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Horse Riding in Gansbaai

Posted on Tue August 3, 2021.

One of the most wonderful ways in which to explore the areas in and around Gansbaai and De Kelders is on horseback. Imagine sitting on the back of a beautiful animal, enjoying the sun on your skin, the breeze on your face, the salty smell of beach and the sweetness of fynbos. Listen to the birds singing and drink in all the beauty of the wild fynbos and beach surroundings.

Horse riding is a wonderful way to get back in touch with nature and take in the landscape and sites. And the Gansbaai area has a lot of sights to see. There are horse riding trails that run all around the area covering many different types of terrain. You can ride on mony of the beautiful beaches, across obliging farms and even in some of the local nature reserves.

As far as outdoor activities go it horse riding is especially enjoyable because it is both invigorating and restful. And you don’t even need to be an expert on a horse to go on one of the many horse riding trails available! The horse riding companies in and around the Gansbaai area offer a variety of options that cater to both experience and inexperienced riders. You can take a gentle amble through the white sandy dunes if you prefer, or, for the more adventurous, you could go for something more challenging like a canter and climb through the more mountainous fynbos territories.

Whether you are an experienced horse person or a first timer, you will absolutely love exploring the beauty of Gansbaai from the back of a well trained horse.

If you are nervous or lack confidence to go straight on a riding tour, you can also visit one of the many horse riding schools in the area to take a lesson or two first.