Friendly, animal-loving helper(s) needed in rural Brandenburg, Germany

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi,
    we have a little Trakehner horse stud ( around 20 horses) in the south of Brandenburg and looking for a nature-loving girl or boy with animal and horse experience to help us with the horses, running the stud and keep an eye on our dogs (big and small ones - they are really lovely!!!).
    experience in the handling of horses and large dogs and physical fitness are desirable.
    I have been breeding horses and dogs for over 30 years and love life in the countryside/forest. We are searching for somebody from the end of October to..... (preferred longterm ) - but short term(min 14 days) is possible as well!
    Our lifestyle is simple rural and open.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Farmstay
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Traveller can learn about the traditional simple life on the rural countryside. Improve handling horses and dogs.
    Of course, improve / learn the German language(I speak dialect-free).

  • Help

    Help

    -help with general horsecare(mucking out, feeding, turn in/out)
    -help to ride/start horses or ponies, if experience available
    -taking the dogs on walks in the woods(small +large dogs)
    -little bit of help around the house, yard

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    german, spotty/acceptablel english

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    sharing a room in the family house with another girl/boy who helps on the farm
    bathroom is used by 2-3 helpers
    You live with us, as a part of the family together with 5 dogs in the house .....
    Our life is rural simple - but very open and hospitable.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we live isolated in the woods, 2 km from the next small village.
    berlin, leipzig and dresden are 1,5-2,5 hours away by train.
    you can enjoy the rural life, learn about horse- and dog breeding and have fun learning about our way of life together with people from different countries.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4-5 hours max 25 hours a week

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