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Help Exchange

All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 16acres, 6 hectares
Persons: 2 or more
Category: Other
Host ID: 28955
Country: Wales

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Last Updated: August 29, 2018

Constant appaloosas is a small holding where we breed and train horses for ourselves and occasionally others.We have help exchange and internship programmes running throughout the year for interested students of all ages.Programmes provide succesful applicants with hands on daily experience of Natural horsemanship, groundwork,liberty work,riding, horsecare and general farm and house duties. The programme is unique in the UK.Depending on the time of year students will have the opportunity to see the progress of a variety of horses from starting to curb bit.They will work with older horses and young ones, as well as observing visiting troubled or spoiled horses, they will have the opportunity to work with any of our 21 horses or may decide to work with just one.In summary you will get , natural horsemanship training from ground to ridden, horse care foot trimming, grooming, first aid, rehabilitation,grounds maintenance,general day to day chores , stall cleaning,feeding ,arena maintenance, bringing in and putting out of horses,general care and cleaning of accomodation.What we expect from you, conduct yourself in an open and friendly manner, engage in all aspects of life on the farm and seize all opportunities with enthusiasm, avoid rude and disrespectful behaviour to people horses and dogs,we expect you on the farm from 8am to 5pm and if you want to eat communally with hosts and helpers , we eat about 7pm [vegetarian].What you can expect from us we will pass on all our knowledge to you to help you become as competent a horseman as possible in the time available.We will help you go as far as you can go with honest evaluation of strengths and weaknesses.We will provide you with all meals and room.We will provide all tack , helmet and work clothes.During the winter months all the above will be provided for help exchange. I would like to add that I am a chiropractor and my husband is a biology teacher as well as a horse trainer.

TESTIMONIALS I am Zoe from Taiwan. I had a wonderful experience in Janette's horse farm. I stayed there for almost 2 months. Tim taught me how to ride a horse as the western style. Janette taught me how to make cookies and cakes. They are both really nice and friendly. My room was good and private as well. My English wasn't very good, but if I didn't understand Janette and Tim they always had patience to show me how to do things. I really appreciate everything they did.
I wish that someday I can go back to there. I really miss those horses and dogs a lot.
Laure from france.
I stayed almost two months in the ranch of Janette and Tim, they are very kind person. I learned a lot with them about the horsemanship practices. It's a natural horse riding and I love that ! You help in the ranch, you have lot of thing to do and you never be boring =)
They have dogs too and you will discover many about this new practice and Native American heritage. They are also others helpers and you can exchange in English and also other languages such as Spanish or Italian or Czech... We have a part of the house and a room with a bath room (It's clean).
A big thank you to Janette and Tim,
Of course I will come back in a future =)
Please only apply if you are really committed to working with horses, and adore dogs,and are a non smoker[ includes e cigarettes] please think carefully before contacting me as it is not an easy placement you have to be flexible. Most of our help x people keep coming back .Can I also mention it is hard work and the hours depend on what jobs need doing animals do not have days off they always need constant care.If you are glued to your phone or computer do not bother applying we want someone to join in with family life directions are ; nearest airports are liverpool and manchester you get a train to chester station then a bus to the town of ruthin , I can collect you from there .

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