Reconnect with nature on a working horse farm in Virginia, USA


United States

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  • Description


    The Farm was created 26 years ago with love and care, it has provided serenity and happiness to ourselves and guests. Being in nature with the horses in this countryside setting is therapeutic for one's mind, body, and soul. the farm is home to seven horses, a dog, a cat, and Gail - the woman who's vision has changed and shaped many lives through her work. Gail teaches horsemanship classes, nutrition, fitness, mindfulness, and much more.

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    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The Farm provides a deep sense of connection often hard to come by in our busy lives. There are often classes for yoga, spiritual retreats, creative and expressive art workshops. We welcome nature enthusiasts and any soul searching for a place that will feed their life force.

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    Tech assistance, website maintenance, general labor, carpentry, mechanical maintance and repair, photograpy, graphic design, farm care, gardening/landscaping, house cleaning, cooking, assisting in preparation for workshops and lodges, and help with horses on occasion

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    Finished basement sleeps up to 2 workawayers, camping under the stars, or in our beautiful barn (depending on availability)

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️Minimum 1 week stay, maximum 3 week stay*️️️️️️️️️️️️
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️Limited internet usage available for guests*️️️️️️️️️️️️
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️We love animals, but not accepting guests with pets*️️️️️️️️️️️️

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located at the base of the Blue Ridge mountains in Afton, Virginia, 4 miles from the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway, and only 20 miles from Charlottesville. Visit Thomas Jefferson's home at Monticello, tour the beautiful campus of University of Virginia, walk the downtown mall, kayak the James and South River, and enjoy beautiful and endless options for hiking, camping, and fishing. Whether you want to be surrounded by nature or the arts, there is always something to do!

    *️️️️️️️️️You are more than welcome to sign up for the services we offer such as Yoga, Sound Seed Healing, Horse lessons, and other workshops (additional cost)*️️️️️️️️️

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Our first workawayer, visiting Washington, DC
We are 3 hours from Washington, DC
Our first workawayer went for a hike. There are great places to hike, camp, and explore!
Beautiful views all around
One of the places you might sleep
Some of our horses
The front yard view in the fall

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