Help with polo horses on a farm amongst the pyramids of Giza, Egypt



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  • Description


    We are a family of four who own a small farm near the outskirts of Cairo (access to the desert, near the pyramids). Our main purpose is to train polo ponies for our own use and to sell to the local polo community. It is a great opportunity to engage in the local Egyptian community as well as to further your horsemanship skills and ride in a different environment.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care

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    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Especially due to our central location in Cairo, there are many opportunities to visit many historical sites such as the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and so on.

  • Help


    We need better than average horse riders, preferably with polo training experience. The workawayers will help with the care, conditioning, and training of polo ponies, so they need to be relatively experienced around horses. There are also possible opportunities to practice polo.

  • Languages spoken

    Arabic: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Workawayers have a bedroom with a full bathroom, functioning air conditioning, and access to the kitchen and the rest of the house. All food is provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The area is a riding community, with some opportunities for jumping, dressage, and desert riding. During their time off, the easiest form of transportation is Uber, with all the famous historical sites accessible from our house. One thing to mention is we also have other animals, including dogs, cats, donkeys, and fish.

    Due to COVID-19 we have been less active on this site. We will be accepting workawayers starting from September. Please check the new COVID regulations for entering Egypt before sending a message. Thank you.

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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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