We live by our motto - "Tell me it can't be done, and I will do it. Tell me the goal is too high, and I will reach it. Place an obstacle in front of me, and I will defeat it. Challenge me, dare me, or even defy me. But do NOT underestimate me. For on the back of my horse ANYTHING is possible"
Meet The Team
Yolanda studied Human Resources and Learning and Development.
She is a qualified Sanef level 2 Western Instructor and registered as a Complementary Health Therapist at Ceepsa.
She was one of the first group of students in South Africa to train in the Mastersons method.
She is a qualified Ttouch practioner.
Yolanda is the co-founder of EETO - Extreme Equestrian Trail Organisation of South Africa. (www.eetosa.com)
Yolanda played a vital role in developing Sanesa
Western School shows.
She is a director of Oppistal and the co-author of the book: "Introduction to horse ownership in South Africa."
Yolanda is an equine specialist and looking after the well-being of the horse is her first priority.
Her passion is to create harmony between people and horses.
Debbie-Lynn started riding at the age of eight and soon discovered she could not go one weekend without getting her equine fix!
She stopped riding for a few years but after her first proper western lesson with us she was hooked.
She successfully passed her EQASA module 1.
She has a passion for horses and reptiles (and all things creepy) but a love for all animals in general.
She is hard working and the clients adore her.
Debbie enjoys giving lessons and watching how it brings joy and happiness to children and adults alike. She has a first aid certificate.
She enjoys Ttouch training sessions and brings creativity into our world.
Debbie-Lynn is loved by all and always wins the dress-ups at our training shows.
Anke studied BA Recreation and Tourism Management at the North-West University.
She has a Diploma in Equi-Therapy as a therapeutic riding and motor skills therapist at SATRA (South African Therapeutic Riding Association).
She did her Honours degree in Recreational Science. She also did community service at a house for people with mental disabilities where she gained experience in how to communicate, treat and handle people with severe mental disabilities.
She helped plan and execute several recreation camps, active days for formal groups, as well as team building days for sport groups from schools.
She did her Master degree in Therapeutic recreation of which the theme was regarding the leisure needs of caregivers caring for children with disabilities in an under resourced area.
She was a therapeutic riding therapist at ETR (Equine Therapy and Recreation) in Potchefstroom.
She was also a basic therapeutic riding instructor at SARDA (South African Riding for Disabilities Association) in Roodepoort.
Anke loves to encourage development and growth in people. She strives to bring hope to all the people she encounters and has a love for nature, horses and people with special needs.