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Horse Riding

Windhoek - Namibia

A variety of equestrian persuits in the hills around Windhoek. With everthing from horse rides by the hour to overnight rides there is somethign to cater for everyone, no matter what their level of riding expertise. All rides start at Elisenhem Guest Farm outside of Windhoek, riders can make their own way to the starting point, or a transfer can be arranged (transfers are free for groups of 3 or more riders)

Champagne Breakfast Rides
For the more adventurous and experienced rider a trip into the mountains is be a unforgettable experieince. Breakfast is served on a mountaintop with incredible views over the surrounding vistas and a panoramic view Windhoek.
approx. 4 hours
Level of experieince required: Intermediate - Experienced
Sundowner Rides
A gentle afternoon guided horse ride through the hills, valleys and riverbeds of the farm. Watch the mountains light up with the setting sun whilst sipping the drink of your choice and sampling the snacks on offer. An evening braai (BBQ) can be arranged for those wishing to extend their tour.
approx. 2 1/2 hours
Level of experieince required: Beginners - Experienced
Day Ride
A day’s horse riding deep into the mountains, spotting game along the way and experiencing the awesome scenery and serenity of your surroundings. A picnic lunch is carried en route.
approx. 6 hours riding
Level of experieince required: Intermediate - Experienced
Riding by the Hour
Accompanied, guided rides. The experience level of the riders will determine the pace of the ride. All levels of riding ability catered for.
Level of experieince required: Beginners - Experienced
Overnight Rides
Arranged with your requirements in mind, these can include one or two (or perhaps ecen more) nights. e.g. One night excursion: Have an early start from Elisenheim Guest Farm with a 5 or6 hour ride through the mountains to a neighbouring lodge, relax there for the afternoon, perhaps joining in on one of their afternoon activities (non inclusive). Have dinner and overnight at the lodge. After breakfast at the lodge another picnic ride back to Elisenheim the following day.
Riding 5-6 hours per day
Level of experieince required: Experienced only
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Hard helmets will be provided and are strongly recommended
Meals & drinks (on specific trips)
What to bring:
Long, comfortable (not too tight!) trousers or leggings.
Sensible closed shoes with a small heel and non-slip sole.
Long sleeved cotton shirt to protect from the sun.
Sun block and lipsalve are recommended.
All riders will be required to sign an indemnity form prior to riding.
Horse Riding

A wide variety of horse riding options including: Champagne Breakfast Rides, Sundowner Rides, Rides by the hour & even multiple day outings

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