Kate Hurst has been riding thoroughbreds ever since coming to SA and realizes the need to ensure the future of racehorses when they are no longer succeeding on the track. She really would love to see more ex-racehorses be re-trained for other disciplines.  She is attempting to climb Kilimanjaro in a couple of months and is raising funds to be able […] Continue Reading


YAY it is that time again !! Please join us for our Annual Race Day Fundraiser, which is a day at the races which is so much fun. Lots of prizes, auctions and more and very yummy lunch!!. See details attached Tickets can also be booked at : https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/Event.aspx?itemid=1495165617

WCET New Premises at Langverwagt Farm

We enjoyed such special times at the tranquil Eikenhof Farm, with great hospitality from the managers, made new friends both human and equine, and watched the horses so relaxed and happy. Sadly, the farm was sold and managers André and Karen have established a brand new equine facility, at Langverwagt Farm in the heart of the beautiful Zevenwacht area. LANGVERWAGT FARM […] Continue Reading

Cheltenham Festival

On Tuesday 12 March, Klawervlei Stud will be hosting a luncheon at Vascos Tavern to celebrate the start of the Cheltenham Racing Festival. Proceeds of the day will be donated to the Western Cape Equine Trust. Hope to see you there!


Hello Horse Lovers 🙂 It’s that time of year for our most important annual RACE DAY fundraiser, to be held on Saturday 1st December 2018. Every year has got bigger and better and promises to be a great fun filled day with a delicious lunch and lots of prizes, lucky draws, raffles and exciting auctions items. Tickets can be purchased by […] Continue Reading

Vlottenburg Stables Compleat Horse Show a huge success!

We extend a HUGE Thank You to Louise Brown who voluntarily spent many hours of her time, organizing an event and donating proceeds to the Western Cape Equine Trust’s Re-Homing Program. Louise held a Compleat Horse Show at her stunning Vlottenburg Stables on Sunday, the 8th July, where the horses and riders were kitted out beautifully, the arenas and surrounds […] Continue Reading

Our new premises

HELLO HORSE LOVERS We are SUPER excited to let you know that WCET has moved to our new premises, the very beautiful EIKENHOF STABLES We have attached some pics we took off our phone of our big move and arrival!! Eikenhof Farm is situated approximately 9 km outside Stellenbosch, next to the Skilpadvlei Restaurant. Our horses traveled really well and […] Continue Reading

Western Cape Equine Trust Race Day Fundraiser 2017

Western Cape Equine Trust Charity Race Day a Winner! The Race Day fundraising event on Saturday, 25 November 2017 was a huge success for the WCET team and its Re-Homing Program, raising much-needed funds to continue helping racehorses once they retire from the track. We extend a huge Thank You to the owners, trainers and breeders of the racing community […] Continue Reading