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Black Horse Trails

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Seven Passes Road | 23km from Wilderness on Hoekwil Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 82 494 5642
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Not what we expected

This place might be ok if you are a beginner. We were two experienced riders and this was not a fun... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Erica A
via mobile
Winter vacation

What a wonderful morning! We were a mixed group of grandparents with grandchildren aged 7 and 10... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Christie E
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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At the base of the majestic Outeniqua mountains in the Wilderness, lies our little charming horse ranch, Black Horse Trails. Our rides venture into the forests and mountains from a 1.5 hour trail, 3 hour trails, sun downer trails, full moon trails...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Seven Passes Road | 23km from Wilderness on Hoekwil Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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+27 82 494 5642
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"sophie"
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This place might be ok if you are a beginner. We were two experienced riders and this was not a fun ride at all, low pace and a trail were there was not much to see. We had informed when we booked that we were...More

Thank Erica A
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful morning! We were a mixed group of grandparents with grandchildren aged 7 and 10. Andrea and her son Neo went to so much trouble to accomodate all four of us with different ages and zero horse riding experience. We felt safe and...More

Thank Christie E
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

For experienced and beginner riders, try this wonderful out ride in the most gorgeous forested areas of the Wildernes. The owner, Andrea, will be taking you on your ride. For the experienced riders, there will be lots of fun cantering through the forest! For beginners,...More

Thank Bernadette O
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Black Horse Trails offers different types of rides through the majestic Outeniqua mountains. The rides cater for any type of experience as do the horses. All of them are beautiful characters themselves and very well trained and looked after. If a beginner you can be...More

Thank ruthrottwitt
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you Andrea for a memorable outing!! Your calm guidence and friendliness made us as beginners thoroughly enjoy the trip... we booked the special occations and what a amazing experience it was, Andrea went out of her way to set up a lovely picnic in...More

Thank Marizka v
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

First time on horse in 25 years. most awesome morning ride into forest on really well behaved horses that had no bits in their mouths. Andrea gives one confidence and courage and takes you on wonderful adventure.

Thank Venusear
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

What a way to spend a Thursday morning! My boyfriend organised a three hour riding experience as a surprise Christmas present as we spent new year in Wilderness. It was amazing!! I haven't ridden for over 10 years but it's true...you never forget! The girls...More

Thank REW29
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We really enjoyed our three-hour afternoon ride. The volunteers, Katie and Nicola, were very helpful with advice and encouragement as I am a novice. They were both good company on the ride and discreetly took some photos which they emailed to us. My wife is...More

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Morning ride with with the beautiful and gentle horses, Jack and Sophie :) and our guide Katrina. The morning ride was filled with fun chit chat as we rode along a stunning forest trail. The morning was especially beautiful because of the soft breeze but...More

Thank nomhlekhabo1
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Set up in the forestry inland from Wilderness, this gem of a stables provides some great horses and expert tuition. The 3 hour ride to the waterfall and for a swim is fantastic and to be recommended.

Thank Nicholas J
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Stephan H, Owner at Black Horse Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Nicholas, The girls, our volunteers, said they really enjoyed the ride with you. Thank you for your grate review.

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