Heart of Texas Equestrian Academy offers Western and English horseback riding lessons for ages four and up and of all skill levels. We have lesson horses for use or you can bring your own horse to our facility located just a quick 20 minute drive from Waco. Equipment, including helmets, saddles, etc. are included in the lesson. Full and Half Leases of our lesson horses are available for pre-approved riders who would like more riding time and to compete in schooling shows throughout Texas. 


Students will progress through levels of
instruction that cover:

  • Handling horses

  • Grooming and tacking up (saddling)

  • Preparing for a lesson with lunging or round pen work

  • Horsemanship and equitation

  • Basic riding foundation, then specialization (Eventing, Stock Horse, etc.)

  • Drills and exercises to develop a balanced, independent seat, and confidence

Ready to ride with us?

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Riding Lessons

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Fill out pages 8-10 and bring them with you to your first lesson

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Heart of Texas Equestrian Academy

14245 N Hwy 6

Valley Mills, TX 76689

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