Rescuing Texas’ Once Wild Horses

May 21, 2024 | By

Get a Taste of the Cowboy Life at a Texas Dude Ranch

October 27, 2022 | By Clayton Maxwell

In Texas, It’s Never Too Late to Learn How to Ride a Horse

February 7, 2022 | By Layne  Van Vranken

Where Did All of Texas’ Wild Mustangs Go?

August 26, 2021 | By Asher Elbein

Go Behind the Scenes at the Equine Mecca of Texas

August 29, 2019 | By Dana Joseh

You don’t have to be the moneyed owner of an expensive Western-performance or hunter-jumper horse to see such magnificent animals in this exclusive setting. Some of the premier horse farms and ranches of North Texas grant inside access to their facilities and their resident four-legged celebrities. Six behind-the-scenes public bus tours are offered each year—three in the spring and three in the fall—as well as private group tours by appointment. Winding through countryside once devoted to peanut farms, each six-hour bus tour stops for visits at two of the more than 350 horse farms that collectively stable roughly 40,000 animals.

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

March 10, 2015 | By

The American Quarter Horse is prized for its versatility, from ranch work to its speed on the quarter-mile track—the inspiration for its name.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price


Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.