Help out on a small Spanish farm with stables in the south of Spain inland near the guadiaro river, Andalucia, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi - We have been here for about 25 years and have slowly built the finca from a semi wreck to what it is today, but like all things it needs looking after. We need some one to help in June while the person who is here full time is on leave. Mainly I love the position and to be surrounded by nature. The people who come here, both regular riders and guests have a fun loving nature but enjoy the piece and quiet.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care

  • 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

    We are in a beautiful part of Andalusia, close enough to the coast but far enough to get away from the tourist traps. We are surrounded by white villages, advocado and orange fields. The local village is 6 kms from the farm.

  • Help

    Help

    we are a finca (small Spanish farm) with stables in the south of Spain 14 kms inland near the guadiaro river. Experience with horses would be necessary with ability of sometimes. working independently. Horses need to be brought in checked over, groomed and turned out. We teach mainly at weekends but in summer most of our clients like to hack out. If you can ride with an independent seat that would be a bonus as the country side is stunning and it is great fun to swim the horses in the river. A volunteer would be expected to help with the horses and keeping the yard tidy. There would also be tack cleaning and general stable duties. For August I am looking for someone who is an experienced rider.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    cottage own bedroom en-suite - kitchen, breakfast and lunch is do it yourself. Supper all together on the terrace. There is a large garden with shade and pool

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The main transport system is buses on the coast road. There are also trains to Ronda, Granada, and Cordoba. There is no public transport to the village. It is also worth visiting Gibraltar and Tarifa and to see the straights of gibraltar The finca is ideal for anyone who like horses and dogs, enjoys nature, hiking, bird watching, cycling and ofcourse riding.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week




Host ref number: 812262847685