The Ranch

For our family, this is heaven on earth. And with a glad heart, open our doors to share this beautiful land with you and yours. While staying at HarBet Lodge, you curate your time and experience.

The Ranch is full of wonder, opportunity, and ample space, complete with countless amenities- something everyone will love.

Schedule a Ranch Tour or Activity

Image of mini horses and chickens at HarBet Lodge in Alvin Texas near Houston

Feed the Minis

Feed the mini horses, Quiznos and Rooster.

Image of vet Gregg Knape at the veterinary clinic at HarBet Lodge in Alvin Texas near Houston

Learn from Doc

Take a tour of the large animal veterinary clinic, or join doc for morning rounds.

Image of chickens with eggs at HarBet Lodge in Alvin Texas near Houston

Gather Chicken Eggs

Enjoy the delight of wonderment as you gather chicken eggs.

Image of guests riding horses at HarBet Lodge Ranch in Alvin Texas near Houston

Tour the Ranch

Take a 30-minute driving tour by mule, hayride or ATV.

Image of guest with fish from pond at HarBet Lodge In Alvin Texas

Fish on Property

Catch and release Bass fishing on the bak of the private lake on the Ranch.

Visit Knape Beef – our grass-fed cattle beef operation.


Clinic Tours 

Basic (Complimentary Tour)

  • 15-minute walkthrough
  • Always available when clinic is open

Large Animal Veterinary Experience

($200 per tour)

  • See treatments and care of large animals as it happens on a day-to-day basis 
  • Equine (Horses): dental work, routine vaccinations, lameness exams, surgery (if scheduled), health exams, personal visit with veterinarian
  • Bovine (Cattle): general health exams, use of cattle chute, vaccinations, palpations, artificial insemination, minor surgery
  • Mornings only (8:30am-12:00pm)
  • Reservation required
  • Groups no larger than 4
  • Tour will be 2-3 hours.

Ranch Tour

  • 30-minute driving tour with ATV or hay ride
  • Horse care and handling
  • How to saddle a horse
  • Grass-fed beef cattle operation

(2-Night Minimum Stay Required for Tours)


Fishing: $100 per 2 hour timeblock

  • Private lake on property
  • 2-hour bank Bass fishing
  • Catch and release only
  • No fishing license required

Feed miniature horses

Gather chicken eggs

Herb garden

Honey tasting from Honey bees

Coming Soon

Horse Riding Trail 

Cook-outs (night)

Star-gazing / Full moon watch at the lake

Weekend Farmer’s Market

All guests choosing experiences or tours will be required to sign a waiver to join activities.

Big Texas Hospitality

S’mores always available

Charcuterie board and wine on arrival

Cheryl’s grandchildren make the bubble bath provided.