A Texas Hill Country Guest Ranch for
The Ultimate Horseback Riding Vacation or Nature Vacation

Ride your horse or one of ours, hike or bike across 6000 acres of beautiful Texas Hill Country!

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Welcome to Paradise! Located at the 100+ year old headquarters of the original Britsch family ranch in Bandera County, Texas, Hill Country Equestrian Lodge offers the ultimate horseback riding or nature vacation in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Abundant open space surrounds our guests with exquisite vistas, and a quiet, private environment like no other. Here, trails wind through 6000 acres of live oaks, yucca, and wildflowers, while deer, wild turkey, rabbits, and other wildlife share the surrounding countryside. Our authentic yet luxurious accommodations, our personalized approach to service, and our interactive, educational riding program set our ranch apart from the rest. We are sometimes imitated, but never duplicated. Click on the links below to learn more:

Accommodations. Authentic pioneer-style cabins, built of limestone and cedar, echo a simpler time, while providing our guests comfort and sanctuary from the rigors of modern-day life.
Equestrian Lodge Calendar 2022. Dates for all of our events including Riding Clinics, Cattle Clinics and more.
Experience the Magic of a True Horse and Rider Relationship. We believe every rider deserves to feel the magic of true interaction with their horse. That’s why our approach to riding is personalized and educational unlike others. Click on this link to learn more about our small, personalized trail rides and our lesson programs.
Whole Horsemanship Riding Clinics are offered throughout the year in 5 or 7-day formats for guests wishing to improve their horsemanship skills. Students learn to draw upon methods ranging from Join-Up to Centered Riding and beyond in order to achieve the ultimate horse and rider relationship. Click on this link for current clinic dates and to learn more.

Girls' Summer Riding Camp 2020. Conducted by Dianne Lindig, Best of Texas Riding Instructor of the Year. 1, 2 or 3 week camps. All skill levels, Western or English. Limited to 12 total riders, no more than 3 students per instructor. 1 horse, 1 student - no horse sharing! Free boarding if you bring your own horse. For more information see our camp website: Texas Riding Camps

Guest Horse Boarding. For guests who wish to bring their own horses, Hill Country Equestrian Lodge offers beautiful, safe and clean boarding facilities with ride-in, ride-out access to over 40 miles of trails.
Nature Vacations. The ranch’s location adjacent to 5500 acre Hill Country State Natural Area makes it ideal for hiking, biking, birding, and other nature activities.
The Lodge Store. Your source for Whole Horsemanship DVD’s, T-Shirts, Caps, Visors, Peter Lovett's music and more.
Team Sorting and Penning Clinics, June 3-5 and November 11-13, 2022. Join the fun and improve your skill! Limited to 12 participants per clinic!
Email: info@hillcountryequestlodge.com
1580 Hay Hollar Road
Bandera, Texas 78003

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