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Best Horse Boarding Facilities in Dallas
2021

Why These Horse Boarding Facilities?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Dallas Horse Boarding Facilities on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Bar S Arena

Bar S Arena was established in 1995 by a husband and wife team to offer ranch sorting, riding clinics, cow work lessons, private lessons, and other horse handling services to people in Royse City. They had worked with horses since the early 1980s, when they decided to convert their impromptu horse penning get-togethers into a business called the 75-stall Rosehill Stables, which they operated for 25 years. The Bar S Arena facility’s ranch sorting clinics give lessons on how to control cattle on horseback and horse cueing basics.

Royse City, TX 75189

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Cedar Haven

Cedar Haven is a Cedar Hill horse boarding and training center. The owner has been running the facility since 2010 and is assisted by a team that includes a fully qualified trainer with over 15 years experience. Owners with problem horses will be interested to know the trainer carries a passion for complicated rides and always looks forward to taming challenging horses. Customers can board their horses in either pastures or stalls.

Cedar Hill, TX 75104

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Confederate Park Farm

Confederate Park Farm is a family owned full-service equestrian center which specializes in both outdoor and indoor horse boarding. The owners tend 20 acres of wooded pasture with three ponds. The Fort Worth farm conducts basic riding lessons for all disciplines and specializes in hunter-jumper dressage for advanced lessons. The farm draws young and old riding enthusiasts. The company also follows the state dressage and hunter-jumper circuits and competes in them.

Fort Worth, TX 76135

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Gold Star Equestrian

Gold Star Equestrian is a premier horse facility in McKinney. The company offers training and pasture care boarding services. The lessons for equitation, hunter-jumper, and western pleasure are tailored to learners' individual needs and are conducted by experienced teachers. The camps come in three packages: feature grooming, riding, tacking, and untacking lessons, as well as a classic country picnic. Gold Star started offering nature trail rides on the expansive 50 acres property.

McKinney, TX 75071

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Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers is a Midlothian full-service horse boarding barn specializing in lessons, training, breeding, and boarding for the Morgan horse. The stable's horses have competed and won at local and world championship competitions. The owner and resident trainer boasts 20 years of experience in training horses and teaching riders. The rider lessons cover grooming, tacking up, and riding basics like seat balance and safety. They also conduct invitation-only Saturday camps and unsupervised rides for leisure riders.

Midlothian, TX 76065

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JoMar Farms

JoMar Farms is a Midlothian equestrian farm specializing in horse boarding and training services. The owner is a self-taught rider and trainer who bought JoMar Farms in 2006. The owner and her daughter, who both are accomplished horsewomen and give Western and English riding lessons while another person manages the property. The boarding facility spots well-tended round pens, lighted dressage arenas, four pastures, and five individual paddocks.

Midlothian, TX 76065

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Lake Lavon Stables

Lake Lavon Stables is a family owned private horse boarding and training facility located in Lucas. It is run by its owner and head trainer whose horsemanship skills were honed over thirty years of horse care experience. The head trainers include legendary horsemen Buck Brannaman, Richard Winters, Chris Cox, George Morris, and Wilhelm Mueller. The popular 25-mile Trinity Trails takes riders through a wooded landscape around Lake Lavon where they can spot several wildlife species.

Lucas, TX 75002

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North Dallas Equetstrian

North Dallas Equestrian is a horse boarding center serving McKinney and its surrounding communities. The company specializes in horse breeding, training, boarding, and also holds summer camps and clinics. The training service features both Western and English riding lessons for beginners, intermediates, and expert riders. For the horses themselves, trainers teach grounding, saddle, and halter breaking, as well as pole bending and barrel racing. The center also hosts birthday parties and camps where children learn about horses in a supervised environment.

McKinney, TX 75069

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NTEC

NTEC, or North Texas Equestrian Center, is a full-service equestrian center on Lake Lavon in Wylie. The center was established in 1985 and offers horse boarding and training services. The trainers specialize in German warmbloods and other European-bred horses, which they train for the dressage and show jumping disciplines from beginner to Grand Prix levels. The 2014 FEI and USEF awards produced the center's proudest moment as their junior rider won three major awards.

Wylie, TX 75098

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Rocking J Stables

Rocking J Stables is a horse boarding business in Garland. Complementary to the boarding service are riding lessons for beginners and intermediates. The stables are named after the owner's horse, and it sits on nine acres of land with a creek and riding trails. The boarding facility features 12 camera-monitored stalls, a wash rack, hay loft, tack room, and lighted riding arena. The stables' onsite manager has over 20 years equine care experience.

Garland, TX 75043

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Tate Farms

Tate Farms is a 600-acre horse riding and training ranch located in Rockwall. The farm's horse boarding service comes in three packages: full boarding, pasture, and small paddock care. The expansive ranch hosts events like cattle working and colt starting throughout the year, along with an annual cattle round-up. The event is an annual highlight with a mix of trail rides, picnics, and weddings.

Rockwall, TX 75032

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YMCA Camp Carter

YMCA Camp Carter was established in 1948 by a father and son who had shared a decades' long ambition for a camp center that promotes the development of socially responsible youths who value healthy living. Among its many other interests, the Fort Worth camp also runs an equestrian center where children are given horse care and riding lessons. They offer horse boarding, trail riding, and other horse-related programs. The expansive camping facility also hosts conferences, weddings, parties, and retreats

Fort Worth, TX 76114

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