Help needed in a Pony Yard in the Middle of the beautiful Mühlviertel, Austria



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    We are looking for one or two (young) people interested in staying and working at your farm in Mühlviertel, Upper Austria . Do you want to spend some time away from home in a hands-on job? Do you like working with ponys and children?
    Our Job is running an "Ponyhof" and teach kids and adults riding and horsemanship. You should do the stable work and feed the Ponies. Here you have the possibility to show and train dressage, jumping and eventing and of course mounted games.
    You should also be adventourous and like long trail rides and tours (see the links below). We offer day and week trekking tours through the beautiful landscape of Mühlviertel.
    You should have experience with horses, maintnance skills, be willing to lend a hand where needed. You can bring your on pony/horse or take one of ours. We have several young ponies to bring up to the competitions. Part of our job is breaking in young horses and train them up.
    We are a young bilingual ( English and German ) family with a lot of horses and ponys looking for you! "WE" are a 5year old and parents (30/37years), a granny (90) and a lot of nice riders with horses which are kept in our farm. On our farm there are chicken (5 to 20 ;)), 1 goat, 4 cats, 1 dog, 30 horses!
    We offer: riding lessons, free living, beautiful landscape, fully austrian surrounding ;) and more … more ... more ...
    Start in May/June 2020 and you can stay for few month or a year.

    We also need a helping hand for looking after kids, cook for the camp kids midday. Tidy and clean the kitchen, the tack room and the "reiterhütte" ... so if you can help us, please write! :)

    2 people need for doing the stable work and help with horses (horse expierence needed) - the good heart for the animals!
    1 person need for childcare, cooking midday, cleaning the outside kitchen, tack room and the public room. - the good heart for the people!

    we are in the middle of nature, you need to enjoy nature and farm live. You will share your room with the other workaways.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    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 at the countryside of Austria, very traditional area

  • Help


    Up to your abilities u support us on our daily chores. Mainly stable and horsework. Or keeping the household.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    you have your own room at our big farm

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we have a lots of sights like old castles and history places around here. the Mühlviertel is a very good place to do sports like mountain biking, trekking, hiking and outdoor sports, as the landscape is beautiful.

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    • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 883999351646