All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 160 acres
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 6632
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Last Updated: April 11, 2016
WE ARE A SMALL FAMILY HORSE FARM WITH OTHER ANIMALS: LOOKING FOR HELPERS TO FEED TWICE A DAY.
Facebook page: Whispering Hills Boarding Stables,Darwell,AB
No Smokers/No Drinkers/No special DIETS
SPRING, SUMMER & FALL PROGRAM ONLY
Are you interested in??
Horse Care/Horse Handling/Grooming / Feeding & CLEANING Pens of Horses, Chickens , 2 Sheep / Gardening / Carpentry/ Painting /
WE only can take 2 persons at a time during APRIL - SEPTEMBER.
WE have a bunk house for helpers during the warmer months.
SEPTEMBER - APRIL we need only one helper. Our helper stays in our home.
DESCRIPTION OF THE FARM DUTIES:
HORSE CARE IS ALWAYS FIRST ON THE FARM.
Starts: EARLY A.M. 7:30 A.M.
*Cleaning: Stalls IF the stalls are in use.
*Cleaning "POOP" up in outside paddocks daily**
*Feeding hay rations and making up grain ration 3 X's daily.
*Feeding / Watering the chickens / Cows at times.
*Checking and Cleaning Water Buckets/Pasture Tanks
*Grooming horses or than retired horse.
*Caring for Horses in rehabilitation.
*Checking on the pasture horses.
*Checking Rain Sheets/Fly Sheet/Winter Blankets for loose Straps.
Farm Projects this year: Other than horse chores.
* Fence Repair.
* Chopping Wood.
* Hauling Hay Bales.
****You will learn as you go each day, if, you have never worked with or around horses****
*There will ALWAYS be feeding and checking the farm animals, in all kinds of weather,2-3 times a day.
We dress warm and walk the pastures / paddocks to make sure the horse outside have lots of water/hay and blankets are still on during the winter.
*** SUMMER MONTHS ONLY***
***A trailer/ camper is provided for you to use for breakfast and lunch with all food supplied. ***Your home cooked supper meal is at the fire pit or in the house / showers are shared in the house at the end of the day :)
*** Use the family laundry room.