We look for enthusiastic volunteers to help us on our journey!


The Exchange

We are looking for people to volunteer with us in exchange for food, board & horse riding lessons. We are an equine stunt team & dog kennels, based in the Scottish borders, we have 5 full-time members (& 2 children) who live & work on the farm towards our passion(training animals)all year round. We look for enthusiastic volunteers to help us on our journey. Please feel free to check our blog on our website to see previous volunteer reviews.


Title

25 hours of help per week

Animal Care: Help look after and take care of animals.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Requirements

Over 18 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

We are an equestrian stunt team who have over the years exchanged volunteer work for food, board, lessons in dog, horse & even goat training, travel opportunities (UK & Ireland) and the chance to perform in live performance stunt shows. We also live as a community & aim to be as eco friendly as possible (constantly improving this). Volunteering with us is a great way to experience a different way of living in Scotland.


Activities & Shift

Daily animal care, feeding dogs, horses, chickens etc cleaning out stables & kennels.
Help with odd farm jobs like fixing fences, track repairs etc
Other jobs such as helping us train our animals, ground crew when we are jousting, trick riding & doing horse back archery.
Help us pack costumes & tack before heading off for w weekend of performance.
General cleaning of communal areas & washrooms.


Rules

Have fun & be enthusiastic!