Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding
One of the top beaches in the world - Noordhoek Beach

Book Your Beach Ride

Office Hours : 8am – 5pm, every day of the week.

Requirements and Information – Book Your Beach Ride

Trails go out every day at 9h00, 13h00 (Mondays 12h30) and 16h00. 50% deposit essential and please book in advance to avoid disappointment and to secure your space.
Sleepy Hollow Horses are superbly schooled and rider friendly.
All rides are led by our knowledgeable, experienced trail guides.

Age limit: 12 years to 65 years of age.
Weight limit: Weight limit of 90 kg – at our discretion 95 kg – /  14.17 stone / 198 pounds
Duration: Approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours
Arrival time: 45 minutes before trail
Cost: R720.00 per person
Speed: mostly at a walk

Arrival time is 45 minutes before actual time booked so we may meet and greet, supply you with the correct equipment, sign indemnities and privacy document (please look under ‘Forms’ on our website) and do a safety talk. No refund if cancelled within 24 hours. We provide riding hats and shoes as these are compulsory. All you need is long pants, socks, a jacket in case it gets cold and sun block.
For safety reasons you will have to speak and understand English.

Riding experience is not essential as we allocate horses according to skill, however you need to bear in mind that horse riding is considered an extreme sport and horses all have their own personalities.

When you book we need to have a clear understanding of your riding experience, please note the following when deciding on what level of experience you fall into:
Novice = less than 100 times
Semi-experienced = more than 100 times or do not fall into the below ‘experienced’ criteria.
Experienced = more than 1,000 times and have competed, owned and ridden own horse and are currently riding.

The trail will be kept at a walk. Only in certain exceptions will there be a trot or a canter.  In accordance with Table Mountain National Parks rules no galloping is allowed on the beach at any time.

If you are pregnant, have had a recent operation or have a medical condition that maybe deemed unsafe to ride (if unsure please ask us), for safety reasons you may not ride on any of our trails or rides.

No alcohol or recreational drugs may be consumed before the ride, and no alcohol is allowed on the beach.

Booking is essential and we require 24 hours notice of cancellation as we bring in trail guides especially for these trails.

A 50% deposit of the total amount is payable in advance  to secure bookings. If we do not receive at least 24 hours notice of cancellation the deposit will not be refundable.  Deposit payable by internet, cash or with credit card.  PLEASE DO NOT MAKE INTERNET PAYMENT BEFORE CONFIRMATION FROM OFFICE.

We also require a contact number where we may reach you if necessary (e.g. if we need to confirm the booking or in case of bad weather).

Adult Trail Indemnity Form

Please take note of the following document: sleepy-hollow-privacy-popi-policy


We accept all major credit and debit cards. Unfortunately we cannot accept Amex or American Express. You can also pay in cash or deposit directly in our bank account. Contact the office at: 021 789 2341 with any questions.  Banking details: Standard Bank swift code SBZAZAJJ, branch 036009,  Account name Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding, Account no. 072 102 845.  For reference use your name and the date of the ride and fax (021 789 2350) or email proof of payment (

Beach Ride Booking Form

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone Number

How many are in your party?

What is your riding experience?

What Date would you like?

what Time would you like?

Wet feet can be nice! - Book Your Beach Ride

Peacefully trodding the water - Book Your Beach Ride

The Horses of Sleepy Hollow

- click on a horse to see its page
  1. Black Velvet
  2. Blue Ice
  3. Cognac
  4. Grand Finale
  5. Jedi all tacked up in his stable
  6. Ladybird
  7. Maestro
  8. Mulan
  9. Nutmeg looking pretty
  10. Paddy listening to his rider
  11. Rebel, always patient
  12. Smartie
  13. Truffles
  14. Tweety
  15. Winnie the Pooh