A perfect Gap Year or Career break with South Africa's leading Working Riding Holiday program.
Experience life on a South African horse trail and safari yard, eat, sleep and ride horses for a month or two & live the African dream.
You will be involved with the day to day care of the horses, do lots of riding, exercising and schooling top class safari horses in an alternative environment using holistic horse care. We cater for horse riders who want an extended horse riding experience.
Contact details of previous riders available on our Facebook page.
This is a hands on, get involved horse riding experience, come and help out with the horses and do lots of riding in the school and along our spectacular beaches.
We require that candidates be horse lovers that have a sound foundation in schooling. They must love being out in the great outdoors and have a spirit of adventure to discover different places and people.The 4 to 12 week program is a hands on, get involved riding experience for all ages and riding levels. You pay for your food and accommodation, help out with the horses and do lots of riding. Advanced, intermediate and novice riders are catered for on a selection of lovely horses; with a herd of 40 horses we have one that will suit almost every rider!
Places are available throughout the year. Please contact us to BOOK NOW! You live with us as part of our trail team. Shared accommodation is provided at our guest lodge. Your payment goes towards meals, laundry, accommodation, care of the horses and transport around the placement.
We offer a fun filled adventure riding horses. 4 or 6 weeks is the most popular length of stay. Do lots of beach riding and schooling our beautiful horses. You ride 2 to 4 hours on most days. Stay for 12 weeks and you will enjoy a free overnight trail along the Wild Coast. During the course of your stay you will participate in a 3 day Riding with Touch workshop. It is also a great stepping stone to continue travelling in South Africa.Other activities - Big 5 Game Reserve, elephant interaction, township tours, support local village school, boat trips, abseiling, Fri night at The Shed, beach BBQ's and so much more!
Hello there, i am hopeing to come out to work / live in South Africa in october for 3-6 months and am looking for a job whilst i'm there. Ive been and had horses since i was very very young and am up for riding anything and everything, regardless age, size, charactor etc I plan to stay in Cape town. Do you think you could help me here? Thanks Kirsten . email@example.com[Deleted] 19/02/2011
We are situated in Kei Mouth on the Wild Coast of South Africa. We offer upmarket 7 night 8 day horse trails & safaris to international clients, shorter trails & riding holidays based from our guest house, as well as day rides for local holiday makers. We also do a 4 to 12 week work rider program for gap year and career break adventurers. It is an excellent environment for horse lovers. Advanced rider who just wants to do something different, the intermediate rider who has dreamt of being with horses and the novice rider who would like to improve their riding. Whoever you are, you get to do as much riding as you can fit in! We have an outdoor schooling area, stunning out rides through the local country side, and of course the endless and epic beach rides! We invite horse lovers and riders to join us on a hands on equestrian holiday, get lot of experience working and riding horses is South Africa!