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Horse About Trails

#2 of 18 things to do in Tulbagh Features Animals
De Heuvel Farm | R46 between Tulbagh and Wolseley, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
+27 82 884 9881
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A breathtakingly beautiful ride for any experience level

I haven't been on a horse in about 25 years, but John was excellent at dealing with every level of... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2016
Wayne T
Such a great Horse Riding experience!

Last weekend we did a family horse ride (6 people) at Horse About Trails in Tulbagh - it was... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
Justin H
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Glencairn, Western Cape, South Africa
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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 Riebeek Kasteel and Worcester within easy reach and en route to Citrusdal and the Route62.Take a step back in time on one of our scenic trails in the foothills of the majestic Witzenberg Mountains, through vineyards, forests and farmland, set against a backdrop of arresting beauty.Our horse riding trails are suitable for all levels of rider. Experience the magic of a moonlight ride or book a romantic picnic after your horse ride. Ask about our Horse Riding Holidays.
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De Heuvel Farm | R46 between Tulbagh and Wolseley, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

I haven't been on a horse in about 25 years, but John was excellent at dealing with every level of experience in our group and clearly loves the horses. We were given very accurate briefs on the expected behaviour of each of our horses and...More

Thank Wayne T
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Dear Wayne, thank you for taking the time to post your review and for joining us on a Horse About Trail. It is always so special when guests take as much delight in the outing as we do. We are of course very lucky to...More

Reviewed September 15, 2016

Last weekend we did a family horse ride (6 people) at Horse About Trails in Tulbagh - it was brilliant! I really enjoyed the whole experience and doing at in Spring was an extra bonus with good weather and beautiful flowers along the trail. We...More

Thank Justin H
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Dear Justin, thank you for joining us as Horse About and for taking the time to leave a review. It was wonderful meeting your family. Spring is indeed beautiful, the flowers this year after the rain are everywhere! We hope that you will join us...More

Reviewed August 1, 2016

This was just the most amazing experience. I have had riding a horse on my bucket list for the last 39 years. To have had my first experience with such an amazing group of people made it worth the wait. Alabama will always be my...More

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Hi there - thank you for visiting us at Horse About Trails and for your kind review. Our guests feedback helps others when deciding on their holiday choices. So glad that you chose Horse About Trails to tick off a special outing on your bucket...More

Reviewed August 1, 2016

We are a family of 4 ( 2 kids aged 6 and 9) and were novice riders. We did the 1.5 hour ride with John and Spike. It was a beautiful, informative relaxing and most wonderful 2 hour experience with friendly, experienced guides.

Thank Brendan S
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Hallo Brendan, thank you for joining us for a Horse About trail and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are looking forward to seeing you again! Warm regards from the Horse About Team

Reviewed July 16, 2016

We had a splendid morning at Horse About. Both of us are experienced riders, we did the 2 hour morning ride. John and Jo are friendly and have many interesting stories to share about the area. Horse and tack were all in great condition. We...More

Thank Sanjo R
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Sanjo, thank you for your review and for visiting us. The longer 2 hour trail is such a fun ride with experienced riders and we are glad you enjoyed the outing. Indeed we are fortunate that we are an easy day trip from Cape Town,...More

Reviewed July 11, 2016

The ride is through incredibly beautiful scenery. The horses are very gentle and respond exceptionally well to instruction. John and Jo are amazing and my 9 year old first time rider children were eased into the experience gently. we loved it and will definitely go...More

Thank Kate W
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Hallo Kate, thank you for your review and for visiting Horse About Trails. We love the smiles from children in particular during and after a trail, especially if they were a little apprehensive to start with. So glad you enjoyed the outing and look forward...More

Reviewed June 7, 2016

John is really great! Such a friendly passive human being not only to the guests but to the horses too. Very knowledgable about the surroundings so he teaches you a thing or two. This is a great outdoors activity for first timers or even experienced...More

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2016

Hi there - thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed the ride and we are indeed fortunate to enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery in the western cape! And we are partnered by the most incredible horses! Sorry to hear...More

Reviewed May 8, 2016

Super ride! The horses are very easy to ready and adjust to beginners. But they can also be used for more experienced people. It was very professional. The children enjoyed it a lot. Even my husband who does not like horses very much had a...More

Thank lobrysteen
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2016

Thank you for your review, it is always wonderful to hear back from our guests and so glad that we managed to convince your husband that horses are actually amazing creatures! We look forward to seeing your family again soon. All the best from the...More

Reviewed April 5, 2016

Once again a wonderful experience, enjoying the beauty of nature on the back of a horse. John and Jo were so great with the kids, we made so many special memories, thank you

Thank Jolandi C
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2016

Hallo Jolandi, it was so wonderful to have the whole family along again, it is always good to see familiar faces back! Thank you for your kind review and we hope you will visit Tulbagh again soon!

Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We visited for the sunset ride on 23rd March and loved it - the guide, John, is great and knows lots of interesting stories about the area. You don't have to be a seasoned rider to go: John will go at your pace. The views...More

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2016

Hi Jessi - thank you for your review and for joining us for a Horse About Trail. The sunset rides during the summer months have to be my favourite! Next summer you will need to join us for a moonlight ride for another breathtaking experience!...More

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