"I have a dream that one day a student from the Soweto Equestrian Centre will compete for South Africa in the Olympic games."

~ Enos Mafokate

Enos Mafokate

Enos’ passion for horses overcame racial barriers to excel in the elite sport of show jumping in the 1960s and 1970s.

There’s nothing fancy about Enos, despite being the country’s first black person to break into the elite sport of show jumping. Born in the sprawling township of Alexandra in 1946, Enos fell in love

About Us

The Soweto Equestrian Foundation is the realisation of the life long dream of South Africa’s first black international riding champion, Enos Mafokate.

The Foundation which operates from a property in the heart of Soweto has 4 objectives:

To open the elite world of equestrian sports to people who would never otherwise have this chance; To

Contact Us

Postal Address:
PO Box 425,

Physical Address:

1679 Vundla Street

Cel: 082 330 7030
Tel: 011 984 8054

011 984 8054

Sponsors and Supporters

Generous donations from individuals all over the world, of money, riding gear, saddles, tack, riding hats, horse feed, and more