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Hello from the farm,
We are a big horse and cattle farm on the island of Hiiumaa. We have over 300 horse and about the same number of cattle what we herd on the island natural reserves. We are looking volunteers/workers with good horse experiences to help to tackle the big number of young horses. We offer beautiful nature are plenty of horses :) Most of our horses are Estonian Native horses rest are sport horses and sport ponies.
If you love horses and wish to experience real rural and ranch life, and do not shy away from hard work getting your hands dirty in all sorts of weather conditions - this is for you! :)
We are constantly looking for volunteers to help around our horses. More specific are these 4 months:
In March we have to do general farms maintenance, like fixing fences after the winter.
Normally April and May are the foaling months. But young horses need training all the time.
Our horses live outside 24/7 and this all a year around. They are divvied into smaller herds of 20 - 70 horses. They are not handled all the time so you can call them semi wild.
If u want to test your horse skill, this is a good place to start.
We will pay for skilled person to work with the horses.
DIY and building projects
- Our farm is on island, the nature is breathtaking.
- We have a very busy farm where alway something is up.
- Possibility of taking an unbroken horse and turning it into a nice riding horse.
-U might even find a perfect horse for urself while working and training them.
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.
-Teaching young horses first skills like - walking by lead, putting on halters and picking up feet.
- Riding young horses
- Jumping young horses
- Schooling young horses
- Bringing horses from the paddocks - riding bareback
- Herding horses/cattle if needed.
- Saddling young horses- if enough experiences.
- no mucking out- our horses live outside all year around.
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
We have 3 floor house ground floor there is kitchen, first floor a room whit bunkbeds and TV room. Nothing fancy but warm. Food will be provided by the host 3 times a day. Normally a cook will cook it ready but at times u may need to cook for urself or if good at cooking can cook for others too. Normally at busy time there are around 10 people to feed :)
We have a beautiful island to explore and we will take u any concerts or cultural events happening nearby. But its a horse lover paradise. There are plenty of herds of horses to explore... If have driving license can use the farm cars to explore the island.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have very fast internet available.
This host can provide space for campervans.
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
More than two
9 to 4