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Hill Country Equestrian Lodge

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful stay - If you're looking for experiencing real ranch life, that's the place to go! We were staying in a little, cozy and clean suite with kitchen. One evening we were having a BBQ at the firering in front of our suite...More

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Response from Dianne L, Owner at Hill Country Equestrian LodgeResponded 3 days ago

So, they were indeed informed that breakfast goodies are stocked in the accommodation, not cooked at a different location that they would have had to go to, both by telephone, as well as in the informational email that was sent to them, as well as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to Hill Country Equestrian Lodge has become a much anticipated yearly get together for our group of friends. Some are dedicated cowgirls. Some like to ride occasionally. We all thrive on this yearly pilgrimage. Dianne and Peter are the perfect hosts and do...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Rose Cottage between Christmas and New Year's 2017, and loved every minute of it. Everything we needed was supplied -- the cottage was spacious, beautiful, and immaculately clean. The bed was incredibly comfortable, the kitchen was fully stocked with everything you...More

Thank Elise C
Response from Dianne L, Owner at Hill Country Equestrian LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Elise- I cannot thank you enough for your beautiful review, and more than that, for sharing part of your holidays with us. It was absolutely wonderful meeting you two and getting to know you- truly a gift to me. The greatest reward for me is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are heading back to HCEL over the holidays because my girls and I love this place and the wonderful owners, Dianne and Peter. The landscape is lovely, the cabins are well-designed, simple but elegant and comfortable, and the horses are beautifully cared-for and trained....More

Thank LPowellSATX2017
Response from Dianne L, Owner at Hill Country Equestrian LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking time to post such a well-written, concise review! It is always my pleasure to instruct you and your girls! You are wonderful, attentive students, and you always make great progress in your riding while here! I look forward to...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

The instructor is both very professional and very personal. She provided instructional readings on arrival- great resources! The tutelage time beside the horse is equally important and useful, as astride. She –and the two stable hands-quickly and easily gauged my ability around the horses, such...More

Thank pbstevens2017
Response from Dianne L, Owner at Hill Country Equestrian LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear "pb"- Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. It was truly my pleasure teaching you and riding with you. You have such a wonderful desire to learn, and a lot of natural ability with horses. I am excited...More

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Free Parking
Pool
Breakfast included
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cg0nzales
29 December 2016|
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Response from Dianne L | Property representative |
Hi, At this time our hot tub is heated, but not the pool.
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Kimberly S
19 July 2016|
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Response from Phil H | Reviewed this property |
In our case, the majority of the riding was instructional around a course in two outdoor arenas and one covered arena. My husband and I (mid-50's) enjoyed our 5 day session very much. The property is quite large with a... More
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Leonel24
14 March 2015|
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Response from Daniel L | Reviewed this property |
You can find their prices on their website or just email the owner.
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