Best Places For Horseback Riding Dallas / Fort Worth


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When in Texas…

Horseback riding is one of the things that makes Texas what it is. There are many different locations to experience this wonderful activity in the Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex. Trail rides usually last one or two hours, Riding lessons are offered too at most places. Many venues that offer horseback riding have a variety of horses and can match you with one that fits your level or ability.

Widowmaker Trail Rides

2301 Cedar Springs Road, #200
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 478-2448
Despite the somewhat scary name, Widowmaker Trail Rides offers well-trained horses that for the most part are very gentle. Rides last two hours, and you can choose from a few different trails. The most popular is the Walnut Grove Trail on Lake Grapevine. Most of their rides are on this trail, but riders can go to different areas with dense woods, creeks, meadows, hills and lakes.

Marshall Creek Ranch

4401 T W King Road
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 490-8796
Marshall Creek Ranch also offers rides along Lake Grapevine and along the Walnut Grove Trail. They ride in a wooded areas to try to give people opportunities to see deer and other wildlife. They are open daily, other than Wednesday and Thursday, and start at 9 a.m. One and two hour trail rides are available. At this ranch, can ride without having to stay in a line with other riders. 

Chisholm Trail Rides

1068 Frontier Trail
Rockwall, TX 75032
(214) 584-8698
For the more experienced rider, Chisholm Trail Rides offers a variety of trails where you may ride as you please. They require at least one lesson first to determine you can handle the horse on your own. You also have the option to bring your own horse. Alternatively, your group may use a combination of your own horses and the stables’ horses. Chilsholm Trail Rides offers rides of up to six hours and try to accommodate whatever type of ride you want. Lessons are available for all skill levels.

Fort Worth Stockyards Stables And Horseback Riding

128 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 575-9506
Ride on the original Chisholm Trail and experience a bit of Texas history. This route was used by cowboys to drive herds north to the railroads in the heyday of the cowboy and wild west era. Enjoy your ride along the Trinity River, and see the Forth Worth skyline.The trails are open every day from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Fort Worth Stockyards Stables offers both 30 minute and one-hour rides. Arena rides are also available.