What, you don't know where your good pair of chaps went? Not to worry, little vaquero. They won't think any less of you, as long as you remember the proper contraction of "you all" (hint: it is not "you guys"). Offering riding lessons for the greenest beginners ("That's not a horse, ma'am. That's just where we set the saddle"), both of our favorite stables also cater to the more experienced buckaroo with boarding facilities and equine care. A spa for horses? Not quite, but you certainly won't suffer from sunstroke under Golden Vista's covered arena, and trail rides at Bear Creek are only as rugged as you desire. Remember: Bowlegs only make you a more authentic Texan.
Golden Vista Equestrian Center
9513 Hwy. 183 S., 512/243-2323
Bear Creek Stables
PO Box 1571, 512/282-0250
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