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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were picked up at Johannesburg Airport and transported by minibus to Horizon. The driver was great telling us about the area as we drove through and pointing out all the different animals. On arrival, we were greeted and taken to our lodge which was nicely appointed and we were shown around, given to acclimatise and then had tea and... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent 4 nights here for my first time in South Africa. The staff are very friendly, the food is delicious and plentiful - you will not go hungry! The horses are lovely and a lot of them to choose from. The saddles are very comfortable and the guides are entertaining, fun, friendly and very knowledgable. Our schedule was: breakfast,... More 

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Thank Kelly W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been on many riding holidays, but this was special. I think I did everything possible on my visit, both staying in the lodge and at the camp. For me, just being able to get close to giraffes and zebras was enough, but I was matched with what turned out to be my ideal horse 'Champion' which made the rides... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we visited Horizon in August 2015 we rebooked for 2016 before we left. This years holiday was just as good, and we're already making plans to visit in 2017. The entire experience if faultless; great horses, fabulous rides, first-class food and accommodation, staffed by a team that feel more like family, who will go out of their way to... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Was in Horizon already 2013 (not 2015!) it was a lovely spot for relaxed horse riding holiday and in Africa. Can be easily recommended for first visit to Africa as you will feel at ease with the hosts, staff, horses and accommodation. For relaxing riding with well behaved and happy horses in beautiful surroundings :)

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

From my 4 year old son to my 74 year old mother, including my 2 little nieces and a variety of cousins in between, we all loved the riding adventure at Horizon! Since my last visit Laura Shane and Rupert have developed a lovely family house right next to the 'beach' where the horses come down to drink and swim.... More 

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Hurst Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have been to horizon three times now, the last time being around 12 years ago.... There is always that worry that it will disappoint. I need not have worried. I travelled with my 16 yo daughter a friend and her two teenagers. We had the most amazing holiday. Fantastic happy horses, staff who go out of thier way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I went to Horizon for a week with a friend in June and we had a great time. The horses, the hospitality, the room, and the views were all wonderful. Breakfast was at 7:30 with a ride from 8-11:30am, lunch at 12, tea at 3:30, and then a ride from 4:30 to 6pm. Dinner was at 7:30. Each day they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This was our first time at Horizon, we had spent six nights at Ants. This was different in a good way. Our lodge looked over a dam in which there were a family of Hippos. Our very first sighting of hippo in four trips to Africa and it was special, we were having lunch on the lawn and the whole... More 

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Lewes, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Just back from 8 days at Horizon & it was truely a dream holiday. So beautiful and well run: nothing too much trouble. Saw plenty of game but my highlights were: swimming with the horses (twice), seeing a lion family & elephants up close on the Entabeni game drive, seeing stars like you never do in UK, spending a night... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Horizon’s emphasis is on horses and horsemanship and offers the widest variety of riding you are likely to find anywhere in the world. The warm and inclusive atmosphere coupled with a fervent love of fine cuisine, has lead to an unsurpassed reputation for hospitality. Riding options include: riding with game, cattle mustering, polocrosse, cross country jumping, swimming on horseback, two day wilderness safaris, hippo watching, western games - and of course hacking across a huge expanse of superb and picturesque riding country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horizon Horseback Adventures Lodge

Address: Triple B Ranch | Vaalwater, 0530, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg
Price Range: $329 - $460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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