Come ride horses and help with chores on a hobby farm in Northwest Saskatchewan, Canada

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  • Description

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    *** update ****. We can take in Ukrainians wishing to come to Canada. We have two extra bedrooms and we can make it work for as long as needed. Just message us.



    We are looking for help on our hobby farm. There’s 3 of us living here full time and one part time. We have horses, rabbits, ducks, chickens, geese, donkeys, sheep, guinea fowl, peacocks, dogs and cats.

    We are pretty fun people to be around. Always laughing and joking. We have a ton of animals here right now that need to be looked after but we do try to ride horses every chance we get. At this time we prefer intermediate to advanced horseback riders.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    **COVID 19 update***

    Events are limited but we are still doing everything we can do safely. Hiking. Canoeing. Trail riding. We live in a very beautiful area surrounded by lakes, forests and open prairie. We will do everything with you that we possibly can. You won’t be bored.

    You can learn about raising rabbits, birds, sheep. Caring for horses. Basically how to run a small hobby farm. We can cook and bake together. Grow vegetables. Some helpers have even learned how to change a flat tire (oops)!

    Oh. And yes you can see the northern lights if they are out. But no promises. ;)

  • Aide

    Aide

    We are looking for help with keeping horses exercised, training horses, feeding and caring for livestock, gardening (we have no idea how to garden properly) , yard maintenance, building animal shelters and some housework. You don’t have to be good at all of it.

    We are currently looking for intermediate to advanced horseback riders. I like to go out on adventures with the horses and I’m not comfortable taking out complete beginners.


    We would LOVE to find someone handy with wood working or construction. We need to build some small animal housing and make some small improvements to the home.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    I would love to learn Spanish. If someone wants to learn better English I’m very happy to help

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    We have 2 spare rooms with a queen bed in each and large windows. There is also a room in the basement (large window. Not scary) that we have to use if we have 3 or more workawayers overlapping for a bit. We try to always just have 2 at the most though.

    We have a living room downstairs with a large tv and comfortable couch. You can get away from things down there if you wish but we would love it if you would do your relaxing with us in the main living room.

    You can have meals with us or you can cook your own food. Pantry, fridge and freezer are always stocked.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We have a few dogs and cats in the house. If that bothers you then this isn’t the place for you. Like. Seriously. If you don’t like cats and dogs then don’t come here. Animals do not go in any bedrooms (unless that’s what you really want lol )

    We have a canoe and 2 kayaks. . 2-3 days a week we may have a spare vehicle to borrow for short trips. If you can ride we have almost unlimited horseback riding (weather dependent) . We are about 10 min from a provincial park with lakes, beaches, camping, hiking trails and a golf course. It’s a very beautiful area. It’s a nice mix of forests and farmland. We are 35 min to the nearest large town which is Meadow Lake, Sk. It has a pool, a movie theatre, bowling alley, many restaurants and some shopping. **Please note. We are 700km from the mountains. If you Google ‘Saskatchewan ‘ it shows you Mt. Saskatchewan. That’s in Alberta… **. Taking time off to travel to the mountains is definitely an option most of the time (also weather dependent) . Just let me know that’s what you would like to do and I can help you plan it.

    We are 300km to the nearest airport (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) but it’s possible to make arrangements for us to come and get you.

    We are super chill but we don’t smoke or do any sort of drugs. Occasional drink is fine but not beyond that.

    ** if you’re the kind of person that needs to go out drinking and partying all the time, please pick a different host. We socialize but we don’t party and we don’t have much in common with people that do. It’s not the vibe here. ***

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    We can take any size vehicle.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    We may accommodate some pets. No big dogs as we have free range birds and small lambs.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Varies according to season but never more than 25 a week.

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