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Horse About Trails

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Address: De Heuvel Farm | R46 between Tulbagh and Wolseley, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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Horse About Trails offers magnificent horse trails and activities in the...

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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Fantastic Morning

Looking for something active to do over the Easter weekend, I decided to embark on some horse riding and headed for Tulbagh. I contacted Horse About Trails the day before and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for something active to do over the Easter weekend, I decided to embark on some horse riding and headed for Tulbagh. I contacted Horse About Trails the day before and Received a response really quickly from Jo. Their trail rides consist of a scenic ride which is only walking and then another ride which includes some cantering. Whilst I... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had a wonderful 2h morning ride with John. The scenery was breathtaking and he was an interesting and knowledgeable guide. My partner is a novice rider and John got him feeling confident and comfortable. We were also lucky enough to see a Crowned Eagle enjoying a snack. Well trained and reliable horses - not just "follow in a row"... More 

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Thank Lisavv123
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, thank you for joining us on a Horse About outing and for taking the time to leave your feedback. It is always great to hear from our guests! So glad you enjoyed the outing and got lucky with the eagle sighting. We are truly lucky to live in nature where we still see wildlife around us. We hope... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an incredible experience with the extremely experienced guide John on our tour by horse back through the stunning mountain side trails and vineyards of there Farm. It truly humbled as to know that John was so passionate about horses and little things that he did for the horses when unsaddling them showed us that he... More 

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Wow, so special when our guests really enjoy their time with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences, it is always our pleasure to enjoy time with guests who are equally enchanted by our magical corner. Our horses indeed are wonderful partners giving so many guests great experiences time and time again. We hope that you... More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

What a wonderful experience. Thank you so much to Jo and John . The horses were beautifully schooled and in excellent condition. John took us out in the cool of the morning and he is an excellent horseman and informative guide. We rode through differing terrain whilst drinking in gorgeous views of the Tulbach valley. We particularly enjoyed wending our... More 

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Thank Zelda R
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Zelda thank you for visiting us and for taking time to leave your review. A month ago we were riding as early and late as possible to avoid the heat of the day, now the vineyards are turning red, the horses have their winter coats and we plan to ride when it is a little warmer! Every season has its... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Came to visit family in Tulbagh. Had a fantastic ride through the forest and vineyards with John. Beautiful views and a brilliant tour guide. Will be bringing my better half here later in the year on my next visit!

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Thank Heather R
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Dear Heather, it was wonderful to meet you and so glad you enjoyed the ride and our magnificent scenery! Thank you for taking the time to review Horse About Trails. We hope to see you and your better half soon! All the best from all of us at Horse About More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

The horses are well trained and my two daughters aged 10 and 12 (never ridden before) had no problem with Love Button and Tatta ma Chance. With a little bit of help from our guide of course. John is a very knowledgeable, friendly person and was glad to answer any questions we might have. He even suggested a lovely place... More 

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Dear Mardi - it was so special to have your family along on the trail and glad that your daughter got to celebrate her birthday wish! Thank you for taking the time to review Horse About Trails and your valued recommendation. We hope that you will visit again soon. Warm Regards from all off us at Horse About, especially Tata... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This was not my first adventure with Horse About, but when you need to take some time out, I can't think of a better way than to spend a few hours with John and Jo, and their horses. The rides are very scenic, through vineyards and forest, at the base of the majestic mountains. They also have a moonlight ride... More 

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Dear Alasdair, our repeat guests are particularly valued and it was wonderful to see you on the trail again! Thank you for taking the time to review Horse About Trails. Warm wishes from the Horse About Team More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Was the first time myself and my friend went on a long horse trail ride! Was absolutely amazing! Friendly staff and guide

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for a Horse About Trail, we are indeed fortunate to ride in the most magnificent scenery and to share it with our guests. We appreciate you taking the time to review Horse About Trails. Kind regards from the Horse About Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The scenic ride was a surprise birthday present from hubby and me to my 9 year old daughter. She loves horses and this was her dream come true. Horse About knows and loves their horses and you can see that in the way we were introduced to each of our mounts for the ride. The trail is perfect even for... More 

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Dear Heike, what a wonderful gift to give your daughter and we are so happy that she enjoyed the special outing. We are indeed fortunate to have the most amazing horses as our partners. Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to review Horse About Trails. Warm wishes Jo and the team More 

Ceres, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We had a superb ride through the vineyards and forest. The horses were all well-behaved, even with nervous riders, and the two 9 year old girls didn't want to leave afterwards. Thanks Jo, John, Spike and team for an unforgettable experience.

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Thank Tanith2291
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this review

Dear Tanith, Thank you for your kind review. So wonderful that the girls particularly enjoyed themselves, it is always wonderful to see the affinity they have with the horses and how the horses respond. Thank you for organising the group and we hope to see you on the trail again soon. Best Wishes Jo and the rest of the Horse... More 

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