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Horse Riding Adventures - Working Horse Riding Holidays & Safaris in South Africa


South Africa: East London, Rural Areas

Program Duration

9-12 Week, 5-8 Week, 2-4 Week


year round

Travel Types

  • Backpacking
  • Birdwatching
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Eco Tours
  • Fishing
  • Homestay
  • Horseback Riding
  • Nature Tours
  • Photography
  • Safari
  • Summer Camp
  • Tours
  • Trekking
  • Vacation Packages


A love of horses and outdoor lifestyle. Beginner, novice and advanced riders are accepted.

* 18 to 20 year olds, just finished school and taking some time to work out what they would like to do with their lives.

* 20 -25 year olds, finished study and are taking the gap to travel before "real life" starts!

* 25 years and over - Career Breaks - usually a shorter stay, riders wanting a great experience and time to get into horses and do lots of riding.

Many of our riders of all different ages and back grounds come to us to spend time learning more about horses and their care. So many riders can get on and ride, but have no idea of what goes on before and after and are so surprised to find that each horse has his or her own personality.

An excellent opportunity for Equestrian Collage/Vet students who require a period of work experience for their studies.

A perfect first place to stay before exploring the rest of South Africa!


  • English

Cost in US$:

Please contact us for more information.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Equestrian
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Sports
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary Science
  • Volunteer Management
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

An outdoor adventure person who loves horses and has always dreamed of working and riding horses for days at a time.

Age Range

18 years and older

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 1 to 8

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

48 hours