Volunteering with horses in Kefalonia horseriding stable in Greece

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi,
    My name is Padelis and I am the instructor of the stables.
    we are looking for people help us with the horses. People who want to perfect their skills in riding .That not afraid the hard job.To acquire knowledge on the training of horses.

    In particular we are looking for someone to live with us and help with the hack out horseriding and horse training - for this you need to have experience in riding and handling horses and also be fit and under 80kg.

    looking after the horses inc.
    tacking and unmaking the horses,
    cleaning the horses and stables,
    leading the horses (with a lead rope) for novices
    and then riding them during the week when there aren’t lessons.

    If you are looking for a place that has the ability to learn new things round the horses , then here we were .
    Please don't send us a message if you are looking for a cheap holiday destination.
    We would only reply to personal messages.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Farmstay
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We follow a lifestyle based on self-sufficiency. We treat nature and creatures with love and we only get from it that we need.
    In the training of our horses, we try to cultivate their natural potential without oppression.We breed and train only horses from Greek breeds.

    Finally, I think that because our farm is 100 years old, we are also deeply religious Orthodox Christians. And because traditionally our tradition is accompanied by our religion, I hope you are interested in our way of life.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for self motivated, hard working, energetic people who like a variety of work and who appreciate healthy living, good conversation, interesting ideas, scenic beauty and physical activity. Volunteers need to be able to work independently as although we are mostly around we are often busy with our own work. Sometimes you will be on you own in sole-charge of the place and the animals.

    An interesting and experience with horses is necessary as we have 8 horses - 2 of them are carriage horses, 8 horses for treking all of all between 4-6 years old and also a foal trained them alternative horsemanship. we establish integer, harmonious and trustful relationships.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, greek

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Comfortable accommodation, good food and wine, and beautiful surroundings are what we offer in return for your assistance . It is great if you have your least your drivers license as then you can explore the local environment.
    We offer breakfast and lunch . Our diet is strictly Mediterranean and is based on 80% in that we produce here on the farm.If anything, you do not like what we offer then you have to get it from your budget.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    in our area you have the following possibilities:

    sea sports


    hire a boat



    Take your chance and get of the beaten path with the Donkey Trekking Kefalonia



    breathtaking Ionian island of Kefalonia

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 HOURS MAX 5 DAYS A WEEK

Riding on the beach





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