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Equestrian livery and training stables in Obidos, Portugal

  • Portugal
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  • Last activity: 24 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    I am self employed, manage a Livery yard with 8 horses in a Obidos.
    The Farm is owned by an Austrian family who also share a passion for horses and regularly visit throughout the year.
    We are currently expanding the project with more boxes and indoor arena.
    I am English living in Portugal 8 years
    I'm living alone with my 18 year baby here on the farm.
    The farm is a very nice, relaxed place setting in a great location situated ten minutes from the beach and ten minutes to the historical town of Obidos with all local amenities.
    We have a nice group of clients that come to the farm to visit there horses or for kids lessons.
    Access to public transport in the next village which is with 5 mins walking distance.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I am English speaking fluent in Portuguese and can und 60percent Spanish. so I can help improve your English skills, we have a variety of clients from different countries, being based here in Obidos lots of travelling people and surfers come to this area making it easy to meet new interesting people.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    Outdoor person who is proactive, organised, MUST have experience with working with horses and animals, who is also capable of working some of this time alone on your own initiative.
    This is a livery yard with private owners who require a high standard of care and polite interaction when necessary. This is a physical job, we like the yard to be immaculate.
    This position would suit two young individuals or 1 enthusiastic person

    Equestrian Duties:
    cleaning stables
    extra maintenance 1 day a week
    tack cleaning

    Opportunity to ride depending on experience. Short trails and lessons with myself.
    A flexible work routine,
    4 hours daily depending
    2 day off per week

    Hourly rate paid per hour in compliance with Portuguese wages will be confirmed by my accountant .

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation private Room, with fridge, small amenities, sofa, bed Wi-Fi own entrance.
    shared kitchen
    washing facilities on site
    shared bathroom

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many activities available.
    surfing,golf, beach and lots of great restaurants near by. I really enjoy being in this area as there is always something available to do and see.
    literally 5 minute walk to the bus stop as we are located on a busy road.
    we have a pushbike if you also wanted to cycle to the village.

  • 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

    small, medium plain looking type.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    split shifts 5 hours daily

Host ref number: 296823989549

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