The Cape Boerperd Breeders' Society was formed in 1948 by a group of horse enthusiasts
who saw how quickly the horse was disappearing in the new mechanical age. These
people saw how popular the Cape Boerperd was throughout the world.
The Cape Boerperd is famous for its hardiness, endurance and its unbelievable
ability to work long hours on minimal feed and still maintain its condition. This is a very
versatile horse that can be used for pleasure, work and Showing. The main aim of the
Cape Boerperd Breeders' Society is to show the Cape Boerperd in its diverse forms.
Participation in Shows is growing immensely and the Cape Boerperd enthusiasts are