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Salmon Arm
All Year: Summer of 2018
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 58715
Region: BC, South Eastern

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Last Updated: July 4, 2018

The position for the 2018 Season, we will accept applications from July - Aug 31, 2018
Experience riding horses required
If so please message me for more info.
Volunteer position, 18+ yrs exchange for free room and board, free WIFI
on a small ranch in Salmon Arm, BC Canada.
Experience our Canadian lifestyle and working with horses!
This is a great opportunity for resume enrichment.
No cash compensation is available
Season is July to Aug 31, 2018
No short-term stay, minimum 2 months, please
Horse handling, western riding experience, some minor fencing.
Seeking personable, mature help.
Flexibility and willing to help, experience with horses would be considered an asset.
Volunteer Opportunities:
* Handle horses, western riding
* Grooming, tacking/untacking, feeding and maintenance
* Assisting with guided trail rides
* Help with pre-trip riding lesson and several trailrides per day
* Saddle and equipment maintenance
* Round pen clean up
General volunteer opportunities available as well.
This includes helping out with housekeeping, some cooking, reception work, some cooking or baking
also helping out on the farm and trail maintenance, gardening, watering, ride on lawn mowing and more.
We have a small garden of fresh vegetables, strawberry and fruit trees, 2 dogs, 1 cat.
Daily horse handling, grooming, assist in tacking/untacking horses, organize and keep tack room clean, mow lawns on the yard.
This job requires someone who is dedicated to their work and loves the outdoors.
Have a passion for horses and other animals?
Most weeks may consist of long days, many hours, late evenings and weekends.
Salmon Arm is a four-season tourist destination,
has always maintained the spirit of a small agricultural town with community-minded residents

Comment from Volunteer in 2015
"I moved from England to British Colombia for a year in 2015
and spent my summer with Lois at High Country Trail Rides.
The horses are amazing, the scenery is beautiful around Salmon Arm and
Lois is not only lovely to work with but she became like a second mum to me during my time there.
She and her wonderful family took me in with open arms.
I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to spend the summer
being a cowgirl with a welcoming Canadian family!"

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