Come and join our therapeutic horseback riding program for people with a disability in Whitehorse, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    We operate a therapeutic horseback riding program for people with a disability May - August. The month of May we are looking for Helpers to work with and prepare our therapy horses for lessons starting at the end of May. Other jobs included facility maintenance. We run lessons 3 days / week. It's a fun and rewarding environment if you enjoy people and horses! Horse experience and working with people, and interest in cooking are assets. We look for helpers May - mid August mostly but may also accommodate workers in the off season.
    Please contact us for more information!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Animal care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Yukon is a vast and beautiful land. Canada's north provides opportunity to see wildlife without driving long distances. Many people from around the world come to the north to see the aurora. We have access to trails and hiking outside our back door. English and french are spoken.

  • Help

    Help

    Projects could include fixing fences, painting, moving hay bales, watering plants and garden, grooming and exercising horses, cleaning tack and looking after a small vegetable garden.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Helpers stay in a travel trailer or a cabin with power but no running water. Helpers have access to our home with amenities: bathroom/shower, laundry facility, kitchen, etc. We have internet access. We are a non-smoking family and ask that helpers respect this.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are bicycles for use and unlimited trails. Takhini Hotsprings is 10k away. There is opportunity to see our city for shopping and visiting tourist sites.

  • A little more information

    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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Around 25 hours a week, with flexibility outside of lesson days

Host ref number: 181524361253