Chartwell Stables has been in operation since 1987. Primarily a children's riding school, Chartwell Stables boasts 45 magnificent horses. The school caters to all levels of riding from beginner to advanced. They also offer adult training classes with no prior experience required. If you've always wanted to learn horseback riding, this is the place for you. Chartwell Stables also hosts regular training shows and fun days open to the public. They are conveniently located just five minutes from Fourways so pay them a visit as soon as you can.
Details: (Tel) 073 952 8572 | Email: [email protected] | Address: 112 Runnymead Street, Chartwell, Fourways, Johannesburg.
If you've been searching for the perfect way to pop the big question, Ride Jozi has your answer. Bring your special someone for a romantic horseback ride on the serene woodland trails at Ride Jozi before settling in for a comfy outdoor picnic. Ride Jozi will even set out rose petals and a bottle of champagne if that's your fancy. Ride Jozi also offers horseback rides for children over six years old, from beginners level to advanced. Littlies can take a guided pony ride to introduce them to the magic of horseback riding. Bring the whole family along for a day out in nature.
Details: (Tel) 076 291 6997 | Email: [email protected] | Address: 13 Bultfontein Road, Nietgedacht 535-Jq, Lanseria.
Unleash your inner cowboy with SA Trails. Situated next to the picturesque Northern Farm Nature Reserve, SA Trails offers livery, horseback riding lessons and early morning rides in the Western style of riding. They cater to all levels of riding and their trails offer water crossings, long cantering stretches and a variety of cross country jumps for the more adventurous riders. SA Trails also has a kid's party venue ideal for a cowboy/cowgirl themed birthday bash. Find out more about their facilities on their website.
Ranger Stables is a community-based Equestrian Center situated at REEA, the Rand Epileptic Employment Agency in Craighall Park. Most of their 24 horses and ponies are rescues that have been rehabilitated out of dire conditions. Through lots of hard work and love, these horses have been taught to trust again. Ranger Stables offers lessons, outrides, competitions, pony parties and rides, and equine therapy. Visit them to find out more about their community initiatives and get involved in their outreach acitivies.
Details: (Tel) 082 452 9321 / 076 305 5652 | Email: [email protected] | Address: Cnr Richmond and, Marlborough Ave, Craighall Park, Randburg.
Club Street Equestrian Centre
Club Street Equesterian Centre is neatly tucked away between Linksfield Ridge and a Huddle Park Golf Course. From the main road, you would never know that it's there, but just a quick right turn will lead you straight into a horse lover's paradise. Club Street Equestrian Centre offers horseback riding lessons, as well as trail rides, children's holiday clubs and pony rides. If you live on the east side of Johannesburg, take a short drive out to the centre to escape from real life for a few hours.
Details: (Tel) 083 383 0290 | Email: [email protected] | Address: 119 Club Street, Linksfield, Johannesburg.