Help us on our little ranch in Saxony, Germany

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  • Description


    We are a young couple, Martin and Katja, who is living in Saxony, Germany in a quiet little village with lots of beautiful nature around. The cities Chemnitz, Leipzig and Dresden are easy to access by bus or train. We appreciate all kinds of help around our house and garden. We work from Monday through Friday but love to go on little adventures on the weekends like climbing, horseback riding, camping, sleeping in a cave, canoeing, biking, skiing... and you are welcome to do those activities with us.

    I (Katja) spend a lot of time training my horses. If you are an experienced rider you are welcome to do that with me. I’m happy to teach you my methods and learn from you too.

    You should be independent since you work a lot on your own when we’re at work, we like if you see the work and just do it, we try to have dinner together but sometimes it’s not possible so you should be able to cook for yourself.

    You are welcome to use one of our bikes to explore and there is a busstop closeby from where you can go to different directions. There’s also a mall (10min by bike) if you like shopping.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can spend time with the horses, we can teach you German, we can show you around if we find time for it or give you tipps what to explore, we can go on little adventures...

  • Help


    Helping with the horses (feeding, mucking, training), basic housework, cleaning, gardening, preparing firewood, feeding and mucking out chickens... would be much appreciated. The type and amount of work varies from day to day and we want you to have a good time here, not working all the time.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You will be living in a separate room in our house. WiFi is available in your room too.
    Bathroom, kitchen, living room will be shared.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 161211112494

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