For $20, today's side deal gets you a private, one-hour rodeo horse-riding lesson from Duke Williams Performance Horses (a $45 value). Lessons are held at the Hidden Springs Equestrian Center in Converse. Riders and straddlers ages 8 and up (depending on ability) are welcome to learn the mysteries of the equine mobile from the inside out.
Each one-on-one horse lesson will be crafted to your abilities and goals, whether that's just riding successfully as a beginner or practicing your advanced reining skills. You'll also have the opportunity to learn the basic care of a horse, including how to properly brush and saddle him. Once atop your maned ship, you can train in a variety of styles and experiment with the subtle techniques of reining, roping, and wrangling. A musician as well as an accomplished trainer and rodeoer, Duke Williams is skilled in the ways of the saddled steed. Call ahead to schedule your lesson.