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Potchefstroom, South Africa

Near: JohannesburgZA (Weather)
Number of
5 Total
25 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description Follow narrow game paths over Africa's wide plains, boundless in their game and bird species, fascinating in their geological richness and spectacular with their vistas under the widest bluest sky you've ever seen. Thornview Horse Trails gives riders the opportunity to experience a captivating region of South Africa from a sturdy and sure-footed horse. That ancient harmony of man, horse and the environment will give you a special sense of contentment. Later, sitting around a crackling log fire beneath the southern stars, you will realize that Africa truly is a special place.
Best Time to Visit year round
Times to Avoid
Campground Campsites under indigenous bush and own fireplaces enjoy views across manicured lawns. All sites enjoy views to the Mooi River and its willow trees as well as across the sprawling grass plains to the horizon. (Total of 5 sites)
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Shower, Toilet, Water Stall, Tie-up, Water Thornview Ranch Horse Trails
27 72 594 4626
Johan Steyn
PO Box 20532
Noordbrug, ZA 2522
This information was provided by JDS on 2/12/2006 10:48:34 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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