Horses for Sale

Please Read About our Horses in General

When you purchase a horse from us, you know that you are on a tried and true, responsive mount.  Our horses are desensitized and exposed to a wide range of activities, including road riding, trailering off property, motorcycles, festivals, night riding, beginner riding, advanced riding, opening gates, pulling horses and other items, various farm animals such as buffalo, llamas, peacocks, etc.  Our horses are responsive to western and English reigning, leg pressure and light pressure.  Beginners, please remember that horses will test you.  Even if you purchase a beginner friendly horse you need to take lessons so you understand how to handle common horse behaviors of testing their handler.  If you don’t handle these common behaviors correctly, you should expect bigger behavioral problems to follow.  We sell to approved homes only.  You must have a veterinarian and fenced property with at least one other equine on property at all times.  Our horses are UTD, adjusted by a chiropractor 3-6 times per year and wormed and tested yearly.  We only sell to homes that can give our horses an even better life than we can.  If you have bought one of our horses and you EVER need us, please call.  We care about our horses and their homes.  It’s 3am four years after you’ve bought a horse from us and you can’t tell if your horse is colicing?  Call us.  Period.

WTC (Walk, trot, canter) approved for beginners means that we use this horse to canter with beginners who follow instructions.  Child-friendly means this horse has been used hundreds or thousands of times for children under our guidance.  None of this means that a beginner can buy a horse and expect to have magical rainbow roads ahead of them.  All horses will test you.  We do not sell to beginners who do not have their horses in a training program or a trainer’s guide.

Just because they’re trail horses doesn’t mean they are dead heads.  Take a look at our reviews.  We are not known for ho-hum trail rides.  Our horses are used in a responsive riding program in which trails and obstacles are changed regularly to keep horses responsive.  It means our horses will desensitize or sensitize to a rider over the course of their session.  Our horses are responsive to leg pressure and are geared to make suitable mounts for beginner and intermediate riders who want to finish off a discipline.  They aren’t going to win you a 1D race or jump 5 feet but they will happily hold their own in a competition of your choice AND remain suitable for your friends and fail to enjoy if you put a bitless bridle on them.

Our horses are currently available for viewing at our LOCKHART, TX location.  Please call/text our main business line at 512-230-8413 to request a scheduled time.  Because of the high volume of inquiries we receive, we cannot answer or respond to all calls.  If you call and do not reach someone, please send a text.

Multi horse discounts available to buyers who keep our stock together.

Haughty: Available

Stout 9 yr old APHA registered mare.  Been there, done that.  Ride her bareback with a rope around her neck.  WTC approved for beginners and children.  Happy to get up and go.  Forward movement with suitable head carriage for Western Pleasure or English show.  Price negotiable if purchased with Cremello for contract to keep them together.  No buy back/first right of refusal contract required.  $7500

9 year old registered paint mare for sale
Haughty, pictured fare left. chestnut paint mare for sale. Price negotiable if purchased with Cremello horse, pictured center.

Gallego: SOLD

black pony of americas for sale in Austin Texas
Youth rider on Gallego

Black Pony of Americas.  Used both English and western.  Great, easy trot.  Would make for a nice hunter horse in a lesson program.  Square.  Easy to lead on and pony off of although while ponying Gallego he still tries to nibble on the lead horse (we are working on that.) Will be spooky if you road ride him unless if you make it a regular practice.  Was used regularly to go to DT Lockhart as a guide horse.  Used on ranch for confident beginners under advanced guide supervision. Been used in Hunter lessons and over low jumps.  $3800


13 years old paint mare sold grade, but can be papered.  Used in children’s hunter program for several years.  $4500 Price is Firm

Black and white paint mare walks on horseback riding obstacle with youth play day rider, eaight years old, pictured in shorts and blue tank top
Coca takes this confident little summer camper over the balance beam at Parrie Haynes in Killeen, Texas

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RUSH: Available

$1500 Broke to ride and pulls a cart.  Flashy Black and white paint gelding, miniature horse sold grade.  Seven years old.  Leave him in the pasture for a month and jump on his back, he’s the same horse.

Two youth riders grooming Rush, our broke to ride mini gelding who pulls carts and leadlines for pony rides
Rush, grade miniature gelding is broke to ride, will lead line and pull a cart

CASPIAN: Available

$2200 Medium sized pony with hunter jumper potential.  Nice tuck on his jumps, has good natural hunter movement.  Flaxen mane with chrome, 4 white stockings and feathers.  Trick training approved.  Athletic.  Broke to ride bitless with a halter so you can finish him off how you like.  Sensitive.  Requires experienced handler or rider with a trainer.

Caspian being led


$4500 Grade Morgan, quarter horse cross.  Nine years old.  About 15’3, stout.  EASY KEEPER who does NOT need grain.  Has been bred.  Has been used for confident beginners although we have not put her back into rotation as a beginner friendly mount since she was used to breed a year ago.  Currently suitable for confident low-intermediate riders only at the walk, trot.  Cantering for high-intermediate riders.  Requires experience handler or rider with a trainer.

horse trainer MacCoy rides black horse in front of large pond with equestrian riding student
Trainer MacCoy and horseback riding student with Morgan Quarter horse cross, Lady Black Hawk at the Ranch in Lockhart, Texas

ROCKY: Unavailable

$4500 Grade quarter horse.  Stout.  About 13 years old.  Excellent working ranch horse reins English, prefers Western.  Has been used in hunter jumper program for children.  WTC approved for beginners.  First right of refusal contract required.   Price is Firm.

Rocky models a bridle laced with sunflowers at our special events venue in Austin
We offer several venues to host your Special Event in Austin

GHOST: Unavailable

$4500 Grade gelding, flea bitten and flashy.  He’s a handsome horse who is WTC approved for beginners.  Likes to pick it up but won’t try to pull at the reins the whole ride.  Get movement for jumping.  Beginner friendly.  About 9 years old. About 15’2 hands.  First right of refusal contract required.  Price is Firm.

Adult amateur horseback riding student poses with her mount for the day at our San Marcos based stables
WTC for beginner safe gelding for sale

CREMELLO: Available

$7500 Stout APHA registered mare, 8 years old, who is more whoa than go with beginners.  She is happy to pick up the pace with more experienced riders.  You won’t have to keep giving her leg to get her to pick up the pace.  Price negotiable if sold with contract to keep her with Haughty.  No first right of refusal contract required.

Cremello and beginner rider getting ready to go out to the trails after practicing some steering in the barnyard first

TOLERO: Available

$2500 Registered Paso Fino, 16 years old. Stout for a Paso.  Currently an excellent mount for intermediate riders.  A little too forward for low-intermediate riders, but he takes it without buck, rear or bolt.

Tolero is a Registered Paso Fino Dapple for sale $2500 Austin TX

BRISA: Available

$800 Registered, show bred and trained, has foaled.  17 years old.  Previous potential founder case with clean and healthy hoof angle growing in, though sold priced to sell because we are not using her as a riding horse.  You’re welcome to have a vet eval her.  Has been a good Brood mare, and should be able to ride.

Registered Paso Fino mare for sale

LEGO: Available

$1500 Registered Paso fino gelding, 4 years old.  Started under saddle 60 days.

RUSTY: Available

$1500 Incredibly athletic Paso/ Criollo grade gelding.  5 years old.  He does all the basics (stands tied, loads, etc.) and has been mounted and led about 20 times.  He’s ready for a job.  About 14’3.

Colts and Fillies

We have a 2016 bay roan filly (papered) and four yearlings for sale.  They have all been handled regularly.  They have good to excellent conformation and several have been imprinted, others not.  Colorful.

youth equestrian handles 2018 APHA foal for sale at dude ranch in Austin Texas
Shadow is Coca’s 2018 colt.

Horse trainer Jo Marie with 2018 foal and 2017 yearling

Moonshine: SOLD

Blue Roan QH.  Used both English and Western.  Beginner friendly.  Pretty.  Novice youth friendly.  Never seen buck, bolt, rear, but she does make ugly faces at the other horses.  Easy to operate gates, pony with, ride bareback or doubles.  Sold to us as a kids horse one year ago and has been used regularly since then.  Would make an outstanding ranch or family horse.  She’s trying to form a herd of her own out here which is creating a split in the group.  Need to downsize.  $4500

Smurf: Available

Smurf is a return visitor with us.  We’d like you to understand his sensitivities as well as his history.  Smurf is a cute, flashy paint gelding who really wants to please.  He’s a sweet natured fellow who requires a handler sensitive to his sensitivities.  We mount surf from both side, bareback from the ground or from a block.  But we also understand that he gets a little nervous when mounting.  It’s something that requires attention.  Smurf is currently being ridden by confident, athletic low-intermediate riders.  We are in the process of working him toward use with more timid riders and confident teens.  SMURF WANTS TO CUDDLE.  Someone please come get Smurf.  He is so ready to make someone happy.


Smooth trotting and responsive paint horse for sale in Austin TX
Paint gelding for sale

Ellie: SOLD

Ellie, with intermediate youth rider pictured in Brushy Creek, Round Rock in 2015

20 year old Sorrel QH mare.  Has been with us for 5 years.  Very pretty.  She has worked for us for 4 or 5 years.  Good home only.  Lots of get up and go, but follows along politely. $1200


17’1 hand bay TB gelding, never been raced.  WTC approved for beginners.  Swing up on his back and ride him in a halter.  12 years old.  $4500

NONAME: Available

Registered AQHA mare with working ranch blood line.  Bred several times.  Rides WTC for intermediate.  Walk, trot approved for beginners.  Walking proved for children.  Beautiful head and sharp ears.  Quite mare.  Nice broodmare.  $3800

ROWDY: Available

Stout Bay Appaloosa approximately 14’3 hands with snow blanket bottom.  12 years old.  ABSOLUTE DOLL BABY.  We trust him with our littles, but he will also give you plenty in the canter if you ask for it.  $3200

Apache: Unavailable

Sandy appaloosa, may be POA.  Great conformation.  Can go all day.  Not a natural born leader but will pull horses and work a gate for an experienced rider.  Great for confident beginners under trainer’s supervision.  $4200

Beautiful Apache posing with a youth rider

Nieto: Available

OTTB with 20k in winnings.  9 years old.  WTC in open fields without him trying to take off with you.  15’3 hands. Easy going, does flex.  Needs work on transitions as to be expected with an OTTB.  $2500

Daisy: SOLD

Stout flaxen mane pony, 9 years old.  Forward.  Can be used leadline and ridden solo but only by a rider with some experience.  Great hunter movement.  No buck, rear or bite, just some go!  Cute jumper. $2200

Penelope: SOLD

Penelope, for sale, pictured with paint mare near Austin TX on trail ride
Gaited mare for sale in Texas

19 year old TWH.  Needs a little work staying in her gates but very fun to ride.  Black with three white stockings.  Not one mean bone in her body, but she is a peppy gal.  Ridden regularly by beginners but only if they are under supervision of experienced handler.  Penelope loves cruising second in line and will also politely lead. $2800


Big bay gelding for sale, pictured with rider in Bastrop
Cat is a gelding for sale in Central Texas

20 year old big boned bay horse.  He can carry some weight.  Nervous riders need to be lead along.  Difficult at times with water crossings.  Very handsome.  Would make a good husband horse to follow along. Not in use currently and sold as a pasture ornament. $800 OBO

Annie: Unavailable

Grade paint mare about 11 years old, 15’3.  Two blue eyes, lots of chrome.

Rider lying down on the job with APHA mare, Annie Up, who is currently serving Maverick Stables as a beautiful broodmare
Grade paint mare for sale


Selling grade although she’s supposedly registered.  8 year old paint mare WTC friendly for intermediate riders.  Used in lesson program for confident beginners at the walking pace.  About 15 hands.  Flashy.  $3500

horseback riding student practices some yoga on registered paint mare during summer camp program at Round Rock horseback riding facility

Omya standing in front of the Buffalo at our Round Rock location

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