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!

    Want to dream, build, create and inspire? Visit the Join The Dreamers page.

  • 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 

    Spraying weeds

    Assisting with feeding

    Watering and turning out of livestock 

    Cleaning tack 

    General yard work

    Trail maintenance 

    Building and carpentry ( if you have skills in this that is a bonus! )

    Permaculture cultivation 

  • 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! 

  • All meals, Accommodation and laundry at the farmhouse 

    A lift to the city at least once a month to get personal supplies

  • Any day trips you take 

    Any other activities you do whilst staying at the ranch 

    You will have to pay for your travel/flights to and from Kande Horse

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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Want to know what the weather will be like for your trip

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Today
11/19 50%
High 29° / Low 19°
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow
11/20 10%
High 30° / Low 18°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
11/21 10%
High 31° / Low 19°
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
11/22 20%
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Thursday
11/23 20%
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Friday
11/24 40%
High 28° / Low 19°
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Saturday
11/25 30%
High 28° / Low 19°
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
11/26 20%
High 29° / Low 20°
Chance of Rain
Monday
11/27 30%
High 29° / Low 20°
Chance of Rain
Tuesday
11/28 40%
High 29° / Low 19°