We are a professional thoroughbred stud farm in western Argentina, in a peaceful valley irrigated by melting waters from The Andes mountains range. The farm is located in San Juan province, 20 km south of the capital city.
The stud facilities are stunning as well as the view of the grassing mares in the alfalfa paddocks at the feet of the mountains. We have lots of horses that are currently in training in a vareity of different disciplines such as Show jumping and dressage as well as a few of them being used as school horses in lessons. Besides, the farm boards and trains horses for other owners. Help is needed in the garden/ farm,taking care of our horses and in maintaining the place.
The farm is owned and run by a couple with four children in their teens. They live in the city but have the working offices and a weekend house there so they are usually around. There are also two workers who live in the farm and are always ready for whatever you might need.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Travelers will benefit working with local staff and customers living in a beautiful rural area nearby a nice town and a capital city, and most importantly, having the opportunity to enjoy interacting with horses and nature in a peaceful farm.
Maintence and gardening volunteer;
This position is for someone who enjoys being outside in nature and doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty. The work ranges from helping in the garden ( weeding, trimming hedges, raking) to helping staff keep up Maintence the arena , building and fixing fences, painting etc. No previous experience is needed just someone willing to work hard.
We need help with our horses. It ranges from cleaning their boxes, the saddle to feed and water them and everything we need to do to make them happy horses. You can ride in your free time of course.
The minimum stay is 15 days.
You can ask for a free day if you want to go and meet some place.
Bedrooms will be shared by the workawayers and therefore may be mixed male and female, if you have an issue with this please let us know and we can try to arrange an alternative sleeping arrangement. There is potable water, electricity And satellite TV. You will be provided with breakfast and lunch the days you work.
This a family owned and run operation where you will be treated as family
San Juan is a western province in Argentina and the Villa Aberastain, located only two kilometers from the farm, is the head city of the department Pocito, within the so-called Valley of the Tulum, the main agricultural oasis of the province. Vineyards, olive groves and vegetable fields are the main crops around. Only twenty kilometers away you will find the greater San Juan, a modern city with almost half a million inhabitants. The bus stop to San Juan city is walking distance (30 minutes) from the farm. It is therefore very useful if workers buy a sube card before coming this way they will be able to take the bus into the city. We have bycicles in our farm in case you want to go to the head city of the department.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
5 hours, 5 days a week
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