Cibolo Livery Stables in Bulverde offers full-care boarding and Western riding lessons. Full-care horse boarding costs $500 per month. The boarding stables have 40 covered stalls, two tack rooms, turnouts, and wash racks. The facility includes a 125-by-250-foot covered arena with state-of-the-art sound system, 60-foot and 120-foot round pens, a cross country jump area, and a hot walker. Cibolo Livery Stables hosts weekly practices for barrel racing, pole bending, and team roping, as well as weekly open pro rodeos.
Bulverde, TX(830) 980-2205
Coyote Springs in Seguin is a 30-acre ranch just east of San Antonio that boards horses and hosts a range of equestrian events. The facility’s new barn has 16 12-by-12-foot stalls that all can expand to become 12-by-24. Horses are turned out in the 25-acre pasture as often and for as long as possible each day. Boarders receive one lesson per month, twice-daily feeding of local Livengood feed, coastal hay, and alfalfa, blanketing during winter months, and an in-house farrier. Owners also get a discount on entries to on-site clinics and shows.
Seguin, TX(210) 213-8514
Doringcourt Horse Boarding Stables is a family-oriented facility in Bulverde that also provides instruction and training in all riding disciplines. The company offers a multiple horse discount on boarding. The facility opened in 2004 and has expanded to include a 90-by-225-foot arena, two 66-foot lighted round pens, and individual tack rooms. One owner says of Doringcourt Horse Boarding Stables, “We have boarded our horse here for over three years. He has never been healthier and happier! We love the facility; close to town, easy to get to, and the staff is exceptional.”
Bulverde, TX(210) 392-9627
Double Diamond Equestrian Center provides premium horse boarding, training, and riding in Boerne. The centerpiece of the facility is a lighted 110-by-200-foot indoor arena that includes three hot walkers, four wash stalls, turnout paddocks, and four round pens. Horses are boarded in stalls that are at least 12-by-12-foot in size and cleaned daily. Horses are fed twice daily and turned out on weekdays for half a day in individual paddocks or all day in a mixed herd. Double Diamond Equestrian Center requires only 30 days notice for termination of boarding contracts.
Boerne, TX(830) 816-1724
Haddad Ranch provides horse boarding, breeding, breaking, and training services in Seguin. The facility offers both temporary and year-round boarding, with both stables and pastures at the horses’ disposal. The facility prepares horses for sale by offering grooming and training services. Haddad Ranch also breaks horses for the halter or for racing.
Seguin, TX(830) 303-4109
In the Irons Equestrian Center has provided horse boarding and training services in Leon Springs for 14 years. The facility’s amenities include stalls in two sizes, two lighted arenas, a 20-by-60-meter dressage arena, climate-controlled tack room, and on-site tack shop. Horses receive a customized feeding program, day or night turnout, a fly control misting system, and blanketing. In the Irons Equestrian Center also assists with facilitating veterinarian and farrier visits. The facility also provides dressage training and instruction, as well as show horses for sale or lease.
Boerne, TX(210) 698-5270
La Sita Stables is a family ranch in Atascosa that offers horse boarding and training in Southwest Texas. The stables are a self-care, self-feed facility that offers boarders a range of amenities such as covered stables, private tack rooms, a horse walk, and turnout areas, at prices from $75 to $100. The arena supports pole racing, straightaway racing, and barrel racing, complete with a timer system for barrel racing practice.
Atascosa, TX(210) 438-3537
Maner Horse Ranch & Boarding follows the principles of natural horsemanship in providing horse care, boarding, and other services in Atascosa. Natural boarding involves horses socializing as a herd, grazing in pastures to supplement coastal hay feedings, and being barefoot on the ranch’s sandy soil. Full-care boarding with hay and feed, once-daily feeding, turnout, and stall cleaning costs $400 per month. Maner Horse Ranch & Boarding has 22 stalls inside a barn or outside, three paddocks, tack room, a lighted 200-by-250-foot arena, stock tank, and wash rack.
Atascosa, TX(254) 833-1311
Marcos Stables is a full-care horse boarding facility in San Antonio. The facility welcomes horses of all disciplines, including dressage, three-day eventing, and Western. All stalls are 12-by-14-foot with 20-foot runs. Horses are turned out individually every weekday. Marcos Stables offers four types of grain for its thrice-daily feedings, and stalls are cleaned daily. Boarding fees also include winter blanketing and running a fan in the barn during the summer. The facility also has a lighted covered arena, outdoor jump and dressage arenas, and a basic cross-country jumping course for the use of its boarders.
San Antonio, TX(210) 698-2603
Oak Valley Stables in San Antonio offers boarding and horse riding lessons. Boarding rates are determined by the services required. The property became the original polo barn and field for the city in 1921, and the current owners took control 70 years later. The facility holds a summer horse camp that provides participants instruction in English and Western riding styles as well as trail lessons.
San Antonio, TX(210) 227-4310
Retama Equestrian Center offers premium boarding services for all horse breeds and riding disciplines in Selma. The center features seven barns with nearly 140 stalls that are 12-by-24-foot in size. The full-care boarding plan includes feedings three times a day of coastal hay, grain, and alfalfa, twice-daily stall cleaning, daily turnout, and 24-hour on-site care. Retama Equestrian Center has four riding areas, an indoor arena, outdoor all-weather arena, and grass jumping arena where it offers lessons in dressage, Western, hunter/jumper, and speed event disciplines.
Selma, TX(210) 313-0720
Spring Creek Stables is a new full-service equestrian facility on 25 acres in San Antonio. The barn features 18 stalls, a tack and feed room, grooming area, and an indoor wash rack with hot and cold water. Horses are fed grain and hay at morning and at night, with daily stall cleaning and shavings added as needed. Daily or nightly turnout is available upon request, and on-site staff monitors the horses 24 hours a day and will contact owners immediately if any problems are detected. The facility also has an outdoor arena and a 50-foot solid wall round pen.
San Antonio, TX(210) 784-0051
T&S Stables offers full-, partial-, and self-care horse boarding services in Schertz for all breeds, sizes, and disciplines, including miniatures and mules. The facility features two barns. The main barn’s stalls are 12-by-12-feet with attached 12-by-20-foot runs. The south barn features larger stalls and runs suitable for horses with special needs or mares in foal. All boarders can access the facility’s arena, round pen, wash rack, pastures, and paddocks. T&S Stables also has personal tack lockers that are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Self-care boarding costs $175 per month, with partial- and full-care boarding subcontracted at an additional cost.
Schertz, TX(210) 654-0811
The Shahan Ranch in Pleasanton provides full- or partial-care horse boarding, riding lessons, horse training, and competitive cutting horse showings. Owner Wes Shahan was inducted into the National Cutting Horse Association Non-Pro Hall of Fame in 2006. The ranch is on 230 acres in South Texas, 30 minutes south of San Antonio.
Pleasanton, TX(830) 570-7035
Wrenwood Farm & Stables is a premier boarding facility in San Antonio near the Rose Palace. The facility’s amenities include shady paddocks that are cleaned daily, open, well-ventilated stalls with rubber floor mats, group or individual turnout, and covered wash racks with hot and cold water. Wrenwood Farm & Stables provides high-quality feeds and hay fed four times per day, and horses are supervised 24 hours a day. Manure is routinely removed offsite for parasite and insect control.
San Antonio, TX(210) 508-1112