Our Rides

Level of Experience

We cater for any level of riding experience.  What’s your skill level?

Beginner Rider: You’ve either never ridden or may have had a few lessons. We will teach you the basic aids to be able to walk out with the guide. In our book, also known as a Tenderfoot Rider.

Intermediate Rider: Starting to learn the ropes, but lacks confidence. You have been on a horse before and you’ve mastered the basic aids in walk and trot and you’re confident on a well-schooled horse in walk and rising trot (posting).

Accomplished Rider: You have some experience or have taken a few lessons. You are able to ride comfortably in the open at walk, trot and short stretches of slow canter.

Experienced Rider: You ride well. You’re a secure and confident rider on a well-schooled horse at all paces including a fast canter in open country. You’re happy to ride for several hours and may have some jumping experience.

Riding the picturesque Klein Karoo and Swartberg

Klein Karoo Horse Adventures has its home on Domein Doornkraal. All our rides and adventures are offered on or near Doornkraal. This is a typical Klein Karoo farm near De Rust, at the foot of the mighty Swartberg. The le Rouxs have farmed here for five generations. Doornkraal’s horses are bred from various bloodlines of mainly Cape Riding Horses and Boer Horses, well trained, tough and gentle. We are happy to customize your ride if you have special needs.

Our Team

The team at Klein Karoo Horse Adventures have devoted their lives to their passion for horses. Our guides and instructors are always present to assist and they are there to make sure you have a memorable experience. You and your family can feel safe under the watchful eyes of a team of dedicated and qualified instructors.