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Black Horse Trails

#6 of 18 Outdoor Activities in Wilderness Features Animals
Seven Passes Road | 23km from Wilderness on Hoekwil Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 82 494 5642
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Divine Ride through beautiful nature on amazing horses

Black Horse Trails offers different types of rides through the majestic Outeniqua mountains. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ruthrottwitt
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Hannover, Germany
Memorable outing

Thank you Andrea for a memorable outing!! Your calm guidence and friendliness made us as beginners... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Marizka v
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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, full day trails to a 2 day overnight trail. We have suitable steeds for any level of experience you may or may not have on a horses back, everyone is welcome! Although for our day trips and 2 day trip riders need to be experienced. Please visit our website to see all our options and prices (which are very reasonable).
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I love love horses and horse riding and this place definitely is worth the long drive! Their horses are beautiful and in great condition (ask for Mexico - he was my one - he's super well behaved and a sweetie) and the ride is beautiful....More

Thank megzc01
Stephan H, Owner at Black Horse Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Meg, Thank you for your grate review. I'm so happy you loved Mexico. He is a very special boy. Come join us one day on the new mountain trails we are starting this month. Kind regards, Lyndsay

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The team took us out despite the rain. Very helpful and patient with our group of beginners. Horses are disciplined and an interesting bunch of personalities. Would have loved to have been able to trot a bit more but the mud made it very challenging.

Thank Aliyah A
Stephan H, Owner at Black Horse Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Hi Aliyah, Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed our team of humans and horses in the rain!

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Beautiful walk through the forest, with a very attentive guide, who is aware of the horse's hierarchy. Good horses that also have character and don't just walk after the next one. Good for inexperienced to intermediate riders, but can feel a bit slow at times....More

Thank Merav B
Stephan H, Owner at Black Horse Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Hi Merav, Thank you for your review. Its great for us to get feedback. We glad you enjoyed it. Come back next year for our new longer more challenging rides we are setting up soon that explore the beautiful mountains behind us, from half day...More

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