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GRAND PRIZES | Laura & Mauser’s World Champs Raffle!

Wild Coast Horse Safaris

There are just TWO weeks left to enter Laura & Mauser’s World Champs Raffle before the final draw on 31st March for the GRAND PRIZE and other top tier prizes!  Here’s what you could win….

  1. A 7 night Wild Coast Horse Safari for 2 people, worth R35,000
  2. An original painting by Janet Dixon from ArtKaroo
  3. A signed set of Deon Meyer‘s novels in hardback – Afrikaans (which could be worth up to R15,000 on eBay!)
  4. A signed set of Deon Meyer‘s novels in hardback – English
  5. A stud fee for a Perseverance Arabian stallion, worth R5,000

Wild Coast Horse Safari

  • worth R35,000

Would you like to ride horses through a stunning game reserve filled with non-dangerous game where the Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest and a multitude of different antelope can be closely approached on horseback?

Would you like to ride across rolling hills, and into deep forested kloofs searching for the elusive Kudu & Bush Buck?

Then canter down endless beaches and wonder through rural Xhosa villages all from the back of beautiful, well schooled horses?

The wreck of the Jacaranda

A 3 night 4 days stay at the Endalweni Private Game reserve followed by a 4 night adventure along the Wild Coast will give you an authentic taste of rural Africa. The 7 night 8 day Wild Coast Horse Safari is a wonderful combination of bush & beach riding through a stunning eco environment with breathtaking views from every hill top.

Ideal for most riders who are comfortable in the saddle – can walk, trot & canter on a well schooled horse – and non riders are welcome to join the group as there are plenty of walks and things to do. Advanced riders will be delighted with the different pace options on our responsive and fit horses.

To get a feel for what you’ll be doing if you win that GRAND PRIZE, here is a clip of a Wild Coast Horseback Adventure!

PLEASE NOTE: All riding and itineraries are subject to change due to variations in local conditions, riders abilities, the weather & influences of the sea tides and during the rainy season the conditions of the rivers at the time of riding.
GETTING THERE: Fly to East London, or drive to Endalweni Game Reserve.

Two sets of signed Deon Meyer hardbacks

Deon Meyer, photographed by Philip Matsas

  • One set in the original Afrikaans
  • One set in English, translated by KL Seegers

‘With Deon Meyer you can’t go wrong. He’s a writer whose work I admire, wait for and then devour.’ Michael Connelly

Deon Meyer‘s books are sold in 23 countries, and have been awarded many prizes around the world: the Deutsche Krimi Prize in Germany, the ATKV Prize and the Boeke Prize Fanatics Choice in South Africa, the Barry Award in the USA and Le Grand Prix de Littérature Policière and Le Prix Mystère de la Critique in France. His latest novels are Sewe Dae and Spoor (Trackers in English), which have both topped the South African bestseller lists. Trackers was also listed as one of the best crime novels of 2011 in the USA, Germany and the UK!

A little bird tells us that a full signed set of Deon Meyer hardbacks could be worth R15,000 on eBay…

‘If you want a glimpse of the soul of the new South Africa in all its glory, and with all the gory details of its problems and corruption, Meyer is your man.’ Matthew Lewin, The Guardian

An original painting by Janet Dixon from ArtKaroo

Aloe by Janet Dixon. Acrylic on canvas stretched over frame.

Janet Dixon grew up in the Karoo, the harsh and intricate beauty of the semi-desert providing a well of inspiration. She loves painting aloes and uses them as a metaphor to allude to the resilience of the natural world as well as the inner world of the human psyche.

A practicing medical doctor, Janet is a keen observer of the human condition. Her medical studies heightened her awareness of the complexities of the human body as a divinely orchestrated “machine”. Janet celebrates these intricacies in her art through the metaphor.

Janet’s first solo exhibition took place in 2008. Her work has been shown in various local exhibitions and is held in private collections around the world.

Janet is one of Laura’s sisters!

A stud fee with one of the Perseverance Stallions

THE BIG QUESTION to ask about your Arabian: Will this horse carry me and my gear across a continent, fighting battles along the way?

If you suspect the answer is no, why not? Your Arabian horse is descended from forebears through thousands of years who could do just that. What has gone wrong? What has your horse lost, and why? You can’t ride on a pretty head. It’s worthless without the rest of the package. If you are a breeder, change your direction, don’t ruin what you have inherited, keep it right for your great-grandchildren.

We use SA Old English Bloodlines to preserve a precious genetic heirloom; the bloodlines that were used to establish the Arabian as a pure breed in South Africa.

By far the most came to SA via the United Kingdom, mainly as a result of the life work of the Blunts in securing very good horses during their travels among the Bedouin and taking them to England to their Crabbet Stud and later some to their satellite stud, Sheikh Obeyd, in Egypt. The majority of Old English horses that made up the foundation of Arabian breeding in South Africa were only a few generations away from those desert-bred horses.

El-Jahrousse Amir is chestnut, PSV Orient, PSV Psychic and PSV Quicksilver are grey, and PSV Magic is dark bay.  We also have several young colts, who are stallions-in-waiting!

PERSEVERANCE Arabian & Endurance Horses – Barefoot, bitless & fearless.



Laura Seegers and PSV Mauser have been chosen to ride for South Africa at the FEI World Endurance Championships in the United Kingdom in August 2012.

It’s a huge honour: it’s the first time that a barefoot horse will represent South Africa overseas. Now we have a mammoth task ahead of us…  There is no official sponsor for the team, and we need to raise close to R400,000 most of which is for Mauser’s transport and quarantine alone!  But YOU can help, by buying tickets for Laura & Mauser’s World Champs Raffle!

The Grand Prize is a whopping 7 night holiday for 2 people with Wild Coast Horse Safaris, worth R35,000 (£3.500).


About Perseverance

PERSEVERANCE Arabian & Endurance Horses have special Arabian bloodlines, they have functionally beautiful bodies, and they do endurance barefoot. TEAM PSV: Francois & Laura Seegers, Gurth & Rosemary Walton, Lucy Dixon, Donalyn Hennessy & Ashley Gower. www.endurancehorse.co.za


One thought on “GRAND PRIZES | Laura & Mauser’s World Champs Raffle!

  1. Reblogged this on Perseverance Endurance Horses and commented:

    Only two weeks left to get tickets in the raffle, and help send Laura and our barefoot horse, PSV Mauser off to the FEI World Endurance Championships in the UK this August!

    Posted by Perseverance | March 15, 2012, 9:24 pm

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If we raise more than we need, the balance will be donated to the rest of the South African team. All credit will go to those who donated or bought raffle tickets!

SOUTH AFRICA tickets @ R100
PSV Sponsorship Fund at FNB
Account number: 62334478684
Branch code: 210-216

UNITED KINGDOM tickets @ £10
PSV Sponsorship/ Miss L Dixon at RBS
Account number: 10034927
Branch code: 16-00-23

REST OF THE WORLD tickets @ $15
For countries other than South Africa and the UK you can use PayPal, even if you don't have a PayPal account!

Send an e-mail - with these details - to info@endurancehorse.co.za:
1. Proof of payment (SA or UK)
OR number of tickets (PayPal)
2. Your name
3. Phone number
4. E-mail
5. Postal address

On payment your numbered raffle tickets or receipt will be e-mailed back to you as confirmation!

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