Come learn about horses in our Little horsefarm on the SW Coast of Portugal

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Portugal

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small family run horsefarm with four guest houses, that is mainly focus on horse tourism.
    We have 8 horses that are part of our family, so we try to keep them in the most natural and respectful way. They are kept in a herd, always outside, they are barefoot, we follow natural horsemanship principals but also they are all trained in classical dressage ( Ecole de Légèreté) and we do lots of trail riding. Our main goal is to keep horses happy and healthy.
    We are located 200m from the ocean, in a little fisherman village ( Cabo Sardão) in SW Portugal. The Rota Vicentina Fisherman trail pass right by us it was voted one of the most beautiful hiking rotes in Europe.

    We like that volunteers stay a minimum of 2 months, we feel that you will get more out of the experience.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are living in this place since 30 years and know well the southern Alentejo. We are happy to give hints for excursions. This is a place to learn a lot about horses. Anna has a higher degree in Equine Sport Science and has masters in Horse Osteopathy and Physiotherapy & Rehab. She has over 30 years of horses experience and always is happy to pass on her knowledge to any one who is interested.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help for the maintenance of our 8 horses, feeding , cleaning, riding, fencing etc. In exchange we provide you accommodation, food and riding lessons.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The accomodation is in our guest room with bathroom or if available in a guest apartment.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located 200m from the ocean, in a little fisherman village ( Cabo Sardão) in SW Portugal. The Rota Vicentina Fisherman trail pass right by us it was voted one of the most beautiful hiking routes in Europe.
    We are situated among beautiful beaches. It is possible to do many watersports as surf, SUP, Kayaking ect. It is also possible to arrange portuguese or german lessons. Depending on our own need we lend our car for transport, there are as well bicycles.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week





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