Trail Rides

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ABOUT OUR TRAILS

If you’re looking to explore some beautiful Texas country side on horseback, then look no further. We are offering trail rides 7 days a week at our Lockhart location, which you can book online, or our Austin locations for private excursions. Maverick’s still offers its notorious horsemanship trails, for folks who are interested in challenging themselves to take their riding to the next level.

While our trail rides are perfect for a laid-back morning or afternoon, we still offer some components of good horsemanship on our trails. For example, we adjust rider stirrups to a safe and comfortable position. This takes an extra 10-20 minutes, but is well worth the added safety not just for the rider, but also for the comfort of the horse. After a brief “hey how do you do” with your horse on the ground, get mounted up and hit the trail! Rides are about an hour and a half, with the total session time being about two hours. Do you want to do a trail ride or do you want to do the horsemanship trail? Read more about the Trail Ride versus the Horsemanship Experience to make sure you choose exactly what you want to do in Austin!

What Trail Ride Should You Choose?

Lockhart Ranch Trail Ride: $115 Group, $150+ Private

Beautiful, relaxing, moderate activity level.

Lockhart Horsemanship Trail Ride: $185 Group, Private Varies

Beautiful, very engaging, highly instructional, pick up the pace, a great work out. Read More: CLICK HERE.

Lockhart Children’s Introduction: $35 Group

Great for children ages 3-7 who have a parent or adult chaperone who is physically healthy and does not want to ride. Short mounted period in your first session, mounted time increases as you continue to ride with us!

Dates and Rates: CLICK HERE

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Austin Trail Rides: $250 per person, large group discounts available!

We offer trail rides 7 days a week at parks in and around the Austin area. While the outskirts of Austin (Spicewood, Bastrop, Lockhart, Round Rock) offer better views and scenery, we understand that ATX based rides work better for some groups based on time constraints. Check Dates and Rates for scheduled upcoming rides, which you can schedule online, or Call/Text for more information. Be sure to include what part of Austin you’re looking for and how many people are in your group.

Location

You can book online at the Lockhart and Austin locations 7 days a week. Alternate locations check the Dates and Rates page. Bastrop, Luling, McDade rides coming up for July and August 2019.

If you don’t see an open spot please TEXT 512-230-8413 or 512-213-5776 to request more information. You will receive directions, which you will need to read, after you book. Let us know if you have any questions.

Our daily trail rides at the Lockhart location (and horsemanship classes) are convenient to Austin, located just 25-35 minutes south of Austin, 45 minutes south of Round Rock and one hour north of San Antonio. (Want to check out our alternate locations? Please TEXT 512-213-5776 to be added to our list. Click for Houston Rides, Click for Bastrop Rides.)

Media Spotlights

Visit our General Services Page for links to reviews, media spotlights and collaborations. Don’t forget to check out the Frequently Asked Questions Page! CALL OR TEXT 512-213-5776 for more information.

Meet Rocky. He has been riding with us for 6 years. He’s a classic quarter horse: American muscle. If you are looking for a fun trail ride in the Austin Texas area, this is your man!

Austin, TX is full of fun things to do. If you’ve been on a trail ride before, you will love our vibrant horses and beautiful views. Consider taking our horsemanship class for more of a challenge and a chance to pick up the pace.
Looking for a great date night? Consider a trail ride, Austin’s ultimate Thing to Do! If you really want to wow her, ask about a private excursion. You’ll have a blast.
Meet Cremello, leading the way with Rocky in the rear. Your vacation to Texas isn’t complete without getting the full TEXAS EXPERIENCE of riding one of these amazing horses in a trail ride or horsemanship class.
Austin Texas is rife with family fun and activities for couples and children. Rowdy here, our gorgeous Appaloosa, loves to show people around the ranch on our trail rides.
Here’s Noname and her rider, Cat who came along for a Bachelorette party after riding with us a few years ago. Cat’s group knew where to find the fun in Austin: right here at Maverick Horseback Riding!

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