What are you doing this summer? Would you like to experience life at a South African horse trail and safari yard, eat, sleep and breath horses for a week or two or a month or two & live the 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 natural horse care. We are South Africa's leading Gap Year Working Horse Riding Holiday program. We cater for all levels of horse riders who want an extended horse riding experience. Contact details of previous riders available. Find us on Facebook "Wild Coast Horse Back Adventures". You Tube "Wild Coast Horse Trails" Go to our web site for more info & photos!
We require that candidates be horse lovers and they must love being out in the great outdoors and have a spirit of adventure to discover different places and people.The 1 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 over 50 horses we have one that will suit almost every rider!
Riding; Handling Youngstock; Schooling; Lunging; Teaching; Exercising; Starting/Breaking; Competing; Natural Horsemanship; Parelli Horsemanship;
Dressage; Eventing; Livery; Riding School; Showing; Show Jumping; Stud; Trekking; Flatwork;
Places are available throughout the year. Please contact us to BOOK NOW! You live with us as part of our family. Shared accommodation is provided in a separate cottage "The Loft" next to the main homestead. Your payment goes towards meals, laundry, accommodation and transport around the placement. You can ride a Wild Coast Horse Trail. This is charged separately.
We offer a fun filled adventure holiday riding horses. 2, 4 or 6 weeks is the most popular length of stay. Do lots of beach riding and riding through African bush in search of naturally occurring wild animals. You ride 2 to 4 hours on most days. It is also a great stepping stone to continue travelling in South Africa. Staying with us will bring a variety of benefits to you. You will be making a positive contribution to South Africa and experience different cultures.
We are situated at Sunray Farm on the Wild Coast of South Africa. The farm is home to Torstone Sport Horses and Wild Coast Horse Trails. We offer upmarket over night horse trails & safaris to international clients and 3 to 6 week working horse riding holidays to gap year and career break adventurers. It is an excellent environment for the equestrian student who requires work experience for their studies, the 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. Who ever you are, you get to do as much riding as you like. We have an outdoor schooling arena, mini cross country course, stunning out rides on the farm searching for naturally occurring game, safari riding at a game reserve and of course the 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!