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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 Steyn

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.

In additional we have experts in their fields on board for Equine Assisted Programs so that Oppistal can enhance our services to the community.


For example:  Psychologists

Edna Beetge

Edna loves all animals but fell in love with, especially horses, at an early age and started riding at the age of 9.


From there her thirst for learning everything equine grew.


She studied Equine Science at TUT and also obtained her EQASA module 3.


After some years of stud work and training horses she discovered how great it is to share her passion through teaching.  


She loves working with children and helping out in any way she can.


Edna describes herself as patient, giving attention to detail, organised and hardworking. 

She worked as part of an Agricultural Exchange Program in Virginia and California during 2005 - 2007 at ranches.