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Horse About Trails

#2 of 18 things to do in Tulbagh Features Animals
De Heuvel Farm | R46 between Tulbagh and Wolseley, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
+27 82 884 9881
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Beautiful experience

We loved every minute of the horse ride, I was a little nervous at first but Jo and John made me... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leanne C
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Wonderful birthday treat

Our daughter turned 16 & decided on a horse trail as a birthday treat. We were recommended Horse... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
elliecourts
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Cape Town Central, 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. 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 6 days ago 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
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
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
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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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 11 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

Reviewed 7 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...More

Thank _mardi_hufkie
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

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...More

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...More

Thank Alasdair61
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

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

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