Family Rides

Horse trail riding on Queensland's Darling Downs


Emu Creek is just a short 20 minutes north of  Crows Nest via Toowoomba and 2 hours west of  Brisbane Qld Australia


  • You can come and experience horseback riding on our friendly, good natured Quarter Horses.


  • In comfortable western saddles, you will have a relaxing ride through a working cattle property. 


  • Our trails will take you through picturesque country where wallabies, wild deer and native bird life thrive. From rolling hills you will witness magnificent views of surrounding mountains and farmland.


  • Cowboy Up horses are also hired for movies and commercials, so you could be riding one of our movie horses on the trail.

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Learn more about the trails and prices see  "The Trails" 

or contact us for more information.


 Ph 07 4698 4772



After your ride try our whip cracking or learn to rope the dummy steer horns just like the cowboys do it!

It's great fun. Any one can do it! 

$5 per person 


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Birthday Rides

Cattle Musters

Tourist Groups

Monthly Moonlight Rides

Caravan and Bus parking available


We support

The Australian Quarter Horse Association

  Horseback Riding Program


First Aid Certificate 


Accredited Instructor 

Accredited Trail guide



The meaning behind "Cowboy Up"

cow·boy up   (ko̵ubo̵i′ upVerb

  • It means when things are getting tough you have to get back up, dust yourself off and keep trying.

  • When faced with a hard chore, it's a shift in attitude from "can't" to a positive "can-do" with confidence and a non-complaining spirit that becomes contagious.

  • Used in the same sense as the expression "get yourself together."

  Let us take you on a relaxing ride to give you the time to "Cowboy Up" ready for your day.