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Natural horsemanship internship work exchange

World, Central America, Costa Rica, Puriscal

Availability inquiry to Brenda

    guided tours, horseback riding
  • private room
  • all-inclusive
us$ 40

Number of travelers

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Preferred stay dates

us$ 0
°C, 07:40

About the experience

We can host up to 3 travelers

About the host

Brenda (58)

Host since




Last seen online

2 Years ago

From her early childhood, Brenda has studied and excelled in classical dressage, show jumping, cross country jumping and eventing. She has owned and shown horses throughout her life. She was employed at several show barns in the US, training horses and coaching students. She has over 40 years direct experience with horses.
Brenda was first introduced to the philosophy of Monty Robert natural horsemanship at Ben Marten Stables in California at the age of 14 and competed for two years in western pleasure. She then went on to classical dressage, show jumping and eventing. She was reintroduced to Natural Horsemanship in 2008 when she hosted her first seminar with David Lichman at Establo San Rafael. Since then she has studied Natural Horsemanship and has hosted many Parelli seminars. Brenda incorporates Natural Horsemanship techniques into all of her training and teaching.
Since coming to Costa Rica in 2004, she has built the beautiful equestrian facilities of Establo San Rafael where she practices her horsemanship. You will be inspired to see her connection and communication with horses.

Experience dates

Open year-round, contact us for availability

Type of experience offered

  • Guided tours
  • Horseback riding

What's included?

experience or class hours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 7 days a week


  • private room

The program includes:
Private room
Sessions in natural horsemanship games, riding lessons, jumping, and dressage depending on your interests
Trail riding
All day access to our horses as they live on the farm
Access to a large Parelli natural horsemanship video library

about meals

  • all-inclusive

this experience package includes all meals and beverages during a guests stay.

3 meals per day which can be catered to special diets (vegan, gluten-free)