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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.
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 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
german, spotty/acceptablel english
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.
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
4-5 hours max 25 hours a week