady Bird Lake. If you’re making a day trip to ATX, Lady Bird Lake is convenient to Zilker […]

Gentle Thoroughbred for Sale in Austin TX

Nieto is an off track thoroughbred who is currently being used for confident and athletic novice riders in our horsemanship lessons and trail rides. While we believe Nieto is going to make a great, gentle beginner horse, currently he is not being used for this purpose. As a previous 20k winner, we know he has […]

Appaloosa Gelding for Sale ATX

Kid-friendly, beginner-friendly Appaloosa extraordinaire, Rowdy, has been with us for about two and a half years. Although we have’t measured him, this beautiful snow blanket appy stands about 14’3 hands high. Used for our trail rides and horseback riding lesson program, our Appaloosa for sale would make a great play day horse. Although we don’t […]

Things to do in Austin: Bullock

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 We’ve explored memberships with various museums to entertain our guests (and ourselves!) when visiting the Austin area.   Current Exhibits WWI in America: Discover America during the World War Women’s Suffrage: Learn about how women learned the right to vote Texas History: Learn all about how Texas came to […]

Manege Ten Hagen,

Wasenaar, The Netherlands – 1999 – Riding at the “Manage” Kavita comes to Austin once a year to ride at different facilities in the area. Kavita is from Richmond London, and she sees this Texas vacation as an opportunity to get out of the city, get into the country, and get her horsey fix on. […]

Paint Gelding for Sale Austin TX $1800

Smurf, grade paint gelding for sale. $1800 Smurf is a responsive, 12-15 year old paint gelding for sale. He has a smooth, easy trot. While Smurf is used by confident, low-intermediate riders in our horseback riding lesson program and trail rides, he is not suitable for a novice without the assistance of a trainer. This […]

Things to do in Austin: The Thinkery

1830 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723 The Thinkery is possibly one of the most entertaining places for adults–er…. we mean, children– to visit. There are rotating exhibits to keep you enthralled so if you are an Austinite make sure you don’t let too much time pass before you schedule to revisit. Their newest program, Earth, […]

Things to do in Austin: The Zilker Botanical Garden

2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 78746 – 512-477-8672 This is one of our favorite places for landscaping inspiration. The Zilker Botanical Garden is not a huge facility, so if you are trying to fit in as many hot spots of Austin as you can, this is a great stop on your day trip which […]

Things to do in Austin: Umlauf Sculpture Garden

605 Azie Morton Rd, Austin, TX 78704 Hours of Operation Tuesday through Friday: 10am-4pm; Saturday through Sunday: 11am-4pm We love sharing our favorite Austin places with you, whether you are visiting us from afar or a local. Either way, keeping activities centered geographically sure does help the ATX wanderer. Our most recent posts on The […]