Treat yourself to the ultimate horseback ride.

Laugh your way through a Goat Yoga class.

Enjoy an ice cold beer with a view.

Conveniently located 1 mile NW of downtown Vail, Colorado,

our rustic, little outfit offers something for everyone.

Now booking Summer 2019 Tours.

Open 7 days a week June 7-September 28th.  Possible dates available in May and October depending on snow and weather.  Check back after May 15th for the executive decision.


Parent-Led Pony Rides 

Kids 0-5yrs   $20 for 20 minutes

first come, first served, all day 9am-4pm – walk on our beautiful trails



After your ride, enjoy a cold beverage at  


The Crooked Cow Saloon is stocked with cold brew and wine.  We have the Happiest Hour in Town when the goats are available to socialize with the patrons as we pour drinks and play good music between 3:30 and 5:30pm. 

We offer super-special pricing on select varieties of beer and wine.  The beer garden with a view is enormous, including shady spots, sunny areas, picnic tables, home-built pallet furniture (lower your expectations Pinterest fans), hammocks, social areas, and cozy, private zones.   We have free games available for play such as corn hole, washers and cards.  Parking available everyday.  

Note:  The weather forecast will ruin more vacations than the actual weather will.  Just book it!


For crazy outdoor fun, we have Goat Yoga classes

Goats & Wine!! (or soda)

 and Goats & Wine sessions where you can enjoy wine with some furry, comedic companions.  Parents, sign up the kids and relax in the hammocks.  Or, join them for great family fun.  Click here to book.  

For those that just want to sit back and relax in the shade while others ride, because after all, you are on vacation, do it in a hammock while soaking up our outstanding views with an adult beverage, we offer frosty cold beer, wine, mixed-drinks or non-alcoholic beverage at the Crooked Cow Saloon.

At Vail Stables we like to enjoy the Cowboy Life- with a twist!


What?  No horseback riding for the kids under 5 years old?  We do have pony rides!!

Click here to check out  What Happened to the Kids Program?

If horseback riding isn’t on your, Little Buckaroo’s playlist, they still find ways to be occupied in the play area or feed treats to the horses while you chill at our saloon with cold beer, wine and mixed drinks from local craft brewers and distilleries.  Plenty of snacks and drinks for kiddos too.  Don’t forget!  Goat Yoga allows kids 8yrs+ to enjoy a class.


Vail Stables is uncompromisingly Colorado, specializing in beautiful mountain horseback rides near the town of Vail.  We have been the leading provider of tours on horseback for over 17 years and offer adventurers an all-access pass into the backcountry of the White River National Forest on our gentle horses with friendly, experienced guides, on awe-inspiring trails. The spirit of the Old West rides on the breezes flowing through the quaking Aspens and echoes in the squeaking leather saddles.  Our passion is to create transformational experiences through horseback riding.