Animal and outdoor lovers come and help us at our holiday horse farm in central Portugal

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Portugal

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  • Description

    Description

    We are João(Portugal) and Liesje (Belgium), we run a small holiday farm in the center of Portugal. We have 13 horses, 7 dogs,4 cats and chickens,ducks all running and flying around :)...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • 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

    You learn many skills that you can use later in life...you learn to live and love nature you can walk to the village and enjoy Português rural life...we are not in a crowded area!!

  • Help

    Help

    In summer: You can help us: watering the gardens, keep stables and area clean, helping with walking next to the horses, feeding horses and animals ect... cooking for our family(we are 2 ) those are the main things that need to be done in Summer.
    If you like nature and animals this is the place to be! In spring autumn and winter: there are forest tasks (cleaning forest, pruning, cutting dead trees, bush cutting,collecting -cutting wood, ect) ...weeding, seeding, painting, cleaning, helping feeding the horses, brushing horses, planting, ect...

    We look for people who like to work outdoors, we can teach you how to maintain the land also working with machines if you want .You can help us clean the forest to prepare against forest fires.
    We can teach you natural medicine and treatments for animals and humans and how to communicate and understand horses.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Caravan on a private spot with electricity. You use the main house for breakfast and meals and bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    on your free days discover the neighborhood Celtic graves,beautiful spot at the river. we live close(800m) to a little village and 10 km from 2 small towns. There is a lot to do in the weekends but we never go out :)

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours work/day, 5 days a week we like enthusiasm :)

our family
helping to clean the land and river beds
helping seeding in late summer autumn
beautiful sunsets at our farm
shepard in the village
mondego river at 8km
celtic graves in the village
helping to paint
helping to clean the horsepoop

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