Whether you're just a beginner, want a bit of barrel racing or dressage is your thing, come ride with us at
Lone Star Ranch.
Our horses and ponies are well-seasoned, our instructors are the best in Austin, and we will pair you with the right horse for your abilities and riding goals. Our covered arena also allows for almost all-weather riding
Private Lessons at Lone Star
Our lesson program is based on a whole-horse approach and is heavily based on an organization called Pony Club. We don't want to just teach riders, we want to develop "horse people." Thus our lessons are heavily based on riding but the students will also learn how to catch, halter, cross-tie, groom, tack, and un-tack horses. If time allows, students will also learn even more horse care information such as parts of the horse, how to bandage, take temperature, pulse, respiration, and much more!
To get started: we like for prospective students to come for a single lesson that will serve as an evaluation to make sure it is a good fit! If you decide it is what you are looking for, then we can enroll you in the lesson program!
For our beginner riders, everything is taught and supervised in one-on-one instruction. As the student becomes more competent, they will be given a chance to pass a basic test of grooming and tacking. With this achievement and acquired skill-set, students then to come to their lessons a little early in order to get their horse ready so we can have even more time for riding and other equine education. Beginners are strongly encouraged to take private lessons; being able to have the one-on-one time with an instructor is crucial to a good foundation of riding.
The initial evaluation lesson comes first and if you choose to continue, the following lessons will be tailored to the exact riding type you prefer.
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2020 Summer Day Camps:
Session 1 — June 1-5, 2020
Session 2 — June 8-12, 2020
Session 3 — June 15-19, 2020
Session 4 — June 22-26, 2020
Session 5 — July 6-10, 2020
Session 6 — July 13-17, 2020
Session 7 — July 20-24, 2020
Session 8 — July 27-31, 2020
Session 9 — August 3-7, 2020
Session 10 — August 10-14, 2020
5 Day Camp (M-F) $425.00
3 Day Camp (M-W) $280.00
1 Day Camp (Th, Fri) $95.00
Holiday & Day Camps
We LOVE CAMP!! During our single day, summer and holiday camps, each student will receive a personalized experience geared toward cultivating their horsemanship and riding skills. Our strong educational focus during camp is the perfect opportunity for your child grow their self-confidence through learning to properly care for and ride our amazing animals.
Camp Activities Include:
• Personalized Semi-Private Riding Lesson
• Horse Care Lessons
• Outdoor Activities and Water Slide* (*summer only)
• Games and Crafts
We offer several single-day camps throughout the year. Campers can join us for 5-day, 3-day and single-day camps throughout Christmas Break, Spring Break and Summer Break. Please refer to our schedule for specific offerings.
5 DAY CAMP $375.00
March 16th-20th, 2020 (M-F)
3 DAY CAMP $255.00
March 16th-18th, 2020 (M-W)
1 DAY CAMPS $85.00/day
March 19th or 20th, 2020 (Thu.or Fri.)
All campers should remember to wear close-toed shoes with pants, and to bring water, lunch and a snack for the day. Bug spray and sun screen may be beneficial to campers in the warmer months.
Don't forget our Weekend Camps!
Sunday, April 19th, 2020 - 11am to 2pm