Embark on an Unforgettable Horse Riding Safari in Africa

Horse Riding Safari

Going on a safari in Africa is undoubtedly an amazing experience, one that sticks with you for a lifetime. Now, imagine taking that experience up a notch by exploring the African wildlife while riding a horse. This is exactly what a horse riding safari offers. Horse riding safaris are becoming increasingly popular among adventure seekers who want a closer and more authentic encounter with nature.

Horse Riding in Africa – the Ultimate Adventure

Horseback riding safaris allow tourists to explore the African bush and wildlife in a way that is not possible by foot or vehicle. When you are on horseback, you have the ability to cover longer distances, access remote areas and see animals from a different perspective. The feeling of galloping through the savannah alongside zebras, wildebeests, or giraffes is a feeling that can only be experienced firsthand. While being kinder to the environment by not damaging the fragile terrain.

The Best Horse Riding Safari Destinations in Africa

There are numerous locations in Africa that offer horse riding safaris. South African reserves such as Sabi Sands and the Kruger National Park are great places for horse riding, as they offer an abundance of wildlife, beautiful landscapes, and comfortable lodges for your stay. Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve is also popular, with wide-open spaces and an abundance of wildlife, and the option of visiting local Maasai villages, to get a feel of their traditional ways of life.

The Horse Riding Safari Experience

Most horse riding safaris last for several days, and you will move from lodge to lodge, covering many miles of African savannah. Horseback riding safaris are notoriously unstructured, which means that there is no set itinerary, you might find yourself swimming in rivers, looking for hidden waterfalls, or starting a campfire under the stars. What’s guaranteed is a unique and personalised experience, as most safaris limit the number of guests.


Tips for a Successful Riding Safari

Before embarking on a horse riding safari, you should be prepared to cover long distances and spend many hours on horseback. While booking a safari, make sure that you are matched with a mount that suits your experience level. Pack comfortable clothes and equipment such as a hat, riding boots, and sunscreen. Make sure to bring a camera to capture the magnificent memories.


Riding a horse through the African savannah is a thrilling experience that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Whether you are a seasoned rider or a novice, there is a safari that will suit your needs. Moreover, the unique combination of adventure, untamed nature, and the vibrant African culture will give you a truly incredible experience that cannot be found elsewhere. Don’t wait any longer to experience the beauty of Africa in its most authentic form and book your horse riding safari now!


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Author: Suzanne Ashton Founder, Everything Horse Ba Hons Marketing Management email: contact@everythinghorseuk.co.uk

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