Horse Riding

Here in the Eastern Free State, the terrain is great for horse riding.

To get the most out of this horse riding country, stop by some of these well-known places within the area.

Bokpoort Horseback Adventure and Holiday Farm

Enjoy the wild thrill of this Free State horse riding activity as you gallop and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of cliffs and wonderful rock formations amongst the Maloti Mountains. And also cross over or stop by mountain streams for a breather. The farm is just 5km from Clarens and has been specialising in horse riding activities for over 18 years.

2H Rides Only – Beginners Welcome!

Children – R300   Adults – R400

Pony Rides – (Toddlers Only)  R100  (30 min)

Contact Them: Tel: 083 744 4245, Email: Website

Schaapplaats Farm

Is another facility where you can enjoy an activity of Free State horse riding, and its situated just only 12km from Clarens, there’s horse riding mountain trails for experienced riders mixed in with game viewing. On these trails you’ll get to see mountain wildebeest, zebra, blesbok, springbok and sometimes Eland. You’ll also have an option of shorter trails ideal for the less experienced rider and for children, and that option offers picnic rides and horse lead rides.

Golden Gate Highlands National Park (Gladstone Stables)

The Free States only national park, which is 22km from Clarens, also offers one hour horse rides along a scenic trail within the park and riders are escorted by a guide. Wildlife feature at the park and these include mongoose, eland, zebras and over a 100 bird species. On your horse trail enjoy spotting these animals while also taking in what the national park is most famous for, the beauty of its landscapes.

Whether you opt for a horse or a pony it’ll make for an amazing Free State horse riding expedition.

  • Guided rides that are dependant on the weather.
  • Pre-Booking is essential.
  • Helmets are provided.
  • Note: Their horses have a rest-day on Mondays.

Contact Them: +27 (0)58 255 1000

Or contact

Clarens Outrageous Adventures

Kallie at Outrageous Adventures on 083 485 9654

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