In this article we discuss if the equestrian job search site Yard and Groom is worth it. Is it sketchy? Are there some dodgy jobs on there? Is it safe? And most importantly, should you be looking for horse work and jobs online using Yard and Groom?
On today’s episode Ute talks with Kate O’Brian who has a dream of living and working in India for a year. When she met her friend Dushyant on a plane and he told her about his plan to open a riding club in India, she immediately jumped on board and supported him, scuttling between IndiaContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 49: How to Live & Work With Horses Abroad – Getting your Employment Visa for India”
We interview empowered women working in the equine industry. We talk about their amazing accomplishments with horses in a male dominated country. We want to show women around the world the different types of jobs they can do with horses, because we need more women “holding the reins” and being in charge for a change!
In this article we are going to be covering 10 tips on how you can travel the world doing jobs for various horse riding stables or do volunteer work abroad with horses… in pretty much any country!
Estair was only 16 years old when she headed off, without adult supervision, to volunteer with a horse rescue organisation on the Gili islands in Indonesia. Her parents, although initially concerned, decided to trust her and the organisation with this project. Estair tells us about this life changing experience helping horses on Gili T (shortContinue reading “Volunteering to Help the Horses on Gili T”
Equestrian Adventuresses’ regular contributor Charlotte met Elizabeth during a summer playing polo in Mongolia in 2015. They connected over their love of horses, travel and the sport of polo. In this interview, Elizabeth tells Charlotte how she used her passion for horses and beautiful fabrics to create a luxury and sustainable equestrian-inspired brand of clothesContinue reading “Mongolian Polo: The Exciting Life of Traveling Women Polo Players – Part 2”
Rebecca Walters is one of the few successful women polo players in the world. Based in Britain, she’s constantly traveling and playing polo tournaments around the globe. Although traditionally considered a man’s world, the sport of polo is rapidly opening up, and becoming increasingly popular among women. In between tournaments and training her horses, RebeccaContinue reading “The Exciting Life of Traveling Women Polo Players – Part 1”
Adrienne takes us with her on a journey in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Within the beautiful setting of this mountain range she had the opportunity to ride horses on trails with tourists as well as roam the wilderness only with a group of pack horses to deliver needed material to trail crews, geological surveyorsContinue reading “Modern Cowgirl – Horseback Riding in Colorado”
When Vermont native Caitlin Boylan graduated college, there were two things she knew she wanted to do: travel and work with horses. The Irish Working Holiday Authorisation provided a perfect way to do both. Here’s Caitlin’s advice for applying online for jobs abroad (hint – have a backup plan), and why you should consider applyingContinue reading “Being a “Yard Lass” – Working with Horses in Ireland”
Equestrian Adventuress Jessica came to Canada as an exchange student. A cowboy employed her as a trail guide. She met his son and the rest is history …