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Horse Riding Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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Scenic ride on beautiful horses

Michelle was our guide and she knows and loves the horses and area well. The views of the ocean... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laurie B
Boulder, Colorado
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Horse riding was a part of our stay as a guest of the wedding. I had not much of experience with... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Lviv, Ukraine
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R43 Between Stanford and, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Michelle was our guide and she knows and loves the horses and area well. The views of the ocean are stunning. We were able to trot on the horses and my horse cantered a bit. It was a lovely ride.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laurie B
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Horse riding was a part of our stay as a guest of the wedding. I had not much of experience with horses before so I wasn’t very confident rider but it was really lovely. Horses are very nice and well behaved and the view is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ost-up
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The girls (12 and 13) had a great time on horseback. It was a quiet ride and the staff really did not talk with us about what we were seeing. I would have liked to know more about what we were riding through (landscape, flora,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ericas587
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Only my second time on a horse but the staff was perfect , the ride exciting with great views and ahorses that were well taken care of and obviously used to novice riders. A great morning in the finbos!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pappagator
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Trixie was excellent w/guests and horses. Nothing beats seeing the Reserve from a horse! Horses were in excellent condition.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PCBCool
Reviewed April 24, 2018

A fantastic experience. Myself and my husband went riding with the head instructor called Tracey. She is very personable, knowledgeable and is clearly brilliant with her horses. A beautiful and unique way to spend an hour. Our children really enjoyed riding in the supervised paddock...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LChass
Reviewed March 29, 2018

There are rides for experienced and unexperienced riders and we did the unexperienced given it was 35 years since I was last on a horse. The staff made us feel 100% confident and the ride was great. Well done we really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Grant T
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I loved the horseback riding so much that I went 3 times over my 3 day stay at Grootbos. The instructors will work with you if you're interested in improving your horseback riding skill, or just let you hop on and ride. The trails are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Melissa P
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Right after lunch were walked over to the barn, saddled up and headed out for a quick ride around the property. The next day two of my friends did the three hour ride on the beach for experienced riders. I rode Flame and he was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 2fridad
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Riding around the fynbus with the staff on the well trained horses was both relaxing and exciting. The staff really care for the horses, as you can see when discussing them and the horses are well trained and quiet. They would suit beginner riders and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bob W
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