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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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Was the first time myself and my friend went on a long horse trail ride! Was absolutely amazing... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
68ridgec
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Western Cape, South Africa
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Everlasting Birthday Memories

The scenic ride was a surprise birthday present from hubby and me to my 9 year old daughter. She... read more

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Reviewed 12 December 2016
heike_nel
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Cape Town, 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 19 December 2016 via mobile

Was the first time myself and my friend went on a long horse trail ride! Was absolutely amazing! Friendly staff and guideMore

Thank 68ridgec
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for joining us for a Horse About Trail, we are indeed fortunate to ride in the most magnificent scenery and to share it with our guests. We appreciate you taking the time to review Horse About Trails. Kind regards from the Horse About...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

The scenic ride was a surprise birthday present from hubby and me to my 9 year old daughter. She loves horses and this was her dream come true. Horse About knows and loves their horses and you can see that in the way we were...More

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

Dear Heike, what a wonderful gift to give your daughter and we are so happy that she enjoyed the special outing. We are indeed fortunate to have the most amazing horses as our partners. Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had a superb ride through the vineyards and forest. The horses were all well-behaved, even with nervous riders, and the two 9 year old girls didn't want to leave afterwards. Thanks Jo, John, Spike and team for an unforgettable experience.More

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

Dear Tanith, Thank you for your kind review. So wonderful that the girls particularly enjoyed themselves, it is always wonderful to see the affinity they have with the horses and how the horses respond. Thank you for organising the group and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

Was excellent. beautiful scenery and helpful friendly guide and helper. loved every moment. will definetly go again.

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

Dear Tracy, we are so glad that you enjoyed the trail and hope to see you again soon! Thank you for your valued review. Warm regards from the Horse About Team

Reviewed 9 December 2016

The horse trail guide is an interesting character who knows a lot about the area and keeps you entertained while enjoying the beautiful scenery.More

Thank Leigh-Anne C
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Dear Leigh-Anne, thank you for visiting Horse About Trails and for taking the time to write us a review. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Tulbagh and Wolseley and hope that you will visit the area again soon! All the best Jo...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

We enjoyed an hour and a half walkigntrail on wonderfully trained ponies and thoroughbreds - responsive horses and caring guides. Ranging from nervous novices to experienced riders, our group was well cared for and we honestly enjoyed ourselves. Many thanks to John and Blessing for...More

Thank Ruthedwardsshirley
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Dear Ruth, thank you so much for spending our special celebratory day with us. Such fun to be with a group enjoying themselves and the outing so much. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the Wolseley and Tulbagh area and hope...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016

We went on a 2h ride with John and his three wonderful horses Bob, Tequilla and Don Pedro. John told us a lot about the flora and fauna of the Tulbagh region and we enjoyed the wonderful nature of the Witzenberg mountains until the very...More

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HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Dear Vanessa, it is always such a treat for us when guests enjoy our wonderful horses and area as much as we do. Thank you for joining us on a Horse About Trail and for taking the time to leave a review. We hope that...More

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Wonderful experience in all aspects. We went for a ride two times. My husband, my two children (8 and 5) and myself. We were all totally inexperienced. John and Jill helped us well on handling there very gentle horses. After clear and short instructions we...More

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Thank Hans V
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Dear Hans & Tienie, it was very special to meet your lovely family and especially that you joined us for a second ride! Thank you for joining us for a Horse About adventure and a super well done to both your children for doing so...More

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Our Horse About trail ride was the absolute highlight or our weekend in Tulbagh. Myself, my six year old son and my ex-husband (who has never been on a horse) did the 1.5hr ride on Saturday. Amazing!!!! My son was lead on his horse and...More

Thank Janis A
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Janis thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. So glad that you all enjoyed the outing with us and we hope to see you on the trail again soon! Visit in winter when the magic forest is filled with mushrooms!...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

I haven't been on a horse in about 25 years, but John was excellent at dealing with every level of experience in our group and clearly loves the horses. We were given very accurate briefs on the expected behaviour of each of our horses and...More

Thank Wayne T
HorseAboutTrails, Owner at Horse About Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear Wayne, thank you for taking the time to post your review and for joining us on a Horse About Trail. It is always so special when guests take as much delight in the outing as we do. We are of course very lucky to...More

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