Places to go for horse riding in Gauteng


Find equestrian centres and horse riding venues that cater for novices to more experienced riders in Gauteng.

Aragon Stables

West Rand

We offer quality horse riding lessons plus pony parties and camps for all ages in Muldersdrift. Whethe...We offer quality horse riding lessons plus pony parties and camps for all ages in ... We offer quality horse riding lessons plus pony parties and camps for al...We offer quality horse riding lessons plus pony parties and ca...
From 3 yrs - All ages

Ranger Stables

Johannesburg

Ranger Stables is a small stable yard found in the heart of Craighall Park. We offer horse riding less...Ranger Stables is a small stable yard found in the heart of Craighall Park. We off... Ranger Stables is a small stable yard found in the heart of Craighall Pa...Ranger Stables is a small stable yard found in the heart of Cr...
All ages

Sun Valley Stables

Johannesburg

Shows, pony camps, fun days and outrides. Different levels of promotion. Safe first ponies to competit...Shows, pony camps, fun days and outrides. Different levels of promotion. Safe firs... Shows, pony camps, fun days and outrides. Different levels of promotion....Shows, pony camps, fun days and outrides. Different levels of ...
All ages

Shepherds Fold Stables

West Rand

Find horse riding lessons for children and adults from 3 to 63 years! -We have experienced and caring ...Find horse riding lessons for children and adults from 3 to 63 years! -We have exp... Find horse riding lessons for children and adults from 3 to 63 years! -W...Find horse riding lessons for children and adults from 3 to 63...
From 3 yrs - All ages

ArkStar Kidz Club

Johannesburg

NPO creating opportunity for our youth to learn, grow and participate in equestrian sportNPO creating opportunity for our youth to learn, grow and participate in equestria... NPO creating opportunity for our youth to learn, grow and participate in...NPO creating opportunity for our youth to learn, grow and part...
All ages

Saddle Creek Adventures

Magaliesberg

Horse trail rides, quad biking, off road go-karting, archery and spa treatmentsHorse trail rides, quad biking, off road go-karting, archery and spa treatments Horse trail rides, quad biking, off road go-karting, archery and spa tre...Horse trail rides, quad biking, off road go-karting, archery a...
From 5 yrs - All ages


How to use the horse riding day trips directory


You may search by suburb by clicking on the drop down list above. Better yet, get an overview of what’s on offer in Gauteng by scrolling through the listings. Click on the blue name of the company to find more information of what they offer as well as prices and contact details. Be sure to take note of operating days and times and whether you need to book to avoid disappointment.

Horse riding activities for all levels of experience


Yes some of us a little apprehensive about riding horses or anything really but when you have friendly, helpful organisers and staff quelling your fears, you are bound to enjoy every minute. The views at these equestrian centres are breathtaking, just what every parent needs after a long week. Connecting with your family and the horses is therapeutic as well so do give it a try. Novice riders will be guided and helped a long while more advanced riders are free to feel the wind in their hair! Kids are also either lead or accompanied so there’s real peace of mind.

Equestrian centres in beautiful country settings


You’ll notice that these centres are situated in serene, natural settings around Gauteng. A relaxed day out in nature is just what every city slicker needs after a busy week at work and school. Check out the listings to see if they allow picnics and braais and perhaps even romantic packages for couples who need a break. Some venues may also have jungle gyms, play areas and other facilities for kids to play freely.

Benefits of horse riding for kids


Aside from the interaction with horses, there are so many good things about horse riding that will benefit young people.
- It develops confidence and control as well as good balance and core strength.
- Kids are naturally attracted to horses and this encourages a love for animals.
- Horses make wonderful childhood companions and amazing memories.
- It also assists in developing stronger muscles as well as muscle tone and concentration.

Pony interaction for the littlies


Many equestrian centres offer pony interaction for little kids which they absolutely love! Kids will get to feed and possibly groom the ponies for a short while. Pony parties are especially fun for preschool aged kids and toddlers. Click here for other party theme ideas.

Horse riding extra murals


Horse riding lessons are fast becoming more and more popular as extra-curricular activities with kids these days. Even adults enjoy the many benefits from horse riding and horse riding lessons. You will find equestrian centres and horse riding venues that cater for novices to more experienced riders in Gauteng.

Therapeutic benefits of horse riding are numerous. Kids who struggle with concentration, have been diagnosed with ADHD or have disabilities can all enjoy the calming feeling of interacting and riding horses. They will see a marked improvement in their coordination, muscle tone and concentration. Click here for a list of extra murals for special needs children.

Begin your search


Scroll down the companies listed on this page to find horse riding day trips in Gauteng. You may also find other day trip venues and places of interest by clicking on the places to go tab. There are many subcategories created to make your search of places to visit in Gauteng easier so have a look through. Remember to review a place that you’ve visited, whether it was a good or bad experience, tell us what you think.



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