Stud Farm

Thoroughbred stud of international repute


Riethuiskraal Farm is situated 15 km from the coastal town of Stilbaai, nestled against the Goukou River estuary. The farm, established in 1834, is blessed with calcium rich soil, abundant spring water and wide open spaces, ideally suited for breeding thoroughbreds. It also provides the perfect setting for the care and conditioning of thoroughbred horses.

Our Horses

The stud has had remarkable international success.

Our people

We are experienced and passionate about the thoroughbred.

our accommodation

Stay at the “Writer’s Cottage”, once used by Wilbur Smith as a study whilst writing some of his novels.

our area

The coastal town of Stilbaai is a mere 15 kilometer drive along a scenic road.

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