Come and be part of life at the peaceful nature and horse sanctuary in New South Wales, Australia

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Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    Help needed for: horse training in hand and under saddle, horse and general animal care, gardening, housework, handy(wo)man work and general farm help.

    Helpers need to be able-bodied, preferably experienced and comfortable with all kinds of horses, including young/nervous ones.

    Come and be part of life at the peaceful nature and horse sanctuary 20km east of Tenterfield in beautiful New England and a scenic 2 1/2 hour drive from the New South Wales North Coast. The property borders a spectacular National Park with extensive trails for horse riding, bush walking, swimming... Rivers, waterfalls, kangaroos, birds, wide open skies await you... and if you're lucky a koala!

    We are at present one human, one dog, one cat and six horses (four of them Brumbies) and plenty of wildlife.

    We live on 100% solar energy, grow our own a fruit and vegetables, inspired by the Permaculture way. We are also learning about and planting many native shrubs and trees to encourage birds, koalas, bees, etc.

    Own car is handy but not essential!

    Workawayers must carry their own insurance and show proof of this! Your insurance must include cover for any work you do and for all equestrian activities, including horse riding.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    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

    - a special and transformational experience with the horses beyond conventional horsemanship and riding
    - experience with Brumbies
    - simple, off-the-grid lifestyle aiming at self-sufficiency
    - glorious natural attractions
    - growth towards self-acceptance through introspection, arts activities and adventure

  • Help

    Help

    What I offer:
    - full board (all meals)
    - 2 days a week free
    - fun, open-minded host who will welcome you and help make you feel at home, sharing her extensive knowledge and experience in horsemanship, alternative health, personal growth and spiritual practice
    - animal communication
    - proximity and access to some of Australia's most beautiful National Parks and natural attractions

    What I am asking for:
    - 5 hours help a day, 5 days a week
    - physical, outdoor help
    - help with horse care, training and riding
    - housework
    - gardening
    - handy(wo)man skills welcome
    - healthy work ethic
    - honesty, willingness to try new things and learn
    - love for and kindness to all animals
    - sense of adventure

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Caravan or room in house (depending on availability) with access to guest bathroom.
    Shared kitchen and living area.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workawayers must carry their own insurance and show proof of this! Your insurance must include cover for any work you do and all equestrian activities, including horse riding!

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Upon request.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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