Volunteering at Kande Horse
a working holiday
ANYONE! From gap year students to career gappers we can host a variety of ages younger to older.
Our ranch is situated in 60 acres of pasture land and forest, 3 km from the shore of lake Malawi.
It really is a true escape from reality, where you can disconnect from everyday worries and reconnect with nature. LOVE LIVE LEARN ♥
We offer a volunteer program for real horsey people to come and experience life at the farm!
Kande Horse style!
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The days will be varied with never two days being the same..
Exercising and training the horses
Working on the ground and pen work
If you have experience in this field, you will have the opportunity to help with the bringing on of two Thorough bred beauties!
Tacking up and putting customers on their horses when going on trails
Leading trails with customers
Attending and learning first hand medical care of the horses
Working together with the rest of the staff and team at Kande
Other duties from one day to another include :
General maintenance of buildings and fences around the ranch
Harrowing arenas and pastures
Assisting with feeding
Watering and turning out of livestock
General yard work
Building and carpentry ( if you have skills in this that is a bonus! )
and love of nature is essential – the nearest city is an hour and a half car journey so willingness to be in a remote area of the world is key. However, we are not all on our own with a bustling little village nearby just a stones throw away, with a market visiting every Thursday. We also have Kande beach 3 km away, and if your feeling social, it really is the perfect setting to watch the sun -set whilst sipping on an ice cold beer chatting to the holiday makers and the staff. Down at Kande Beach you will also find a scuba diving school – so if getting your padi training is something you’ve always wanted to do you can tick that off whilst volunteering at Kande Horse.
On top of the 10 horses we have 4 dogs, 3 cats and lots of egg laying chickens so a LOVE of animals is essential!
If you think you want to come and spend some time with us at the ranch then please get in touch via our contact form letting us know about yourself and how long you wish to stay for and we will reply with prices and more information.
If you wish to stay longer than 1 month please state in your message
There is also an opportunity to combine this trip with a safari in neighbouring Zambia please state in your message if this is something you are interested in as an add on.
Use the form below to enquire about volunteering
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