|Job Type||Farm Stay|
|Interests||Animals, Horses, Nature & Environment|
|Regoin||Middle, North, Patagonia, South|
|City||In all of Chile|
|Duration||at least 4 weeks|
|Age||18 years or older|
|Language||Spanish (mid level)|
If you love horses, enjoy being in nature and can help out, then a stay on a Chilean ranch or horse farm is the right thing for you. We offer you the opportunity to work on horse studs, riding stables, in horse breeding operations, riding clubs or even on studs with professional horses such as show jumpers, race horses or polo horses.
Your tasks can include the following:
- Moving and training horses
- Ride horses
- Feed and care for horses
- Saddle horses
- Bring horses to pasture and stables
- Prepare horses for tournaments
- Support and prepare for riding lessons or competitions
- Stable work
- Maintenance work
- Help in the garden or in the field
Physical fitness, the ability to work in a team, a sense of responsibility, being a horse lover, and riding skills are advantageous
mid level of Spanish (A2-B1)
We would be happy to organize a preparatory Spanish course in Chile for you. more info
around 30 – 40 hours a week
International travel health insurance is required. Liability insurance with international protection and travel cancellation insurance is recommended. You should also take out accident insurance for activities in particularly dangerous areas. more Info
In general, no special vaccinations are required. We recommend that you contact your general practitioner or an appropriate travel doctor before you travel. more info
No special visa is required. We do recommend that you contact the responsible Chilean consulate before you start your journey. more Info
Do you have any questions? You can find many more answers in our FAQ page on Ranchstay in Chile
You can also write us an email at any time or simply give us a call. Contact
Accommodation and meals provided by the employer
- Placement of farm work in Chile
- Free accommodation (single or shared room) and full board from the employer
- Personal advice and support for general questions throughout your stay
- Translation of your résumé in Spanish
- Personal English contact person on site
- Organization of the onward journey to the program location
- 24-hour emergency number in Chile
- Program confirmation for visa application (if a visa is necessary)
- Certificate of participation for your ranch stay
- Info brochure with the most important data and facts about Chile
- Useful information and tips about your stay
Combine farm work with work and travel, volunteering or internship
If you are planning a longer stay, you can combine, for example, 2 farm work á 3 months or 1 farm work and 1 work and travel job, volunteer work, au pair or internship in different places in Chile. Our programs can be combined with one another as needed. The best thing is, if you combine several programs in Chile, you will receive the following discounts on the program costs.
Accommodations and Meals
Your accommodation in a single or shared room is included and will be provided by your employer. You live directly at your place of work.
You will also receive full board with typical local foods and dishes. The catering is provided either as meals served, food to be cooked by yourself or money for your own purchases.
Usually you have access to the internet and you can use it for free. But there are also very remote farms, where very poor or non-existent Internet reception must be expected.
You have the opportunity to work on horse farms, horse studs, riding stables, horse breeding businesses, riding clubs or even stud farms with professional horses such as show jumpers, race horses and polo horses.
The ranches are spread across the country. Most of the farms are located in the central region of Chile, the picturesque lake region and in Patagonia due to climatic and landscape conditions.
The farms are mostly located in beautiful scenic regions and offer you the opportunity to get to know Chilean country life in all its originality.