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Address: Seven Passes Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Phone Number: 0824945642
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At the base of the majestic Outeniqua mountains in the Wilderness, lies our...

At the base of the majestic Outeniqua mountains in the Wilderness, lies our little charming horse ranch, Black Horse Trails. We are a relaxed and friendly bunch with whom you can enjoy a precious few hours of your holiday time, in a true animal crazy environment.The beautiful Friesian horse is our breed of choice for our trail riding due to their friendly, easy going temperaments and good manners.We have suitable steeds for any level of experience you may or may not have on a horses back, everyone is welcome!

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Wonderful experience

Everything about the ride was superb. Our guide Andrea, was warm, friendly, patient & attentive to our needs. The horses were easy to handle & the forest setting just magical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2016
Zev J
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Everything about the ride was superb. Our guide Andrea, was warm, friendly, patient & attentive to our needs. The horses were easy to handle & the forest setting just magical. Thank you for a wonderful experience!!!

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

A trek through the wondrous forest on horseback with an optional trot now and again for those who are experienced or learning to ride made this an unforgettable horse ride! At the end of the ride we were greeted by the beautiful rock pools and had a swim in the chilly waters before heading back. Our horses Jack and Sophia... More 

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Hopefield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The most amazing experience on the best horses ever, Sophia and Artemis were our steeds and were receptive to an old duck and young buck. Gave us the most fantabulous ride through pine forests - the smell, the track, the rock pool - definitely a heavenly experience. Andrea our guide, a gem - considerate and informative - just a lovely... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Thanks to Andrea for giving us a wonderful horse ride through the stunning landscape - open land with the mountains as backdrop and the forest. Good value as well.

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Rondebosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We were met by Lizzie & Mia who were bubbly and made us feel welcome. They knew a lot about the horses and were able to map each of our personalities with the right horses. I rode Sophie (the Diva - like me LOL) and what an amazing horse she is. A bit stubborn at first but made me enjoy... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

A superb setting with horses, a new foal, chickens, dogs and other animals wandering freely through the gardens. We enjoyed a 90 minute ride through the woods doing some cantering and trotting whilst trying to avoid the low hanging branches. we even saw a monkey scampering up a tree.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

My daughter's horse riding booking (3 hours) in the woods with Black Horse trails (situated near Hoekwil village) turned out to be an excellent family event. Reception at the trial venue was warm and hearty and the guides quickly explained formalities and the various experiences/ activities that would be enjoyed along the route. Once the riders and their guides set-off,... More 

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Stephan H, Owner at Black Horse Trails, responded to this review

Wow, thank you Orca for your wonderfully detailed and poetic review. It makes us so happy to make our clients happy. I'm so glad you enjoyed Zucchini, our restaurant at Timberlake village. We hope to see you again some day, Kind regards, Lyndsay More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

100% recommendable! I've been here a couple of times during my stay in Wilderness. The horses are very reliable, the stables and all the property are clean, well decorated... The staff is very very nice and friendly! The first day we did the 1.5H, which was really cool. The second day we did the 3H to the waterfall, which was... More 

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Stephan H, Owner at Black Horse Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review aamow, I hope we see you again on your next visit. We are about to renovate the stables so they will look even better next time. Kind regards, Lyndsay More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely 3 hour ride with a group of 9 friends, some very experienced riders and some newbies (first-timers even!). This was no problem, as suitable horses were available for everybody. The horses look great and are treated with great care. The ride was beautiful with a nice stop at a waterfall (incl a refreshing swim). Our guides... More 

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Stephan H, Owner at Black Horse Trails, responded to this review

Thank you Amber and all your friends for joining us in the holidays. My guides had lots of fun taking you out. It was nice for them to take a bunch of experienced riders out for a fast ride. I hope you all have a great year, all our regards, Black horse team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Stunning scenery on horseback, with very friendly and accommodating guides. Take your swimming trunks if you do the 3 hour trip to the river.

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