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Ilbilbie
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 50
Persons: 1
Category: Other
Host ID: 8692
Region: Queensland

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Last Updated: December 9, 2017

Currently booked out but don't hesitate to apply if you are keen !!

Do you wish to learn a vast amount of horsemanship. Are you ready for an experience of a life time. We are offering an incredible opportunity to broaden your horsemanship skills and work with a wide range of horses. We have only have accommodation for a single person. We prefer those who want to stay long term.

INEXPERIENCED/BEGINNERS have the opportunity to learn farm skills, basic horsemanship and basic horse care. Help the us with maintaining paddocks and arenas plus cooking and cleaning. Being a colt starting facility unfortunately we don't have suitable horses for beginners to ride however there is the opportunity to learn horse handling skills and ground work. The minimum stay for inexperienced helpers wanting to learn horsemanship is 2 months.

EXPERIENCED HORSE RIDERS wanting to work with horses its essential that you have had several years of horse riding experience/lessons. The following opportunity will be a very exciting and rewarding experience.

STAY 6 MONTHS and you will have the opportunity to learn colt starting, foundation training, clicker training and barefoot trimming. Help with all the day to day farm jobs and horse training activities. During this time you will learn an incredible amount of horsemanship however maybe you want dive deeper and learn more.......

STAY 12 MONTHS and you'll get the chance to start a horse yourself right from the beginning. Plus further your skills by learning trick training, liberty, straightness training, intrinzen, and horse business managing and marketing skills.

Please check out the website. When you contact please tell us about your experience and goals with horses, how long you like to stay on our farm and when you be able to arrive.

We are looking for someone trustworthy talkative, energetic, motivated, ambitious and hard working. You'll have your own fully furnished room, bathroom, lounge, laundry & kitchen all built in a large livable shed.

We are very friendly, down to earth and genuine people. We have a very quiet little farm with a bunch of different animals. You will also see wallabies, kookaburras, amazing sunsets and bright starlight nights. For those who stay long term there will be opportunities to go camping and trail riding.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO CONSIDER this is a very quiet/isolated farm, it's hot and dry, we have water restrictions, sometimes it rains alot, there's no public transport, no neighbours, no WIFI (Full reception for Telstra and Optus mobile) and no shops near by. If you need entertaining and people around you all the time this isn't the place for you. You must enjoy your own company.

PLEASE NOTE THE VOLUNTEERS IN THE PHOTOS HAVE GONE HOME TO THEIR OWN COUNTRIES

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