Riding horses in the Rockies, Canada



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    We are situated in the beautiful central part of B.C. between the rockies and the Caribou mountains.
    it is a small Valley called the Robson Valley Trench.
    We farm Bison, a few horses and grain and very large garden to sustain us for the year. We grow as naturally as we can. Not certified organic.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    Our jobs vary from year to year so it's difficult to say. The large greenhouse is always a learning curve for us. Ducks are always at different stages of development. We have a short haying season in July that is intense when it happens. The Bison visit very near the doorstep of the cabin each morning. The valley is as beautiful as the people are rich in character.

  • Help


    We have lots of building upkeep, painting
    Trecks to the mountains is our reward to ourselves for hard work done- You're welcome to come.
    Working with horses is welcomed but seen as a pleasure, not as part of the exchange agreement. And yes, riding horses is welcome also.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Log Cabins give you your own space. One has electricity. Both have wood heat & need water packed & have Outhouses.

    We like to have our evening meals private.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Via Rail runs through our town - and can be a fun way of transport. Jasper is just 1 1/2 hr. away. We have beautiful views of our valley from both the rockies and Caribou ranges. The Ancient Cedar Forest, winding Fraser River, cabins in the mountains and rich blend of elk, deer, moose, bear, grizzlies, raptors, wolves, coyotes, wolverines, pikas make up a valley worth experiencing. :)

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    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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours depending on the work.

other grandson with other work awayer that insisted we put in more photos. :D
our Grandson with a work a way.
if you can run faster by all means go for a stroll on the other side of the fence.
We call this our backyard. it's really about a 1/2 hour drive. Irene in brown skirt.
Early Spring at the Farmhouse with Maggie in charge.
Yes it snows here. But the sun gets bright nearly every day.
Note, this is not a Mare and Foal it is a Gelding and Bison baby. :D
Fall riding has got to be the best.

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