Help to take care of my horses in Petra for the international endurance race held in the Wadi Rum desert of Jordan.



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  • Description


    Marhaba, my name is Emad. I'm 28 years old, live in Petra and I've been riding and training horses all my life. I work as a vet nurse in the Horse Hospital in Petra and next to that I train horses for local and international races. I have a stable where I keep my horses. I'm working on establishing a short race track which takes a lot of my free time. Therefore I'm looking for an experienced horse rider to live in my stable studio and take care of the horses. Sometimes you can help me with riding the horses. The race is going to take place this November in the Wadi Rum Desert and the purpose is to qualify the horse for the international 80 km race. I'd be really happy if you can stay with me for at least a month up to 6 months. During your stay we will be in close contact and we will support you with anything needed.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will be able to ride my horses in the magnificent setting of the Petra hills. You will experience the preparations for and the endurance race in itself in Wadi Rum. You will learn first hand from the local horse lovers about life in Petra. If you like you can learn to speak Arabic by exchanging English lessons with one of my friends.

  • Help


    We would like you to take care of the horses, feed them, groom them, clean the stable area and train the horses. Currently I have three horses for you to take care off.

  • Languages spoken

    Arabic: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will live in the studio at the stable. There is a living/bedroom, a small kitchen, sink and toilet/shower. It's located at a ten minute walking distance to the entrance of Petra. The groceries for breakfast and lunch will be provided at the studio. We will have the dinner in my family house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can reach Wadi Musa with a bus from Amman. I will pick you up from the bus station. During your time here you can visit Petra, Little Petra. Go hiking in the area, visit Wadi Rum and Aqaba.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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