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Your first away show

South Africa’s equestrian disciplines host various national shows every year, with many riders making the journey to other provinces to compete. An away show is an exciting experience for you and your horse, and it gives you the opportunity to compete in a bigger, more diverse pool of riders. Thorough preparation and a good understanding of the show is key ...

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Equine underwater treadmill in SA

Towards the end of last year, at Pellmeadow Estate in Klapmuts, near Paarl, a horse named Baybar quietly made South African history. He was the first horse in South Africa to bravely enter into the depths of an underwater treadmill designed and built specifically for horses. Since the 1990s, the benefits of underwater training have been known among equestrians, and ...

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Cape-Winelands lunch and polo – all for a good cause

The Laureus Polo Cup fundraiser promises an entertaining afternoon with a relaxed gourmet lunch. Mingle with some of South Africa’s top sporting celebrities, while enjoying the excitement of a polo match at Val de Vie Estate in the beautiful Paarl-Franschhoek Valley. Spend a relaxed day out and contribute to a greater cause. Details Date: Saturday, 30 January 2016 Venue: Val de Vie ...

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