Working with horses in Styria, Austria

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    We are looking for a new family "member"!

    My name is Kathi, a cheerful 37 year old horse adicted lady and I would love to have YOU in my barn crew.
    I would expect you to help me with cleaning stalls, get horses to the pasture, feeding horses, keep the inside and outside area clean,

    In the evenings we usually sit down to dinner together to talk and enjoy our international experiences. I also have an experience being a year as a trainee on a horse farm in the USA a few years ago, and I would like to repay the hospitality I received there during my stay. I think that was the best year in my life

    We have about 20 horses in the stable and some other animals,too. In addition to the horses there are four goats, five pigs and four dogs which live with me/us in the house.

    My horse farm is located in Styria, Austria, about 40 Kilometers away from Graz and 140 Kilometers from Vienna. From the Vienna Airport to Graz there is a direct bus connection (Flixbus). I can pick you up from the bus station in Graz.
    The farm is outside of a small country town, about three kilometers away from grocery stores, Restaurants, banks and a few Pubs.

    We live in a peaceful area surrounded by beautiful woods. In the nearby area there is a lot to explore if you are interested in sights or in hiking.

    For you to feel happy working here, you must love animals and enjoy a quiet country side life.

    I´m looking forward to hear from you and hoping your stay with me and the stay with me would be a great experience for you, too.

    Please understand that I only can take workawayers who will stay at least 3 -4 weeks!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Language practice, (German, English), countrylife, typical austrian food, beautiful landscape, animal therapy, serene living and working environment.

  • Help

    Help

    Task mainly includes: Cleaning stalls, feeding horses, bringing horses in and out
    Also some help with chores around the house will be appreciated :)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, german

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The whole upper floor in the house. You will have your own bedroom and you share living room, bathroom, toilet with other workaways. There is an internet connection in the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Experience working with horses is required because you are involved with them all the time

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Upper floor living room
The kitchen corner downstairs with the dining table
Bedroom
Massimo, Merlin and our refugee donkey Lisa
The stable at night
This is me, Kathi and Una










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