Join our family and experience horseback riding in Confolens, France



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  • Description


    We are a Scottish family living in France, Charente, We have horses and dogs. Two large Clydesdale horses and two Newfoundland dogs. We live in a little village in southwest France near Confolens. Looking to host a someone who loves horses as there may be occasion to ride if you wish. We have retired to France from Scotland. You will have accommodation in a two bedroom gite Fully equipped and will eat with the family. There is WiFi English/french television. Looking forward to hearing from you. Regards Margaret Macgregor

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn English, horse care, cultural aspect of living in France if you not French. Trips to other places.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Bringing horses in helping maintain pasture, riding if wished. Having fun learning about these gentle giants ie plaiting for shows etc. We do very little showing now just if there is something local.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    English spoken would like to learn French

  • Accommodation


    You will either be in a two bedroom gite attached to house with kitchen bathroom, shower room and all facilities. Or in main house bedroom with adjacent bathroom shower room. Room has English Sky television. One double bed and one single. Food will be provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will be welcome to chill with the family. The nearest town is Confolens, there is a bus to this busy very touristic, in the summer, pretty town withe the Charente river running through the middle of it. You may also wish a few days to explore further afield, that will not be an issue.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    The internet is good but not fibre optic yet

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 694939723439