Volunteer at a horse farm to help with maintenance projects in Uruguay



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    My name is Patricio, I am a specialist in equine behavior, working with horses, I live in a farm of some Chilean friends in Uruguay, I am in charge of that farm, they are 15 hectares of native forest, with fruit trees, birds and small animals, regularly I give courses on horse management, insert in the Uruguayan countryside.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Know the field and its aerial and terrestrial species, outdoor life, horse watching, gardening, recycling, managment and natural horse ride

  • Help


    -Help on the farm: several maintenance projects that require resistance, collection of firewood, plants, fruits, garden maintenance, cat care, horse care, cleaning of natural refuges of horse forests, orchards, garbage recycling.

    -Help with horses: Experienced riders who can ride all types of horses without saddle and without bridle. People with experience in handling horses on the ground, cleaning and cutting hooves. People who can be assistants and photographers while working with horses on the farm and outside the farm in courses and jobs.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Comfortable and sheltered beds, country house 1 large and comfortable environment, communal kitchen, good shared bathrooms, 15 hectares of field.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Respect, trust, harmony, cleanliness, order, care are the basis of the farm, always clean and tidy, the house is maintained as it is received, it deals with the things of common use, follows the ways of handling the field, there There is a lot to do, we need very willing and dynamic people with knowledge and experience in horses. We have cats and dog.

    We are in the department of Lavalleja, 30 km from the city of Minas, there are camps, rivers, and places of tourist interest in the department of Lavalleja and the city of Minas, 2 hours by bus from the city of Montevieo and Punta del Este.

    To reach:
    A) to the farm gate from the city of the mines to the field at 3 p.m. m. there is a bus that goes from Monday to Friday is called cosú and goes to gaetan. To leave at 7.40 a.m. towards the city of mines, in summer only Tuesday and Friday
    B) from montevideo to mines 5 times a day, but his whereabouts are 30 minutes walking from the farm, to leave also

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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