Horse Care - barefoot trimming and training horses on a small island of St. Vincent.


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a non profit Academy training students from around the world to do development and environment work in the Caribbean and Latin America.
    The Academy is located in the Richmond Valley past Chateaubelair on the small island of St. Vincent.

    We are looking for a horse person who can trim (just with a file, no shoeing needed) , groom, take care of 7 horses and train horses for riding. Get in touch with us so we can talk on Skype and you can come asap.

    Kind regards your host Stina

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Horses, Trimmin, Training

    We are in a very beautiful nature spot, there are beaches, trails and rainforest.
    The positions are suitable for persons who enjoys living in a community, do not drink alcohol or take any drugs. We have an organic vegetable garden, a fruit orchard, horses, pigs, chicken, dogs and cats.
    We have a small fitness center and a diving center.
    We are living in a poor country, at the end of the road, security rules apply.

  • Help


    We need:
    an experienced horse person who can train horses for riding, trim hooves and take care of horses.
    We might also need a dive instructor, but write to us about it.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will live in a boarding school. You have your own small room.
    We eat together three meals a day. We share washrooms. Everyone cleans. We grow a big part of our own food. The nature around the area is amazing. Close to the beach.
    Horses are rescued from a herd of feral horses. They are small and smart!

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours pr day, 5 days per week

Clear drains, plant vetiver grass and work in the park.
Stina & Jesper your hosts and managers
Maintenance of diving center, boat, boat engine and equipment needed.
Experienced rider with soft hands needed to train "green" small horses.
Hoof trimmer needed for 24 horse feet. We like trimming every 2-3 weeks. Some correction work as well.
I produce lots of manure for the garden, you're needed to pick it up and keep my pasture clean...
Grooming, feeding, watering and repairs around the "barn" needed. We have 6 small rescue horses.
Repairing doors
Maintenance person needed, painting and fixing lots of stuff around campus
Maintenance person needed, painting and fixing lots of stuff around campus
Person with plumbing and maintenance skills needed.
Piggy having babies
Overlooking the Richmond Valley on the windward side in St. Vincent
We have 30 acres and lots of maintenance is needed to keep all fences in order.
We make small projects in our carpenter workshop that has all kinds of machines. We make gates, bird boxes, repair tables and more
We are looking for a skilled maintenance person who can do plumbing and other repairs. The building is old and there is alot to do to keep it looking nice.
Maintenance help needed for the chicken and pig houses
Help needed to prune fruit trees in a 1 acre fruit orchard with 20 different fruit trees

Host ref number: 739746549788