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Volunteer with horses, Hoedspruit, South Africa

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks


The programme is open all year round. Departure day is on a Sunday, and arrival day is on a Monday.


• Minimum age: 18 years old
• Genuine care and consideration for the animals at the project, and not scared to get dirty
• You need to be a citizen of a county that is eligible for a visa to enter South Africa
• Medical requirements: please contact your doctor for information about malaria medication
• Riding experience is obviously useful, but not necessary as we can provide lessons at the centre


  • English

Cost in US$:

500 per week. Deposit: 150. The price in dollars can vary according to currency exchange rates.

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Food

Program Fees Include:

*Accommodation of shared chalets (2-3 people) with en-suite bathroom
*All meals are provided
*Transport within the programme
*Horse trails, bush walks and drives
*Access to swimming pool
*Conservation fees
*Unlimited Wi-fi and computer access
*Laundry facility
*Return airport transfers to Eastgate airport, Hoedspruit

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Equestrian
  • Wildlife

This Program is open to

Kiwi, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

48 hours