Happy Trails Carriage Service



Creating Happiness One Memory at a Time…

Call or text 214-662-6705 for pricing and availability. Please include the date, time and location to receive pricing and availability. This information must be given to get a quote. You can also email us at happycarriage@yahoo.com or happycarriage@peoplepc.com. Calling or texting is the fastest way to reach us! Pricing begins at $500.

We no longer operate in Downtown McKinney. We are only available for private events.

Important note: In the months of June through September we are only available between 8pm and 10am for carriage work. Between the hours of 10am-8pm is just too hot for our beloved horses to work or even stand on the hot pavement, let alone ride in a metal trailer on the asphalt to get to an event.  We suggest exits for end of your wedding instead of arrivals or we can recommend a limousine company for other transportation options in the heat of Texas summer. Also effective September 1, 2013 sparklers are prohibited around the horses and carriage at any time. Fire, smoke and horses never mix! Leave the fireworks at home and be safe!

We offer beautiful, show groomed, well mannered horses for weddings, India weddings, surprise engagements, Unicorns, romantic outings, corporate parties,  parades, photo shoots, advertisements, television and film productions and other events throughout the D/FW and north Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. Our well trained, calm horses work inside ballrooms of hotels as well as they do in traffic.   The horses can only pull the carriages 3 miles in one hour, so please keep this in mind for distance and timing purposes. We can also not travel on busy roads or highways. We also do not work in extreme weather i.e. in the heat of the day in summer, (see above statement) or in snow and ice, as it is not safe for humans or horses.

Please call or text today to reserve your horse or carriage for your event.  All events are custom and are by reservation only.   

Pride Parade 2017Pictured above is the Dallas Pride 2017 Parade with the Dallas Red Foundation.  We won Best Non-Profit entry.

Check out our newest video that we had the honor of being a part of from Brandon Steward Productions! We come in at 1:50.


For safety purposes using anything that makes noise or visual fear, i.e. ( robotics, fireworks, sparklers, glow sticks, poppers, confetti, silly string, cap guns, anything thrown in the air, balloon releases, and live dove releases) are prohibited around the horses or carriage at any time due to safety of all around us. All instructions from the driver or horse handler must be followed at all times. No one may slap or assault the horses. These rules are to ensure safety for the horses, people and surrounding property. They are required so we stay in good standing with our insurance company.


Photo of Jewel in her Baraat costume by Shannon Skloss Photography

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We were recently featured in an ad for the Ground Control Horseshoes all our horses wear for traction and comfort as well as prevention of hoof and joint problems. 

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There are also endless photography opportunities available such as engagement photos, fantasy and costumed photos or family portraits. Enter or exit your next event with elegance and grace. Ride in as a knight in shining armor to propose, into the wedding of your dreams as prince charming, or ride together down the aisle on our gorgeous white horses or Unicorns. Photo below by Courtnie Dee Photography.


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11130098_10153985090617699_2647044506477420633_nJewel our magickal Unicorn!


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We are available for all kinds of events, weddings, parties, anniversaries and celebrations. Below we are seen in a promotional video for Chandler’s Gardens just outside McKinney.

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Bring your favorite cd, mp3 or ipod and relax to your favorite music as you cruise on any of our luxurious carriages.

Happy Trails Carriage Service is fully licensed and insured.


Watch our commercial on who we are and how much we love our horses and our jobs!


We won the best Limousine Category on the Dallas A List for 2011! We placed 2nd in 2012, 2014 and 2016!