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Horse About Trails

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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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Just Perfect!

I have done an outride with John twice now, with various groups of riders. It really is highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claudia M
Absolutely fabulous !

Jo and John are absolutely great. We were a group of seven friends and a child. They kindly... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Uje2014
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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. Ask about our Horse Riding Holidays.
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De Heuvel Farm | R46 between Tulbagh and Wolseley, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

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
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We loved every minute of the horse ride, I was a little nervous at first but Jo and John made me feel at ease. My horse Twinkles really looked after me! :-) the route and views were beautiful! I would highly recommend this trip.

Thank Leanne C
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Leanne, it was wonderful meeting you and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Twinkles is indeed a very special soul and looks after her guests with great care! Thank you for visiting warm regards John & Jo

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Our daughter turned 16 & decided on a horse trail as a birthday treat. We were recommended Horse about trails & were very impressed. All the arrangements were done electronically. Also weather updates. We arrived at 10:00. A another group of two couples joined us....More

Thank elliecourts
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ellie, thank you for visiting and taking a moment to review us, we always like to hear back from our guests. So glad that Birthday treat was special! We look forward to your next visit! warm regards John & Jo

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We enjoyed a beautiful morning ride with John and Jo through local vineyards and forest. They are clearly passionate about their horses and took the time to match each of us to the right horse before we headed out on the trail. As a group...More

Thank Gemma S
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Gemma, thank you for your great feedback! So glad that you got the opportunity to enjoy one our trails and meet our very special horses. We hope that you will indeed visit South Africa again soon! Warm regards John and Jo

Reviewed 17 April 2017 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...More

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Leighshe, it was such a pleasure meeting you and so glad you enjoyed the ride. The private ride does indeed offer the flexibility to match the trail to the guest. It is always fantastic to see guests back again, so we look forward to...More

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...More

Thank Lisavv123
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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...More

Reviewed 17 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...More

Thank C555J
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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...More

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...More

Thank Zelda R
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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...More

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!More

Thank Heather R
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

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...More

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