Conoce Portugal y la clásica Quinta, con caballos y árboles frutales ...



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    Hi, thanks for looking at our profile! I hope you are all fine and in good health. We are still very careful in Portugal and also in the farm, but also very behind with the work. We can host one volunteer in our old campervans in the nice field of the mares. We have now a long term volunteer from Germany to take care of the horses and we still need a young man for tree works and gardening. Also be welcome around Christmas and so.

    We needed help for taking care of the horses and other animals in the farm; stable training and socialising young horses, feeding, filling water and cleaning the stables that is filled in now. But we have also a lot of construction, gardening and weeding, some repairs, painting, some fencing, some cleaning up and bring old stuff away for charity or recycling... We also planted some young fruit trees and vegies who need some extra care. Most of the afternoons volunteers have free time.

    As we are off shore, we have electricity and hot water by a generator. Most of the time for only a few hours in the evenening. We have a mobile Wifi Modem. But we have a very nice farm, surrounded by hundreds of hectares unspoiled nature!

    We have 1 old lusitano stallion (30 y.), a young lusitano stallion (2 y.) and a seven month old foal, a 11 month old foal and a 10 y. old mare in the stable. 2 adult lusitano mares in the field (20 y. and 12 y. ) with 2 young lusitano mares (2 y. and 1 y.). Some new horses are arriving soon. We are focussed on Lusitano horse breeding.
    8 cats (6 Russian Blue, 1 Blue point and 1 Russian Blue kitten)... and 2 guardian dogs (Rafeiro do Alentejo and a Portugese breed dog mix).

    The farm is located in a very quiet part of unspoiled nature. In the summer the volunteers can enjoy a lake to swim on a walking distance. We go a few times a week to Coruche for groceries and also visit markets or festivals or so in the villages close by etc. and sometimes I have a stand on a second hand market to sell some stuff I don't need.

    Please note, we are not at the busy coast but in the quiet countryside in a part of central Portugal with a few habitants...
    If you like the city, beach(life) or luxury more than a calm green nature area, than look for another host... We are realy off grid. If you need a rest and to come back to yourselve, this place is the best. During the free time during the day you'll have time to relax, reading, yoga, writing, painting, drawing, going for a walk to the lake or walk with the dogs etc.). Sorry, the stallion is to old for horseriding and we are now more focussed on breeding in stead of riding. But some new horses are coming soon.

    Be welcome to stay with us!!!

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    How to socialise and train horses, how to feed and handle them. To know more of local forest agriculture, natural surroundings, clear starry nights... and more knowledge from the interior of Portugal.

  • Ayuda


    Taking care of the horses (feeding and cleaning stables and paddocks, cleaning and filling the water buckets). Taking care of the dogs and cats. Some household. Daily help in the fields, with the fences, (re)construction, repairs and (sometimes urgent) maintenance... Painting. Help in a new project to make an apartment in an old big truck with recycling materials. Helping with making a tiny sanitairy house on wheels or some restauration of some old kayaks.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido
    Holandés: Fluido
    Portugués: Fluido
    Francés: Principiante

  • Alojamiento


    Portuguese farm on 12 hectares with Lusitano horses, cats and dogs in a green quiet part of the center of Portugal, with a campsite on the 8 ha. field behind the buildings.

    We provide working clothes, rain clothes and boots.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    People should have:

    - Responsibility and respect for people, animals and nature (no drugs or too much alcohol!!!)
    - Persistence, communication skills and a positive way of thinking....
    - No trouble with temporarily having less luxury and no fear of making their hands/clothes dirty (country life)
    - Experience with horses/animals (provide references if possible) is a plus, but people who want to learn this are also very welcome!
    - Experience with doing chores is good, but people who are willing to learn are also welcome! I like to teach working with tools!
    - No problem with colder nights in the winter, the heat in the summer, insects or less comfort....
    - No problem with female manager... ;)

    We are off shore (but we use internet) and that can be a surprising experience.

    We apriciate your help very much and wish you a good stay in the sunny heart of Portugal!

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    We have a campsite and already hosted several campervans via park4night. In exchange of being here a few hours help a day is very welcome. For us this is at the moment also a very best deal with volunteers.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    Campers with a dog can stay at the campsite where the horses are if the dog is on a line and dogs can run free in the paddock from the dog hotel. Please accept we have guardian dogs near the stables. We cannot host cats as we have cats here and breed Russian Blues.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

    max 4 to 5 hours a day- Most of the work we do now in the late mornings.

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (4.5)

Comunicación: (4.8)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 11524786934b