To get a fix of the picturesque panoramas on display in the Cradle, consider doing so from horseback. Shepherd’s Fold Stables horse riding, in the magnificent Elandsdrift Valley, offers just such an opportunity.
An easy distance from the suburbs of Fourways, Krugersdorp and Honeydew, Shepherd’s Fold horse riding offers a variety of trails for any horse enthusiast. Whether avid and adept, or keen but inexperienced, the stables are well equipped to accommodate people of all riding abilities.
Riding lessons, trail rides, or a combination of the two make for a variety of possibilities to experience the promised panoramic views. All rides are supervised by an experienced guide, and grooms are available to lead if necessary.
Rides are limited to 8 riders maximum and rides can last between one and two hours. The trails follow the most beautiful routes through neighbouring farms with chances to stop along the way to take in the stunning views of Johannesburg, the Magaliesburg and the Cradle of Humankind.
Cost: Trail Rides R350 – R550 | See here for Riding School rates
Time: 8am to 5pm
Address: Shepherd’s Fold Stables, 55 Sunset Drive, Elandsdrift, Lanseria
Tel: 084 220 2657
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