Comedian Will Rogers once quipped, “A man that don’t love a horse, there is something the matter with him.” Experiencing Fort Worth by horseback is a memorable experience for any occasion, from a romantic date night to corporate team building. See Fort Worth with a little extra horsepower.
You've heard of the legendary Chisholm Trail, and now you can experience a part of it the way real cowboys did 150 years ago. Rides department from the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, head down a section of the old trail and then along the Trinity River, where you will have sweeping views of the Downtown Fort Worth skyline. A 30-minute ride with Stockyards Stables runs at $50 per person, with hour-long excursions going for $80 per person.
Located 20 minutes away from downtown on the Southwest side of Fort Worth, Benbrook Stables offers an escape from the city onto a 100-acre ranch on Lake Benbrook. Riders will splash through brooks and travel down trails lined with wildflowers along the lakefront. Benbrook Stables charge $70 per hour and is cash only.
Both Benbrook and Stockyards Stables have a minimum age of eight years old for all riders.
Dating back to the old west, carriages and stagecoaches are a common form of transportation in the Stockyards. Better yet, they are a fun and romantic way to get around, making for a perfect family excursion or date-night getaway. The best way to see the Stockyards in style, a carriage ride is a can’t-miss opportunity to step into the past. Carriages and stagecoaches run daily from 10:30AM to 6PM and stop in front of the RFD-TV/Cowboy Channel Offices. Rides can be booked through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whether you need a horse-drawn carriage for a wedding, quinceañera or parade, Brazos Carriage has you covered. The company provides services to all of Fort Worth, including in Sundance Square and the Stockyards and is ready for any sort of event.