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“Saddle Up!” and Bring Your Horse to Cat Spring, Texas

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Horse lovers, it’s time to saddle up and go on a different adventure! You and your horse are tired of the same old scenery, so why not beat the boredom of your familiar surroundings and enjoy a vacation fit for human and horse alike?

If an equestrian vacation package sounds like sweet music to your ears (and with a whinny of approval from your hooved companion), then the folks at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch have just the thing for equestrians of all ages and skill levels. A horseback riding vacation in the beautiful Texas Hill country on a 500-acre ranch, located an hour West of Houston.

Horse Riding Classes Texas

BYOH (Bring Your Own Horse)! If you don’t have your own horse to bring along, BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch has all the horses you need for group rides and lessons. Our Texas ranch also features boarding accommodations for guests, as well as an all-inclusive horseback riding vacation package.

Our equestrian heritage traces back to the 1830’s, when settlers made the first resemblance of a ranch. By the early 1900’s, it has been an operating ranch, even upon being sold to the owner of an energy company, who developed the property as a Brangus ranch in the 1970’s.

What is BYOH?

You and your favorite riding buddy can enjoy miles of trails at our working ranch, with a complete package that includes two-nights of boarding for one horse, the use of riding trails each day, a daily picnic lunch, access to a fire pit for evening cookouts, one delicious barbecue dinner with a ribeye steak dinner, and setup for horseshoes. Here is a breakdown:

Boarding for one horse 2 nights*

  • Use of Riding Trails every day
  • Firepit each night
  • BBQ Dinner one evening
  • Ribeye steak dinner one evening
  • Picnic lunch each day
  • Horseshoes set up

This two-night package is $199 per person, plus the cost of accommodations (two-night minimum requirement). Booking a package is as easy as calling 1-713-301-3235.

Have Horse, Will Travel

Horse boarding for guests bringing their favorite equine companion along for the ride costs $35 per night, per horse. That includes a private paddock and loafing shed. Owners must provide their own feed, produce required veterinary documents, and sign a boarding agreement. Travel to Texas for a real riding vacation, whether you have a horse or ride one of ours!

Cat Spring, TX Ranch You don’t have to have a horse or even be an equestrian enthusiast to enjoy a picnic lunch at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch. A guide will take you to your own picnic site alongside BlissWood’s private lake. Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature while relaxing and enjoying a delicious meal. A golf cart will be available to return you to your lodging quarters. The cost is $189 per couple plus cost of accommodations.

Trail Rides and Lessons

There’s plenty of room to roam and take in the surroundings of Mother Nature at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch, which features beautiful meadows, babbling creeks, serene ponds and lush forests. We offer guided trail rides and riding lessons for adults and children alike.  A one-hour guided ride is $69 per guest, but you don’t have to be a guest to partake.  The fee for non-guests is $99 per person.  Children must be age 13 or older and all of those under the age of 18 will be allowed to ride only at the discretion of the trail guide. Horseback riding lessons are $50 per half-hour for adults and $25 per half-hour for children.

With all of the options and features available, BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is an ideal destination for equestrians and non-horse enthusiasts alike. So either saddle up or pick up the phone and call 1-713-301-3235 to arrange for your vacation away and from the norm today.

Horseback Riding Outside Houston

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Looking for a new place to ride your horses? Consider bringing them to our Texas Vacation Ranch outside Houston for a weekend or a week. Our guest ranch is situated on nearly 650-acres of rolling meadows, oak forests, creeks and ponds. Our land is your land while you’re here – saddle your horses and ride to your hearts’ content.

You’re horses will be stalled as long as you stay in our Texas vacation cabins. Enjoy a daily ride on the ranch or head out to explore the country lanes of Cat Spring; since it’s spring, wildflowers are blooming most everywhere you look.

After a day in the saddle, you’ll find relaxing on the porch of your cabin delightful.


At Lehmann Ranch, 1 hour west of Houston

13251 Newberg Rd.
Cat Spring, TX 78933

Email: Carol@BlissWood.net
Phone: 713-301-3235

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