A UNIQUE HORSE ADVENTURE IN DINOSAUR VALLEY STATE PARK
Saddle up and enjoy some spectacular views as you ride along Dinosaur Valley State Park scenic trails. Being on the back of a horse gives you a different perspective of the park’s untouched beauty and a connection with the past. EERCC is honored to share our love of horses, nature and the past with our guest.
Wangler Assisted Ride (WAR-Ride)
Saddle up Buckaroos (Kiddos)! Introduce yourself to our string of horses. Wrangler will explain basics of riding the horse. Once comfortable, the adventure begins! Wrangler leads Buckaroos down the trail covered by a canopy of native trees. They will encounter small inclines and navigate horse through turns on the trail. Wrangler maintains hands-on contact with horse and rider. Parents are welcomed to come along and walk beside their Buckaroos to take pictures along the way. Kiddos 3-11 years of age.
Ride along a trail under canopies of gorgeous Bur Oaks, Pecans, and various species of trees. We will make our way past the Ballroom site alongside the banks of the Paluxy River. Trail opens to a spectacular view of native grass. City Slicker has a slow level pace. Designed for beginners. Horses are matched to compliment your riding experience. 6 years and up. ( height/weight requirement)
City Slicker Ride 30 Min $30.00
Horse Shoe Trail Ride (One hr )
Riders will experience 150 acres of equine only trails. Ride along a trail under gorgeous Bur Oaks, Pecans, and various species of trees. We follow banks of the Paluxy River. Trail opens to a field with a spectacular view of native grass. Riders will wind and navigate their way up limestone hills. Views of the valley peek out and are spectacular from horseback. Once at the top, horses will wind though wooded areas full of beautiful wildlife. Horses are matched to compliment your riding experience. 8 years and up. ( height/weight requirement)
Horseshoe trail ride 1 hour $60.00
Meet at the D.V.S.P. Gift Shop approximately 30 minutes prior to dusk/sunset. See the park in the gorgeous evening on top of our old farm wagon pulled by big draft horses. During our journey, we stop for s’mores around the ole Texas campfire. Cowboy coffee is ready on the fire to warm you and keep this Texas tradition alive.