David Foot

BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL

 “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela It’s the 1st of March 2021 and hard to believe that a year ago our lives were turned upside down, inside out and around and around; we’re still waiting for that washing machine cycle to end so we can […]

Strewth! A Bonzer of a Brumby Safari With Some Down Under Jack-and-Jill-Aroos

Strewth! A Bonzer of a Brumby Safari With Some Down Under Jack-and-Jill-Aroos

There are not many crazy people who would have the courage to hire a couple of aircraft in Johannesburg and fly themselves around Africa! But if three out of four in your party were previously bush pilots in Australia and now fly for Qantas, then I guess it’s a little easier! After all day in […]

Maun Boys and Things That Go Bump in the Night

Maun Boys and Things That Go Bump in the Night

It’s tough raising kids, especially in this day and age.  We’ve raised four (or rather they’ve managed to do it themselves with occasional interference from us) so we should know how by now.  But in spite of years of ‘experience’, there are always surprises that unhinge one when it’s least expected. We considered ourselves very lucky […]

London Girl – Isabel Juby – Joins Ride Botswana

London Girl – Isabel Juby – Joins Ride Botswana

London girl hits the Botswana bush. Swapping tube rides for horse rides, city crowds for sparse Kalahari acacia, she is taking on the Ride Botswana adventure! This is Isabel Juby who has come from the UK to join team Foot for the next couple of months. Having learnt the art of dressage from many years […]

Ride Botswana Featured on Equitrekking TV Show

Ride Botswana Featured on Equitrekking TV Show Makgadikgadi Pans horse riding

Ride Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Pans Safari has featured on Equitrekking, an Emmy-winning TV series, Equitrekking on PBS. The Makgadikgadi Salt Pans Safari is a five night/six day safari on horseback following the meandering shoreline of this ancient lake bed with the most perfect ground for exhilarating riding. Early explorers such as David Livingstone ventured this way and […]