Riding with herds of zebra in Botswana on a riding safari

Riding holiday, riding safari and trail rides in Africa

Africa is the ultimate horse riding holiday destination. There are many different options for riding safaris, whether riding amongst the migration in Kenya, splashing through the Okavango Delta in Botswana or running with giraffe from a luxury lodge in South Africa. Africa also offers some of the best beach riding and trail riding holidays in the world - long canters along the South African Wild Coast, gallops across the Namib desert, trails through vineyards near Cape Town or trails to far-flung Lake Natron in Tanzania. Africa is a horse riders dream.
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From the horse’s mouth

  • Wild coast volunteering
    August 2022 Ludivine aged 41
    I had a wonderful time on the Wild Coast. The location is stunning, the team there is great, always cheerful and caring, full of fun stories. The horses are great, you will definitely find friends there and there are plenty of various trails to enjoy. I got to experience life in South Africa, went to rugby matches,... Read all
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  • Tuli Trail Safari
    July 2022 Sean aged 49
    Other people on the safari who didn't use Equus Journeys and were unhappy with their booking experience, will be using Equus Journeys for their next trip!
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  • Tuli Trail Safari
    July 2022 Jennifer aged 51
    Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and would definitely recommend it. The guides especially West were brilliant and the support staff, in particular the ladies who cooked and looked after us were exceptional. I rode Hotshot - 6yr old, very responsive although you had to encourage him to leave the group which was OK if you... Read all
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  • Tuli Trail Safari
    June 2022 Joseph Gerald aged 59
    Exceeded my expectations! Quality of food A++, volume of animals encountered 5x what I expected. quality of horses was fantastic! Steady under all conditions and never spooked. I felt totally safe and in control in all situations. Accommodations were great and the guides very knowledge able. Lots of attention to the... Read all
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  • Borana Lodge
    May 2022 LAURA aged 63
    Our trip was organized to the last detail, went smoothly, and lived up to all of my expectations. I would highly recommend. Kiki at Borana was a very good ride. Obedient, not spooky around the animals, and very comfortable. Diego at Sosian was much the same. Horses were sure footed and trustworthy.
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  • Horseback safari in Kenya
    Masai Mara and his horse
  • Riders and elephants in Botswana
    Horseback safari in Botswana
  • Botswana and horse in sunset
    Sunset on the Okavango delta
  • Horseback trail ride in Namibia
    Cantering in the namibian desert
  • Mozambique on horseback
    Horse riding trail in Mozambique