About Us


     'Lilyvale' is a working beef cattle property, breeding    Angus cattle. All our horses have had experience in cattle work as well as trail riding.

Cowboy Up Trail Riding is run by husband and wife team, Peter and Gillian Gould with over 30 years experience in the western horse industry training and breeding Quarter Horses. 

Over the last ten years, Peter has worked with horses on several films both overseas and domestically, including Baz Luhrman's 'Australia', teaching actors and extras to ride. It was this love of helping people get started and confidence building, that generated the trail riding business idea. 

Peter is a great teacher specialising in beginners and people who havenít ridden for a long time

Cowboy Up also supplies horses for film and commercials specialising in quiet horses for main actors.


Peter (left) with Hugh Jackman on Malcolm  (centre) and Executive Producer Mac Brown  on 'Chilly' (right) at Sydney pre production for movie "Australia"

Peter with Nicole Kidman on 'Chilly' at Sydney
Jack Thompson and Peter (riding double) at Kununarra WA

Peter with David Wenham on set in Bowen
Peter teaching Thai actress in Thailand


Thai stunt men on set

Peter in control of an elephant in Thailand      TOP