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De Heuvel Farm | R46 between Tulbagh and Wolseley, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
+27 82 884 9881
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Afternoon horseback riding in wondrefull landscape

Spent the afternoon riding with Jo and John and their well taken care of horses.It takes more than... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
yigal n
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Amazing experience and great customer service

I took my son to ride with Jo at Horse About Trails. She's incredibly patient and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Atell R
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Wolseley, 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.
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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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Reviewed 1 April 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

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 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

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Reviewed 13 February 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

Thank Atell R
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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 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

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Reviewed 4 February 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

Thank Timothy O
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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 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

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Reviewed 21 January 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

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This was such an awesome ride with wonderful horses into a beautiful sunset - we will never forget this outstanding experience! Jo and John are so nice, we would love to come back to their place soon ❤️ and then swim with the horses in...More

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Dear Kerpemilo, thank you for sharing your experience with Horse About Trails. The sunset rides in summer time are so beautiful! We look forward to you visiting again soon - and hopefully the water in the dam will last! all the best from the Horse...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Was a fantastic morning riding such lovely horses through the beautiful surroundings of the farm. Very well organised and cant wait to go again. I would definitely recommend it.More

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Dear Wendy - thank you for visiting Horse About and for taking the time to share your review. Recent guest feedback helps others when deciding on which activities to choose. We look forward to you returning for another visit. All the very best from the...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

I booked a private ride, for my wife's birthday, since I do not appreciate the group rides. We honestly enjoyed it, and since we were both newish riders, we were well intoduced and guided. The ride was long enough, and very diverse from field, dam...More

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Thank Marlon Z
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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Dear Marlon, thank you for visiting Horse About and taking the time to leave your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the outing overall and look forward to you visiting again, I am sure with a few lessons you will find that the horses...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Had a pleasure of meeting Jo, and experiencing her love for her horses. Our family (with 8yo and 5yo) did the 1.5h scenic ride. Very professional, great detail in horse/rider setup, and always safety conscious. Fantastic experience from beginning to end for whole family, will...More

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Thank mariusvdm
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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Marius, it was wonderful meeting your family, and they did so well on the ride! Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave us a review and we look forward to seeing you all on the trail again soon! Have a wonderful Festive...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have done an outride with John twice now, with various groups of riders. It really is highly recommend and worthwhile to stay over in the region just to experience John & his horses. I would encourage more experienced riders to phone ahead and see...More

Thank Claudia M
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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Claudia, Thank you for visiting us again, it is always wonderful to see familiar faces back again and hope that we will visit us again in the near future. We appreciate your kind words about what we do at Horse About. We are particularly...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Jo and John are absolutely great. We were a group of seven friends and a child. They kindly accommodated us, as we could catch neither the morning ride nor the afternoon one, and they accepted to book us in between (12 pm). Though we were...More

Thank Uje2014
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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Uje, thank you for your kind review and visiting us at Horse About. Luckily in the winter months we can be a little more flexible with timing so we are glad it worked out. We are working on the bathroom facilities! Thank you again...More

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