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Horse About Trails

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Wonderful horse riding thru the mountains

We really enjoyed our horse riding experience last evening with John. He is so funny! Great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Travelbird2Earth
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Cape Town
The Most Wonderful Ride

You have to experience it for yourself! John and Joe are truly wonderful people with a deep love... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
KimmieEMis
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Horse About Trails offers magnificent horse trails and activities in the Western Cape. Just over an hour from Cape Town, situated in the majestic Witzenberg Valley, we are conveniently located between the towns of Tulbagh, Wolseley and Ceres, with...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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De Heuvel Farm | R46 between Tulbagh and Wolseley, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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+27 82 884 9881
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All reviews experienced riders private ride cape town great ride wonderful horses beautiful scenery whole family well taken care morning ride horse riding experience thanks john fantastic morning cant wait longer ride made us feel amazing experience forest
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our horse riding experience last evening with John. He is so funny! Great pictures you’ve taken John too! The ride is sooo scenic and the sun going down, the colors, and the reflection of the sun on the Witzenberg mountain, sooo beautiful!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

You have to experience it for yourself! John and Joe are truly wonderful people with a deep love for their animals. The horses are all fantastic and the trails are beautiful! It is also great to do a trail ride where the horses are so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This was a great experience, John made us feel comfortable within minutes, even though we were novice riders The farm/estate is quite far from the main road which makes it very quiet in a beautiful scenery. Absolute great ride through the wine fields and around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ArdHeinkens
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

It is funny how when you meet an animal you get to know them like people and how you actually have alot in common with them. That's what horse about trails us all about. Matching people to horses. My horse pedro was fat stubborn loved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nadia M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you are in the area a must for a wine tasting really outstanding wines available at reasonable price

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mikeaJ3743LD
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Cash only. I had never been on a horse before and worried about what I had gotten myself into. We arrived early and spent some time with the horses while we waited for other people to arrive. They're generally calm and well behaved. I was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emerald212
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Spent the afternoon riding with Jo and John and their well taken care of horses.It takes more than one hour drive from Cape town but definetly worth it! Wine country at its best!More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yigal n
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Dear Yigal and family, thank you kindly for taking the time to review your visit with us. It was wonderful to meet your family and so glad that you got to see another part of our beautiful country during your stay in Cape Town. We...More

Reviewed February 13, 2018

I took my son to ride with Jo at Horse About Trails. She's incredibly patient and knowledgeable, and has a real way with kids. The horses are so well cared for, and Aidan could not stop talking about his time there. It's a great way...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AtellR
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Dear Atell, we so appreciate you taking the time to leave a review on your sons experience meeting our horses, his smile throughout the ride was special to behold. We look forward to him visiting again, the magic forest awaits! Thank you for visiting Horse...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018

My wife and I went riding here and had an excellent time! It was my first time riding, and Jo took her time to make sure I was comfortable. The location is a great time to visit. My wife went on a longer ride as...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Timothy O
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Dear Timothy, we loved meeting you both and thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Horse About Trails. We hope that you had a wonderful time on the rest of your visit to South Africa and that you will visit again...More

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

One of the best decisions to arrange horse riding with some friends at horse about trails, particularly with John and jo. They were just magnificent from arranging a booking to the awesome riding. To even assisting with all our concerns and arrangements. My wife, 14...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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