Eden Ranch

Eden Ranch is a caribbean equestrian school dedicated to teaching the art of human-equine symbiosis through the use of the Liberty Training Technique. 

Students have the unique privilege of learning in a herd setting, where they can witness their lessons occur first hand in a natural environment. 

Offering natural horsemanship training courses and organic gardening workshops.
Volunteer opportunities available

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Learn to train horses using natural horsemanship
  • Grooming, feeding and maintenance
  • Assisting with guided trail rides
  • Help with riding lessons and day camps
  • Saddle and equipment maintenance
  • Paddock and arena clean up
  • Plenty of riding time

 

Requirements:

  • Anyone interested in working with horses can apply. However, we strongly encourage those volunteers who have experience.
  • Be prepared for a challenge.
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm and a "willing to learn" is a must!

 

Availability:

  • Eden Ranch operates year round.
  • Due to high demand in particular seasons please check with us for availablity.

 

Cost:

  • $195 USD contribution per week.
  • All expenses other than room and board will be out of pocket.
  • Pick-up and drop off to Puerto Plata airport (POP) available at an additional cost.

 

Accomodation:

Private, fully furnished cottage with full bathroom, kitchenette/ living area, utilities and wireless internet.

 

Food:

All meals are homecooked and included. We use as many vegetables from our own organic gardens as we can. There are also several different tropical fruit trees around the property to snack on (when in season).

 

Benefits:

Learn natural horsemanship hands on. Gain personal experience of living on the island. Learn a new culture, a new language, a new way of life.

 

Apply:

Send us an e-mail with your information, desired dates and length of stay and we will send you our volunteer packet via e-mail.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Duration / Dates

Year round

Costs / Pay

Low-cost volunteer: $195 USD/ week
Natural horsemanship training course: $495 USD/ week

Contact / Enquiry

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