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2.5 Hour Forest & Farm Trail to local bakery

Tsitsikamma

Activity Description

Explore forest and farmland, riding to Bread and Brew our local farm bakery for a short stop to enjoy a home baked treat and a soft drink of choice – included in cost of the trail. You might get close to Bush Buck, Baboons, Monkeys and indigenous birds along the way, with an option of a trot or canter over beautiful fields with views over the surrounding forest and mountains in the distance..

Arrangements

Duration2 hours
WhenTuesdays to Sundays.
WhereHog Hollow Horse Trails. Google Maps Link : https://goo.gl/maps/C2RVsLu7ME92
WeatherTrips can go out in almost all weather conditions.
What to WearWear comfortable clothes for the trip with closed shoes. Bring along something warm for cooler days and a rain jacket in case of rain.
Things to BringBe sure to bring along your camera, sunglasses, a hat and any personal items you might need.
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators allowed. Only paying guests will be allowed on the trip.

Requirements

Minimum Age5 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight115.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

2,5 hr guided horse trail
Snack and Soft Drink at Bread and Brew Bakery
Chaps and hats

ExclusionsAdditional eats and drinks not included in cost of trail are for own account to be settled directly with Bread and Brew Bakery.

Notes

Guests to arrive 30 mins prior to departure for safety briefing and in preparation to the ride.

Customer Reviews

We arrived at Hog Hollow and was greeted by a warm smile from the Ladies that checked us in. We were sat down and made to feel very welcomed. Myself only having been on one outride before was rather nervous, in the other hand my wife is an experienced rider so she was very much looking forward to it. We were introduced to our guide, met the horses and this made me more nervous as I was riding a very large ( for me anyway ) white Percheron. Anyway I got on and instantly felt a connection with the old girl. We set off and I must say it was an awesome experience. Quite a few times the guide told my wife to stay back so she could enjoy a small gallop which pleased her. The guide could see how comfortable I looked after a short while and also had me canter a few times. I enjoyed this very much but sitting on the Percheron was like sitting on a comfy sofa so I felt secure. The views through the forest was stunning and I would thoroughly recommend this outride to anyone, novice to experienced rider it caters for all. Will definately book again when we are passing through. - STEVE COMBE


Amazing experience, cannot recommend it enough, as complete beginners we were well looked after. The staff were lovely and the horses in very good condition and well cared for. Paul our guide made us feel really at ease. A must do - Mr & Mrs Abbott


Surprise 2hr Forest and Farm ride booked for me by daddy. My 2 cousins joined me even though they have very little riding experience. The guides really looked after them, and clipped them to their own horses during trickier section, but also allowed them on their own at times to get used to riding. I loved my horse, Grey Joy, and the guides (Owen). They even let me have a little gallop at one point. I had such fun riding , I would love tom come back and maybe next time we can ride to the beach :-) - Olivia Dorfler


My daughter and I regularly go on outrides with Hog Hollow as we holiday in Plett twice a year. We love the horses and the guides and the scenery en route is breathtaking. We have been on the 1 hour, 2 hour and picnic outrides and can highly recommend all of them, time permitting. Our last ride before we left Plettenberg Bay was a picnic ride into the mountains of Kurland Estate with a delicious picnic at Kurland for lunch. We were allowed to ride on the Polo fields and "let loose" a little on the horses which was magical. Hog Hollow has horses which are suitable for all levels of rider ability and their guides are experienced, friendly and careful. We will be back at the end of the year as Hog Hollow is the highlight of every holiday. - Gillian Lowndes


The yard is very professional with a warm welcome from the receptionist and the guide. New "chaps" to cover the leg and protect from rubbing were very welcome. A very plrasant and steady ride on two calm horses - Helen O'connell (HHCL)




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