Comments from our Guests & Publications


Hill Country Equestrian Lodge is listed in Recommended Bed and Breakfasts Southwest by June Naylor, Globe Pequot Press.

The Lodge has also been featured in the following publications:

Texas Monthly, April 2001, "Cabin Fever"
American Cowboy, January 2001, "Travel Texas' Unforgettable Hill Country"
Elle Decor, November 2001, "Texas Hill Country", Where to Stay
Horse, February 2002, "Way Out West"- Lodge Lifestyle
Horse & Rider, November 2002, Horseman's handbook, "Great Getaways"

What our guests say about us...

"Everything about our time at your ranch was wonderful- your lessons, your horses, your beautiful cabins, & your gorgeous land. Thank you for sharing it all with us. As we said, we intend to return,"-Steve and Linny Ramsey, Detroit, MI

"Dear Dianne and Peter, I cannot tell you how much fun we had at your beautiful ranch this weekend. Your horses are outstanding and your staff is friendly and caring. Service is a lost art in our world today and you have recaptured it. My children and my wife benefitted greatly from Dianne's ability to teach and for the first time feel comfortable around horses...We wish you continued success." -Jay H. Meadows, President, Rapid Reporting, Ft. Worth, Texas

"Again, your generosity and talents have made the experience enefable" -Joanne and Barbara Cech, Vista, California

"Peter and Dianne, We would like to express our gratitude after your wonderful hospitality this weekend... Your location is so picturesque. Activities we participated in, the horseback riding, sitting under the stars, roasting marshmallows, enjoying the view while sitting in the hot tun and being able to witness one of the most beautiful sunstes I have ever enjoyed....all of this provided by Hill Country Equestrian Lodge and the two of you...we will never forget the time we spent...we will visit again." -Pamela Bowser-Crowder, Dallas, Texas

"Thank you soo much for the wonderful time I had...I had soooo much fun!!!! Please say hi to Tuffy and Blinky" -Hope Coleman, The Woodlands, Texas

"We had a wonderful stay. Peaceful, clean & charming only begin to describe the lodge and the surrounding texas Hill Country..." -Jim and Kathy Moon, Penn Yann, New York

"Thanks so much for a wonderful holiday. Kendall and I had the time of our lives. We can't describe how great the experience was, the cabin, the scenery, the trails, the weather..." -Russ K. Murphy, International Exploration, Kerr McGee Oil and Gas Corp., Houston, Texas

"Valia and I just wanted to tell you again what a great time we had at HCEL! Valia can't stop talking about it, & we're already trying to figure out when we'll return for a 2nd stay...she started to cry as she said goodbyes to the horses..." -Bill Gazis, Houston, Texas

"Dear Miss Dianne, Thank you for teaching me how to ride. It was fun...you are a great help...Say hi to Molly" -Ben Veitenheimer, Ft. Worth ,Texas Thank you for taking care of us at the cabin. And letting us ride horses. You were very nice" -Richard Veitenheimer, Ft. Worth, Texas

"I had a great time while I was at the ranch. Tell Tuffy, Annie, and Snowball I said hi. You will probably see me again. My mom also says hi." -Rebecca Brinkley, Charlotte, North Carolina