Experienced guides will lead you through an awe-inspiring range of ecosystems filled with game and into areas that are well off the beaten track. The local wildlife sees horses and riders as other non-threatening animals and therefore allows you to get really close, a truly unique safari experience! It is worth mentioning, however, that areas offering horse riding usually have lower numbers of big cats, as they can make the horses skittish.
Whether you are a beginner or a confident rider, you will be given a horse best suited to your specific requirements. The pace can vary, from the thrill of cantering alongside giraffe and wildebeest to the serenity of a meandering ride while watching the sun set or a quiet trot through a herd of grazing zebra or a family of rhino – all moments to cherish.
There are plenty of horse riding options in Kenya, Botswana and Zimbabwe - take a look below: