Horseback Riding in South Africa

Horseback riding in South Africa is a spectacular experience. Due to its remarkable assortment of landscapes, vegetation, climates, wildlife and human history, South Africa is often referred to as “a world in one country.”

The culturally diverse people have successfully transitioned their beautiful homeland into a politically stable and economically robust nation, making it an ideal place to experience Africa. Our riding destinations there represent a cross section of the most attractive and enjoyable aspects of this fascinating country. This includes a border crossing safari between South Africa and Botswana, maximizing your opportunities for game viewing. Or you can choose instead to be based out of a comfortable and adventurous ranch, where the activities are virtually limitless. Which ever option you settle on, the experience of South Africa by horseback is one that cannot be replicated.

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Horizon Ranch

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An unrivaled range of riding activities in the hospitable and relaxed atmosphere is included in this horseback riding vacation in South Africa at one of the region’s oldest farms. The flexible daily itinerary can... Read more

Ride with wildlife on the African Explorer horse safari in Botswana and South Africa

African Explorer

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Horseback riding in South Africa and Botswana includes fast paces on two private game reserves, fine accommodations and evening meals around the campfire which make for a genuinely unforgettable African experience. Species to be... Read more

Horse riding safari in South Africa

Big Five Safari

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The Makalali Game Reserve in South Africa encompasses 61,000 acres in the Lowveld region of the Limpopo Province. In the last ten years, a variety of wildlife has been reintroduced to the reserve, including... Read more

Comfortable accommodations on the Garonga horseback riding safari in South Africa

Garonga Ride

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Journey into the Makalali Conservancy, just west of Kruger National Park, to Camp Garonga on this horseback riding safari in South Africa. This exclusive and unassuming sanctuary combines infinite opportunity to experience the flora... Read more

Guest Reflections

"I'm back from the African Explorer, the trip of a lifetime. Please pass my gratitude to everyone at Equitours for making it possible. I took well over 800 photos! Both our stationary stay in South Africa and the mobile safari in Botswana were outstanding.... Read More"

Ed Goldberg

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