Evening & Moonlight Horse Trail

Outdoor Activities in Stellenbosch

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This 2 hour ride starts off at Wine Valley Adventures and the trail will showcase the breathtaking view of the valley with the Du Toit’s Kloof Mountain range as backdrop.   This trail takes you to the lookout point at the top of Paarl Mountain with a breathtaking view of the area.  Here you can enjoy sundowners & snacks.  Alcohol strictly for persons over 18.When Cape Town coastal areas are windy come to our valley for a calm sunny day! Group size limited to 15 riders. PLEASE SEND US THE RIDERS WEIGHTS AND EXPERIENCE LEVEL.
Please arrive 20 minutes before booking starts for the briefing and to fit your safety helmets.  For the more advanced riders.   A variety of tractor routes, mountain climbs and open areas for a good canter.  The mountain areas offer breathtaking views and this 2 hour ride take you to the top of Paarl Mountain for the best possible view.  Tack is matched up to give both the rider and the horse a comfortable ride.  We mainly make use of McCllelan type trail saddles but English General Purpose saddles are available on request.  Hard hats are compulsory; you are welcome to bring your own although we do keep a supply in all sizes for those who prefer to travel light.  Our horses are a variety of cross breeds that suit all terrain as well as the different levels of riders that they come in contact with.  They are schooled, well tempered animals that are very much part of the family here.  They are South African bred Boerperds, Friesian, Thoroughbred and Warmblood type crosses and suit almost everybody, from the beginner to the advanced rider.  The owner of Wine Valley Adventures bred most of the horses used in the trails so each of them has a full history and tales of their adolescent years as part of the different herds of almost 300 horses in total.  The main focus of their breeding program is to have a sound minded, attentive, brave horse that has good work ethics and great rideablility!  Occasionally some of these precious steeds are for sale too.  PS: you might be riding a movie star too – many of our horses work regularly on movie and photo shoots.  Gear: Jodhpurs and half or full chaps, comfortable riding boots, please bring whatever you usually wear to ride. For those without riding gear, tight long pants will do with a closed shoe that has a slight heel.Group size limited to 15 riders. 

What’s included

  • Guide
  • Use of horse
  • Use of helmet
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from activities
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