About Us

  Elm Ridge Stables, located in Temple, Texas, was founded in 1980 by Robert and Linda Malsbary. It is a 21 stall facility with a 250' X 125' lighted sand arena, multiple grass turnout areas, and over 70 acres of trail riding. Elm Ridge offers riding lessons, trail rides, birthday parties, boarding, and training.


Robert Malsbary

30 years in horse business
Past competitor in amateur-owner and equitation
Trained year-end champions and reserve champions  
Past president of THJA and CTHJA
B.S. from UT Austin (1972)
Retired teacher (22yrs as English and history instructor)




32 years in horse business.
Former Hunter/Dressage trainer and competitor.
Trained and qualified "Secret Legend" for Southwest Dressage               Championships.
B.A. (Psychology) M.S. (Social Work) UT Austin.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Provider of Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy for children and adults.

Linda Malsbary