The Learning Center

At The Balance Point

The Balance Point Equestrian Learning Center is located 6 miles South of historic downtown Bastrop (Texas). Bastrop is known for its Pine forests, lush rolling hills, and the meandering Colorado River.

The Balance Point Equestrian Learning Center is just 25 minutes from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport, 15 minutes from McKinney Roughs Equestrian Park, and about an hour from the Equestrian trails at Lake Sommerville. We are surrounded by some of the best riding trails in Texas!

The Balance Point also offers on premises, many trails to train on for both riders and drivers. The trails meander along the bluffs of Cedar Creek, through wooded hills and ravines, and across our coastal pastures and Pecan orchard.

Our other training areas include an outdoor dressage arena and round pen which typically remain usable throughout the worst rainy weather. We also have a covered viewing pavilion from which students and family can watch lessons out of the weather.

Evidence of Native American hunting camps can be found throughout the property, and on weekends, students can visit with the archeologists working on their dig next to the arena. It is a great learning experience for children and adults.

Arrangements can be made to spend the night on the ranch in the Carriage House, a rebuilt log cabin from the original Clearview Settlement.

Horses in residence at the Balance Point are individually fed “up the hill” in the barn, and enjoy turnout on the lower part of the ranch (25 acres of coastal pastures and pecan trees).

While the horses are not allowed down in the creek, humans can enjoy jumping in the spring fed swimming hole after a hot summer ride.

The Balance Point is a full service equestrian center offering riding and driving instruction, horse rehabilitation programs, horse training, weekend clinics, and boarding for students’ horses.

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