Come join our family and help us with horse handling in Sao Teotonio, Portugal




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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are a family living in the sw alentejo, costa vicentina, working in 3 different fields: -Horsetraining / Horsetrails -pedagogical work w. teenagers and also medical mushrooms in the winter season. Our ranch is 12km from the ocean in the middle of a forrest.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer riding lessons to you, or if you are experienced trailrides.
    you will learn some horse training basics based on the FBT (freedom based training)
    you will learn about medicinal and editble mushrooms.
    you will learn how to slowly change a pine monoculture to a living, divers forrest
    and beside of that we will have fun at the beaches and lakes..... or some quiet evenings in front of our fireplaces.

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    ***Update*** for this summer we are looking for people who can ride and care for horses, or are able to do some carpentry projects. And we are also looking for someone who likes to play with natural shaped stones. *** update***
    The minimum stay in summer is 6 weeks.
    During the warmperiod we will offer ridinglessons for you and during the cooler season we need every hand to change our monocultur forest into a living divers space for insects birds and all kind of animals... so lots to do and lots of fun.... and before it gets to boring... we are also farming(small scale) collecting and processing medicinal mushrooms, like Reishi, Shiitake and Maitake.
    During the winter we are looking for people who want to stay a bit longer. So please be welcome if you like to stay at least 4 weeks or longer

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will have a huge american RV mobilhome for your self and a shared bathroom. we will cook and eat together.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    on your free days we will provide you a lift to the stunning beaches in Zambujeira do mar or Odeceixe. You can go by bu to the citys of Lagos or to the sights at the south algarve.

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    • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 798666267166