Connemara Pony Farm, Equestrian Centre and Showjumping Yard

The Exchange

Our Yard is Situated in Renvyle on the West Coast of Ireland where our family have been breeding and training ponies for 5 generations now and have a long line of successful champion Connemara ponies in our lineage as well as specialising in the training and competing of potential champion performance & competition ponies which have now gone all over the world. Looking for Equestrians who can help in the yard - muckout /care for/exercise etc


25 hours of help per week

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

Child Care: Help look after, educate and instruct children.

Animal Care: Help look after and take care of animals.

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.


Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Yard with Performance Ponies and Trekking Centre Horses to be cared for.
Duties include, cleaning/mucking-out, feeding, grooming, leading in and out.

If able to ride there is opportunity to ride out.
Must have a good level of horsemanship to ride though.

Lots of opportunity to meet other people and practice speaking English.

Activities & Shift

5 hours of Help per day.
Mostly Mornings but can be divided into 2/3 morning and 1/3 late afternoon.


Must be confident in handling horses.

Non Smoking Position.