Horse info & SA blogs

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Penbritte Show – 90cm Show Jumping. South Africa.

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Hopetown Saddlebred Show Champions

Victory Rounds of the Grand Champions Full DVD of the show will be available shortly from Way-Up

Riding Safari Holiday South Africa – Ant’s Hill – In The Saddle

Random video clips from our holiday at the Ant Collection, South Africa in April 2016. It was

Madi Madi horse riding in Oudtshoorn in South Africa.

One of the best places in South Africa to do horse riding with the wild African animals. Contact us

Unicorn Trails Horse Riding Holiday- Gold Fever Wilderness Horse Trail, South Africa

Horse riding South Africa Horizons Safari Ranch & African Explorer Big 5 Safari

Laura and Shane Dowinton’s stunning Waterberg ranch offers a great horse riding holiday in South

Horizon | South Africa

In The Saddle | Riding holiday at Horizon in the Waterberg of South Africa

A visit to The Cart Horse Protection Association

During my trip to South Africa I had the great pleasure of visiting an amazing organisation taking

South Africa’s Lipizzaner development program trains new generation of riders

Lipizzaners are considered some of the most beautiful performing horses in the world. In

Cheyenne de Beer and Chinoa Firesong – Jumping 1.10m SA Champs 2

Cheyenne de Beer jumping Chinoa Firesong in 1.10m open class in South African Championship in Port

Team SA ‘s only equistrian representative.

Philippa Johnson-Dwyer is South Africa’s only equistrian representative at the Paralympics.

Horses Inside Out in South Africa Gillian Higgins and Horses Inside Out Tour in South Africa 2012. This

Miniature horse show 2015 Jacaranda show.

Video by Equizette Miniature horses Rustenburg South Africa.

Horse Riding South Africa (Drakensburg) – GoPro Hero 4

I used to ride almost every week about 4-5 years ago. I still love having the chance to get on the


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Animals in Africa – South Africa Travel Channel 24

Animals in Africa Work Adventure Programs Animals in Africa offers work experience adventures in

African Horseback Safaris

What to expect on a horseback safari in the Okavango Delta

The Best of South Africa Safari

Searching for safari? You’ve come to the right place. From traditional “Big 5” game drives to

Wildlife from Horseback at Ant’s Hill in South Africa

The title says it all. Pardon the bumpy footage – horses have to breathe and they like to eat and

Wildebeest Encounter – Namela Horse Safaris

Game encounters on horseback with Namela Horse Safaris, Limpopo, South Africa

Horseback Riding St Lucia South Africa

During our stay at Zulu Nyala we did an excursion to the beach town of St Lucia and got to go

Southern Africa

Equitours in Southern Africa; horseback riding in Botswana and South Africa

Hluhluwe Horse Safaris

Situated in Hluhluwe, South Africa, Hluhluwe Horse Safaris is the only licensed horse safaris

Our Safari in South Africa!

We went on Safari in South Africa at Aquila Game Reserve! Was Such A Blast! Enjoy the video!

Giraffe Encounter on Horseback – Namela Horse Safaris

Game encounters on horseback with Namela Horse Safaris, Limpopo, South Africa. We encounters two

Limpopo Horse Safaris

Limpopo Horse Safaris operates riding safaris in the vast Mashatu Game Reserve in the Tuli Block of

Aardvark Safaris’ Alice’s Riding Trip to South Africa | Kruger | South Africa

Alice samples the delights of riding with Wait A Little Horse Safaris and a pure vehicle based



andrew barlow fine art

Born 1970, Harare, Zimbabwe. Studied Fine Art at University of Stellenbosch, graduating in 1992 with a degree in Fine Arts (Painting). website: andrew barlow fine art

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Caryn Bowie

I know horses intimately as an art subject, the musculoskeletal system, the way the coat shines over the muscles and the facial expressions. Pastel drawings of African animals and Racehorses. Digital Photographic Art of African Animals printed on canvas. Mosaic rocks and frames. I live on a wildlife estate in

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Horse Training Beginners

Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

5 Mistakes Horse Owners Often Make When Loading Their Horse

Mistake #1 – Thinking your horse is like a dog or a cat.

Unless the new horse owner has been educated, they may think their horse is like a cat or dog.  The new horse owner may pat his thigh and say, “C’mon” a few times and the horse will just leap into the trailer like a happy dog.

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Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

Another Method of Loading a Horse in a Trailer

Since there is no one right way or one wrong way to train a horse, you may want to change the method you are using to train your horse.  You have several different ways to choose from.  If you are not having any luck with one method you can always try another.

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Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

Bit vs Bitless


When it comes to the welfare of the horse, riders and trainers do their best to ensure that the horse is not subject to pain under saddle. One of the most common debates is about training horses to be ridden with a bit and training them to be ridden without a bit. There are many advantages to both methods. For certain situations, a bit may be more efficient than not using one. In other situations, riding without a bit may be more comfortable to the horse than using a bit. It depends on the situation, the training level of the horse, the rider’s abilities, and the goals that you are trying to achieve with your horse as to which method will work best.  

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Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

Horse Training – A Beginners Guide

If you are either looking to buy a horse or maybe you have already acquired a horse.  Either way the will need to be trained.  Whether you do it yourself or hire a trainer to train the horse for you.

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Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

Horse training, food for thought for beginners

You should practice things your horse already knows before introducing something new. New skills should be introduced on something your horse already knows. Building on previously learnt skills is the key to being successful in horse training.

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