Help on our competition, thoroughbred stud near Kilkenny, Ireland



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  • Description


    We are a picturesque thoroughbred stud near Stunning Kilkenny City. that foal and prepare foal, yearlings, 3 year olds for thoroughbred sales. We also pre train race horses and train and compete event horses and show horses at competitions. Riders come for training here bringing their own horse. We are a family based business with 3 small children.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    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

    We live near a town called Callan which has everything you need. Then gorgeous Kilkenny City is 10 mins drive away. Lots to do and see which attracts a lot of Tourists.
    You will experience Traveling to competitions around Ireland.

  • 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


    We are looking for enthusiastic people who like working with horses.
    # Help handling foals and mares on the stud and preparing them for sales. Spring time.
    # Riders who are good on young horses on the gallops or riding in and arena. Lots of Horses to ride if you are capable and ride to a good standard. All year round.

    So either if you just want to work alongside horses learning the stud side of things or helping with the riding side and yard work we have something for you.

    November December looking for a couple who could help with yard work. No riding.

    Occasionally help with our 3 young children when things get busy.

    Help at competitions when competing at the shows or events.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Apartment above the stables. Has a smart kitchen, two bedrooms and a large living television area.
    You will buy your food which we will give you money for each week which you cook in the apartment. Occasionally you can join the family for dinner In the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lovely area for exploring city of Kilkenny

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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?

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    Hours expected

    5 / 6 days a week. 8 30 1 pm then 2 pm to 5 pm . Sometimes less.

Host ref number: 672528832599