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As an intern on this program you will gain unique experience in the daily management of an African stable located on a private game reserve in the heart of Zimbabwe. Get hands-on with riding lessons, safaris, carriage rides, polocrosse, show jumping, overnight safaris, and get up-close and personal with African wildlife.

Missing
  • Get to know the African bush whilst exploring on horseback
  • Learn, participate and guide guest horserides around the game reserve
  • Learn and play the sports of polo, polocrosse and showjumping
  • Gain valuable experience in Holistic Stable and Horse Management with in a rustic African setting
  • Work hands on with over 40 horses ranging from thoroughbreds to crossbreeds
  • Have the opportunity to ride through dams and swim alongside the horse
  • Get the chance to work hands-on with our Lion Conservation Project 
  • Camp out under the stars on overnight horseback safaris
  • Interact and help care for our 4 rescued African Elephants
  • Take advantage of optional excursions to see Zimbabwe’s natural wonders and wildlife areas, like:
    • The Majestic Victoria Falls, the adrenaline capital of Africa!
    • Rhino Trekking in Matobo National Park
    • Spend 4 days on a houseboat on Lake Kariba spotting hippos, crocs and elephants
  •  Make friends for life with other international volunteers along the way!
Quick Facts Quick Facts
Minimum Stay 2 weeks
Impacts Conservation & Environmental Animal Care & Veterinary
Destination Destination
Zimbabwe
Priced From Priced From
£ 971| € 1264| US$ 1779| AU$ 2138|
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Dates & rates

Priced From
£ 971| € 1264| US$ 1779| AU$ 2138|

Detailed Project Pricing
2 Weeks USD 1779 GBP 972 EUR 1264 AUD 2138
3 Weeks USD 2258 GBP 1234 EUR 1604 AUD 2714
4 Weeks USD 2736 GBP 1495 EUR 1944 AUD 3289
5 Weeks USD 3147 GBP 1720 EUR 2236 AUD 3783
6 Weeks USD 3557 GBP 1944 EUR 2527 AUD 4276
7 Weeks USD 3967 GBP 2168 EUR 2819 AUD 4770
8 Weeks USD 4378 GBP 2392 EUR 3110 AUD 5263
9 Weeks USD 4788 GBP 2617 EUR 3402 AUD 5756
10 Weeks USD 5199 GBP 2841 EUR 3693 AUD 6250
11 Weeks USD 5609 GBP 3065 EUR 3985 AUD 6743
12 Weeks USD 6019 GBP 3289 EUR 4276 AUD 7236

Project Start Dates

The project start dates for 2016 will be every other Monday:

4 January | 18 January | 1 February | 15 February |29 February | 14 March | 28 March | 11 April | 25 April | 9 May | 23 May | 6 June | 20 June | 4 July | 18 July | 1 August | 15 August | 29 August | 12 September | 26 September | 10 October | 24 October | 7 November | 21 November | 5 December 19 December

Our Prices Include:

  • All airport collection and returns. An African Impact team member will be waiting to meet you
  • All accommodation and food, including 3 meals a day
  • 24 hour support on every project and at the volunteer accommodation by onsite staff
  • Tea, coffee and filtered water

Our Prices Exclude:

  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Flights to your chosen destination
  • Weekend trips and other non-project activities
  • Alcohol. Please note this is not allowed during day time activities
  • Laundry

How your Volunteer Fee is Used:

Volunteer tourism, or ‘voluntourism’ as it is popularly known, is loosely defined as a holiday in which you give back to the land you are visiting; contributing to either community development or conservation. But it’s so much more than that. Voluntourism encompasses a new trend of responsible tourism, where travelers are making informed and responsible choices and planning trips which don’t negatively affect the country or communities they are visiting. When volunteering, it is critical that travelers choose a volunteer organisation or charity with a proven ethos and philosophy around sustainable and responsible tourism practices. This applies both to their work with local communities, wildlife and our volunteers themselves.

African Impact is proud to have a 10 year track record of facilitating responsible volunteer programs in Africa, providing 24 hour support and guidance for volunteers and offering on-going support to communities in need. Understandably, these operations cost money to run and this is where the volunteer fee comes in.

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Work & Impacts

Img 3968

During your placement you will be involved in the daily running and management of the stable, which caters for horse-riding lessons, horse safaris, carriage safaris and the sports of polo and polocrosse. Most of your work as an intern will be riding orientated, such as schooling horses, guiding rides, fitness training, lessons and occasional wildlife management exercises on horseback.  You will also assist with hands-on work within the stable and the daily requirements of the organisation.  

The longer you spend on the project, the more responsibility will be entrusted to you.  

Back to Top

Fun & Travel

Things to do in your spare time

Local activities

Local Activities

You can enjoy a variety of activities at Antelope Park, right on your doorstep.  Sundowner river boat cruises are a great way to end off the day.  Alternatively go on a private safari, enjoy spending time with the orphaned elephants and even go on an elephant ride in the reserve.  

Zimbabwe highlights excursion

Zimbabwe Highlights Excursion

During your volunteer working holiday you will have the opportunity to enjoy an optional excursion at extra cost, to some of Zimbabwe’s most spectacular sites. Including a visit to the majestic Victoria Falls, a breath-taking World Heritage site, where you will have the option to bungee jump, white water raft, visit the Falls, or just enjoy the amazing scenery. Other trips include Rhino Trekking in Matabo National park on foot or a visit to Zimbabwe's Great Ruins. 

Culture

Culture

Soak up the culture of the friendly locals and learn about their way of life on a cultural tour.  You will gain a new perspective on the way people live in Africa and their traditions.

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About Antelope Park

About antelope park

About the Destination

One of the highlights of this internship is most definitely that you will be based at Antelope Park Private Game Reserve providing you with a full-time nature and wildlife experience throughout your stay. You will be sleeping in comfortable twin or quad room thatched accommodation at the main reserve camp.

Here you are situated next to a beautiful dam and will have the opportunity to use the guest facilities which includes a swimming pool, canoes, sundowner deck, bar and coffee shop. Interns have separate shower & toilet facilities to the rest of the camp which are located adjacent to the sleeping area.

Your room will be cleaned daily by the housekeeping staff, and free use of the laundry service is available to all interns. You will also enjoy 3 wholesome cooked meals a day prepared for you by the camp staff.

This internship in Africa offers you many unique opportunities such as getting involved in playing polocrosse in the African bush, walking with lions, riding elephants and taking sundowner river cruises. This volunteer working holiday promises to be an experience of a lifetime!

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Horse Management Internship Brochure

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Holistic Horse Management Internship, Antelope Park Zimbabwe

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Full Name*
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Phone Number
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As an intern on this program you will gain unique experience in the daily management of an African stable located on a private game reserve in the heart of Zimbabwe. Get hands-on with riding lessons, safaris, carriage rides, polocrosse, show jumping, overnight safaris, and get up-close and personal with African wildlife.

Missing
  • Get to know the African bush whilst exploring on horseback
  • Learn, participate and guide guest horserides around the game reserve
  • Learn and play the sports of polo, polocrosse and showjumping
  • Gain valuable experience in Holistic Stable and Horse Management with in a rustic African setting
  • Work hands on with over 40 horses ranging from thoroughbreds to crossbreeds
  • Have the opportunity to ride through dams and swim alongside the horse
  • Get the chance to work hands-on with our Lion Conservation Project 
  • Camp out under the stars on overnight horseback safaris
  • Interact and help care for our 4 rescued African Elephants
  • Take advantage of optional excursions to see Zimbabwe’s natural wonders and wildlife areas, like:
    • The Majestic Victoria Falls, the adrenaline capital of Africa!
    • Rhino Trekking in Matobo National Park
    • Spend 4 days on a houseboat on Lake Kariba spotting hippos, crocs and elephants
  •  Make friends for life with other international volunteers along the way!
Quick Facts Quick Facts
Minimum Stay 2 weeks
Impacts Conservation & Environmental Animal Care & Veterinary
Destination Destination
Zimbabwe
Priced From Priced From
£ 971| € 1264| US$ 1779| AU$ 2138|
Back to Top

Dates & rates

Priced From
£ 971| € 1264| US$ 1779| AU$ 2138|

Detailed Project Pricing
2 Weeks USD 1779 GBP 972 EUR 1264 AUD 2138
3 Weeks USD 2258 GBP 1234 EUR 1604 AUD 2714
4 Weeks USD 2736 GBP 1495 EUR 1944 AUD 3289
5 Weeks USD 3147 GBP 1720 EUR 2236 AUD 3783
6 Weeks USD 3557 GBP 1944 EUR 2527 AUD 4276
7 Weeks USD 3967 GBP 2168 EUR 2819 AUD 4770
8 Weeks USD 4378 GBP 2392 EUR 3110 AUD 5263
9 Weeks USD 4788 GBP 2617 EUR 3402 AUD 5756
10 Weeks USD 5199 GBP 2841 EUR 3693 AUD 6250
11 Weeks USD 5609 GBP 3065 EUR 3985 AUD 6743
12 Weeks USD 6019 GBP 3289 EUR 4276 AUD 7236

Project Start Dates

The project start dates for 2016 will be every other Monday:

4 January | 18 January | 1 February | 15 February |29 February | 14 March | 28 March | 11 April | 25 April | 9 May | 23 May | 6 June | 20 June | 4 July | 18 July | 1 August | 15 August | 29 August | 12 September | 26 September | 10 October | 24 October | 7 November | 21 November | 5 December 19 December

Our Prices Include:

  • All airport collection and returns. An African Impact team member will be waiting to meet you
  • All accommodation and food, including 3 meals a day
  • 24 hour support on every project and at the volunteer accommodation by onsite staff
  • Tea, coffee and filtered water

Our Prices Exclude:

  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Flights to your chosen destination
  • Weekend trips and other non-project activities
  • Alcohol. Please note this is not allowed during day time activities
  • Laundry

How your Volunteer Fee is Used:

Volunteer tourism, or ‘voluntourism’ as it is popularly known, is loosely defined as a holiday in which you give back to the land you are visiting; contributing to either community development or conservation. But it’s so much more than that. Voluntourism encompasses a new trend of responsible tourism, where travelers are making informed and responsible choices and planning trips which don’t negatively affect the country or communities they are visiting. When volunteering, it is critical that travelers choose a volunteer organisation or charity with a proven ethos and philosophy around sustainable and responsible tourism practices. This applies both to their work with local communities, wildlife and our volunteers themselves.

African Impact is proud to have a 10 year track record of facilitating responsible volunteer programs in Africa, providing 24 hour support and guidance for volunteers and offering on-going support to communities in need. Understandably, these operations cost money to run and this is where the volunteer fee comes in.

Back to Top

Work & Impacts

Img 3968

During your placement you will be involved in the daily running and management of the stable, which caters for horse-riding lessons, horse safaris, carriage safaris and the sports of polo and polocrosse. Most of your work as an intern will be riding orientated, such as schooling horses, guiding rides, fitness training, lessons and occasional wildlife management exercises on horseback.  You will also assist with hands-on work within the stable and the daily requirements of the organisation.  

The longer you spend on the project, the more responsibility will be entrusted to you.  

Back to Top

Fun & Travel

Things to do in your spare time

Local activities

Local Activities

You can enjoy a variety of activities at Antelope Park, right on your doorstep.  Sundowner river boat cruises are a great way to end off the day.  Alternatively go on a private safari, enjoy spending time with the orphaned elephants and even go on an elephant ride in the reserve.  

Zimbabwe highlights excursion

Zimbabwe Highlights Excursion

During your volunteer working holiday you will have the opportunity to enjoy an optional excursion at extra cost, to some of Zimbabwe’s most spectacular sites. Including a visit to the majestic Victoria Falls, a breath-taking World Heritage site, where you will have the option to bungee jump, white water raft, visit the Falls, or just enjoy the amazing scenery. Other trips include Rhino Trekking in Matabo National park on foot or a visit to Zimbabwe's Great Ruins. 

Culture

Culture

Soak up the culture of the friendly locals and learn about their way of life on a cultural tour.  You will gain a new perspective on the way people live in Africa and their traditions.

Back to Top

About Antelope Park

About antelope park

About the Destination

One of the highlights of this internship is most definitely that you will be based at Antelope Park Private Game Reserve providing you with a full-time nature and wildlife experience throughout your stay. You will be sleeping in comfortable twin or quad room thatched accommodation at the main reserve camp.

Here you are situated next to a beautiful dam and will have the opportunity to use the guest facilities which includes a swimming pool, canoes, sundowner deck, bar and coffee shop. Interns have separate shower & toilet facilities to the rest of the camp which are located adjacent to the sleeping area.

Your room will be cleaned daily by the housekeeping staff, and free use of the laundry service is available to all interns. You will also enjoy 3 wholesome cooked meals a day prepared for you by the camp staff.

This internship in Africa offers you many unique opportunities such as getting involved in playing polocrosse in the African bush, walking with lions, riding elephants and taking sundowner river cruises. This volunteer working holiday promises to be an experience of a lifetime!

Back to Top

Feedback from our volunteers

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Brochures

Horse Management Internship Brochure

Accommodation Upgrades

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how would you like us to contact you?
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Full Name*
Email*
Phone Number
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how would you like us to contact you?
via phone
Full Name*
Email*
Phone Number
*Required
start a live chat instead