Spend 6 - 10 weeks working with horses, leading guests out on safari across the plains of Africa. Ride out amongst wildlife, assist with equine care and help with local conservation and community projects.
We've been leading the field in overseas volunteering for 13 years, offering award winning projects across Africa, Asia and South America.
Headed up by (delectable!) husband and wife team Guy and Milly Whitehead, Leap Towers' team of totally dedicated, travel-addicted experts are on hand 24/7 to ensure you get the most from your time overseas - whether volunteering, interning or charging round the world on horseback!
No one travels alone, you'll venture off as part of a team, which we put together, so a great social life comes as standard and many hands ensure your projects are completed.
Take a peak at our gap year programmes across Africa, Asia and South America. All our programmes include a unique mix of conservation, community and ecotourism projects, in a mix of locations, challenging both your mind + muscles whilst satisfying your desire for travel + adventure.
So, is it the spices of Asia, the wildlife and plains of Africa or the lush jungle and meandering rivers of South America that inspire you? For inspiration head on in and find your perfect Leap - if you get stuck then please call any of us at Leap Towers who can indulge you with the nitty gritty of each and every country.
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Each placement is fully researched, safety audited and risk assessed in accordance with British Standards (BS8848).
The Leap is a member of the Year Out Group formed to promote the concept and benefits of well structured Year Out Programmes. We are members of the equivalent organisation in the USA, American Gap Association.