Help in a horse-riding facility in the Romanian Carpathians

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Romania

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    16/11/2020

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of 4 running a horse riding center at the foot of the Romanian Carpathians. Throughout the year we receive international guests from all over the world who join us for weekly rides and trails through the foothills of the mountains and the Transylvanian hills. Additional to the riding we offer nature based tourism like hiking and watching wildlife.

    We have a beautiful guesthouse with 9 rooms, 2 open stables with around 30 horses, pigs, geese, cats and dogs. We try to be as self-sufficient as possible, therefor we have our own garden with different types of vegetables and fruits and our own meat and dairy production. All our food is a 100% organic and we try to purchase from local resources as much as possible.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being involved in a local farm and riding centre with an international team.

  • 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

    Help

    Now in the low season (December to April) we are looking for people who can help us exercising our horses. We can only accept experienced riders since we don’t have enough time to teach you from scratch plus our horses are quite lively and fresh in the winter :) We have a beautiful mixture of Arabs and Arab crossbreeds. All of them are well behaved and we try to keep them fit and healthy for the next season.

    During high season ( April - November) we need people who help us with guests, maintenance around the house, giving riding lessons or take people out on short rides.

    One of our daughters (14 years old) is being home-schooled and we always look for someone who can help her with school Monday to Friday for around 5-6 hours. If you speak French that’s a bonus.

    Since it takes quite a long time before we have worked you in and can let you work independently we can only accept helpers for a minimum stay of 3 month.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Room with bathroom ensuite

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Fantastic landscape around, interesting wildlife (bear sightings guaranteed), rich culture. We offer food and accommodation free.

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 6 days a week

Host ref number: 571913868852