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Maverick Horseback Riding

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Must visit - Horse back Riding Austin / Lockhart

If you live around Austin or visiting Texas, Stop by for a Horse ride. Beautiful location, Skilled... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Austin, Texas
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Fantastic horseback ride (never been on a horse before)

I have never been on a horse before, but this is no reason not to go on a horseback ride with Joan... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
Sven H
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Maverick Horseback Riding offers unique trails with a horsemanship approach by reservation from one of our Austin-based ranches or public parks. We have amazing water crossings, hilly pastures, scenic parks and even a country road with some...more
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Austin, TX 78731-4254
Northwest Austin
+1 512-230-8413
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

If you live around Austin or visiting Texas, Stop by for a Horse ride. Beautiful location, Skilled instructor and Amazing horses ❤️

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

I have never been on a horse before, but this is no reason not to go on a horseback ride with Joan Marie. After saddling the horse and a quick introduction how to ride the horse, we were off into the woods, then on to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

I grew up riding western, however stopped when I got to high school. Now that I am 5 years post-college, I wanted to start back up and hone my western riding skills. Joan Marie was GREAT and I loved that I got to work with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gabrielle C
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful 3.5 hr trail ride here with Jo today - it was the highlight of my weekend ! The horses are highly trained english/western equitation horses, very responsive but still calm and quiet on the trail. It is not often that one...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

I went to visit a friend in Austin about a week ago, and after reading great reviews from other visitors, I decided to give Maverick Horseback Riding a try myself. I am really glad that I did, so here I am adding my own review...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

My daughter from NYC, who hasn't ridden in awhile, wanted to really RIDE a horse for her birthday when she came to visit us in Texas. She didn't want a nose-to-tail trail ride on depressed old "nags" but a chance to really ride again. I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Joan Marie and Sam were fantastic guides. My wife and I hadn't been on horses for 40 years so we're absolute beginners. The ride was beautiful with different scenery and terrain and the horses were fantastic for our skill level. We highly recommend!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan U
Maverick Horseb... R, Owner at Maverick Horseback Riding, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Dan I'm so happy you had a good time. Hope the rest of your time in Austin was splendid!

Reviewed April 4, 2018

As a veterinarian, I've been somewhat turned off from trail riding. Often the horses are depressed, trudge along nose-to-tail, and not responsive at all, or the guides have inexperienced riders galloping, which is not safe for rider or horse. However, last week on a visit...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dingo677
Reviewed March 12, 2018

For her birthday, we treated our 10-year-old granddaughter to a lesson at Maverick Horseback Riding in Lockhart. A call with the owner beforehand helped customize the session. Their philosophy of giving a joyful, instructive, “whole horse” experience was what we sought, and indeed what we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank texasfamily2016
Reviewed February 19, 2018

My boyfriend and I went on a private ride with Joan Marie and had a FANTASTIC time. We had very different levels of experience with riding and she was able to accommodate both of us. She has an authentic approach to the way she runs...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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October 5, 2018|
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Response from Maverick Horseb... R | Property representative |
We operate out of ranches in Austin, Killeen, Manor, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Canyon Lake, Lockhart, Dale and Houston. When you book a ride with us online you're booking at a ranch or park location within a 30 minutes... More
Lorie P
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Maverick Horseb... R | Property representative |
Regular riders pay rates based on their frequency of visit. If you're interested, the best thing is to start off with a session and see how it goes. You pay full price for your first session. If you come back the next... More
November 19, 2017|
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Response from dollysh | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Book online