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16th October 2018

Zambezi Horseback Safari

A horse safari in Victoria Falls, across this beautiful part of Zimbabwe is a unique and breath-taking experience. You have the chance to follow in the footsteps of the great David Livingstone; riding through the areas adjacent to the magnificent and iconic Zambezi River. Riding out from the iconic Victoria Falls, you will explore the wildlife rich, stunning scenery, that surrounds the Zambezi and Victoria Falls National Parks. Your journey takes you across a variety of landscapes; catching panoramic views from escarpment tops, gaining insights into rural African life, cantering across endless grassy plains and spotting numerous game such as sable, giraffe, zebra and elephant, along the way.

16th October 2018

Personal | 160

Hey guys thank you so much for 160 subscribers!!! I can’t believe how close I am to 200 subscribers just 40 more people need to help me and subscribe! Come on guys please help me!! ♫(HRVY – Personal ) Thanks so much for 160 again! ❤💛💚💙💜 Please help me reach

15th January 2018

Baby Evoque’s Progress, schooling raws and show raws. Rears included!

Baby Evoque’s Progress, schooling raws and show raws. Rears included!

24th September 2018

How to blanket your horse

Megan shows us how to blanket your equine friend. Social Media: Instagram: Horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefriends_yt

24th September 2018

Jumping clinic with Oscar Ncube !? 😱🤩

Jumping clinic with Oscar Ncube !? 😱🤩

23rd September 2018

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails – Another Day, Another Trail Frauke Matthias 10 Sep 18

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa) https://xplorio.com/gansbaai/gansbaai… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv_1hNn8IQQ

13th September 2018

2017 highlights Bella

Hey guys sorry this is so late byt anyway today is my birthday!!! Hope u enjoy thus video pls like comment and subscribe! And PLEASE follow my instagram hbqueen.33 it would mean the world if i could hit 500 followers by the 10th of jan🌎 Thank you guys so much

4th January 2018

Masai Mara Gallop: September 2018

Yeeehhaaaa – Nothing beats cantering freely across the wildlife-filled plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9Z7qPEYyNE

12th September 2018

2017 Highlights Horses

Hey guys 2017 has been an awesome year! Hope you all have a great 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcIrUwmmyeQ

31st December 2017

Crossing the Mara River with Hippos 10 meters away!!

Nothing gets the blood pumping quite like crossing the Mara River next to 4 hippo which keep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R1PG6rnmvc

12th September 2018

Our BEST dressage yet !

Our BEST dressage yet !

9th September 2018

50cm jumping ?!!

Hi guys ! Follow my horse riding journey. Stay tuned to watch us get better by the day 💕🐎 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFEz_pMuWPc

9th September 2018

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails (Western Cape) – Another Day, Another Trail Cassidy 1 Sep 2018

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa) https://xplorio.com/gansbaai/gansbaai… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKkzUmI3Cfo

3rd September 2018

We need to talk: Pony Camp Q&A | Episode 2

The riders talk about everything equine and how they get ready for a show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMgJWyHl5mk

31st August 2018

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails (Western Cape) – Another Day, Another Trail Ellen & Kyara

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa) https://xplorio.com/gansbaai/gansbaai… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4NuNZzBOwo

28th August 2018

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails – Another Day, Another Trail Francis Leoni 15 Aug 18

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa) https://xplorio.com/gansbaai/gansbaai… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kREml3Pfrk

21st August 2018

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails (Western Cape) – Another Day, Another Trail Fabian 14 Aug 2018

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa) https://xplorio.com/gansbaai/gansbaai… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HlLKi87ZUo

15th August 2018

Riding Edit Billy

Hey guys Today i had an awesome lesson on Billy!! Did some bareback! Thanks @Horse hour101 for the amazing vids! Hope u enjoy this video pls like comment and SUBSCRIBE BYEEEEE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f5KBEadtN0

16th December 2017

Planning a show sucks! And exciting news!

23rd August 2018

GIANT TACK HAUL!! NEW HORSE + TRY ON AND REVIEW!!

Hey everyone!! I got a new horse!!!! His name is Fort Mufti. He’s super sweet. Totally different from what he was like in the video. He was just super grumpy with all the fuss and fiddling around with tack etc. Thanks to the two tack stores I bought all of

23rd August 2018

My Riding Story

Want to know who I am and how I got here? Well, now we all find out… Social Media: Instagram: horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefriends_yt

20th August 2018

Showjumping Compilation 2018 !

Showjumping compilation of videos from shows and training. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Xx8VaWuZYE

10th August 2018

Tack haul (no.1)

Yeah so I was supposed to be looking for a new saddle, instead I bought all this. Woops https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKeL12JR_iY

5th August 2018

Sob stories and news for the future!

5th August 2018

The South African Boerperd

A look at this exceptional breed and what they are used for. The horse South Africa made. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwibPaOlWfc

24th July 2018

sa champs and some cheetahs!!

17th July 2018

Basic Librity

Megan teaches us some basic liberty skills. Social Media: Instagram: horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefrends_yt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSXA4ogAImc

16th July 2018

Langsig Hoogmoed

SA Boerperd Stallion – Langsig Hoogmoed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaWerpzIRhg

4th July 2018

Riding with no Hands

Hey guys So today i had a lovely ride on Rem and decided to canter with no reins and i also did that bareback😂😜 hope u enjoy this video please like comment and subscribe for more videos BYEEEEEE!!!!!❤ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-zdz3aKZm4

9th December 2017

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