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EST MTV 08 ESTONIA AEGVIIDU ANIM, KIDS 09/06/2018 25/08/2018

KIVISAARE HORSE FARM | EST MTV 08 | 2018-06-09 - 2018-08-25 | ANIM, | Age: 18 - 55


Kivisaare Ratsatalu (Horse Riding Farm) is a fantastic place surrounded by wonderful nature where one can learn everything about horses, practice horse riding and go hiking on horse. The farm is visited by adults and kids interested in horses. Moreover, during summer vacations this farm hosts a number of children camps where they can learn taking care of horse and horse riding. Farm welcomes everybody interested in horses and nature All horses are educated, trained and are calm. Following our mission to support local farmers in rural areas to develop and maintain their diverse programs and products EstYES invites international volunteers to help this farm to run their summer projects with local kids. More information about farm is on http://www.kivisaare.ee/

Work: Kivisaare Farm hosts many horse riding camps in summer. These camps participants are children and young people aged 8-17. One shift hosts 10-12 kids and lasts 5 full days. Them after 2 days break another shift begins. Children speak Estonian and Russian, some of them can speak English. In additon to horses children can also take care of chickens on the farm. Camp program includes, horse riding training, learning about horse riding equipment and taking care of horses, biking and horse riding trips, swimming in the local lake, sport games, adventure trail, learning cooking and grilling, bonfire evenings, etc. Volunteer are asked to assist farm hosts to run all these activities and to help some cleaning between shifts. It includes taking care of horses, cleaning and washing them, cleaning and preparing horse riding equipment. Volunteers can organise various games and evening activities for children, go with children to horse and bke trips. It would be great if volunteers could help teaching children hourse riding too. Also volunteers will be asked to cut the grass and make hey time to time.

Accomodation and food: The accommodation is good i in wooden cottage. We provide bed linen and towels. There is a kitchen with all necessary equipment for cooking. Local traditional food will be provided. Volunteer can use of sauna.

Location: AEGVIIDU

Location and Leisure: LocationKivisaare Ratsatalu is located in Aegviidu, Harju County. This is an area of outstanidng beaty well known by Estonians who enjoy hiking there. There are a lot of forests, marshes, lakes https://loodusegakoos.ee/where-to-go/recreation-areas/aegviidu-korvemaa-recreation-area It is situated in the north-centre of Estonia, approximately 65 m from Tallinn, 5 km from Janeda known for a nice Manor House and a lot of activities organised there in summer https://www.visitestonia.com/en/janeda-manor . TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn. Train from Ulemiste Station to Aegviidu. Pick up by the host. Leisure timeThere are a lot of interesting natural picturesque sights in the area as well as possibilities for swimming in the lake or hiking in the forest. It is ideal for people who love horses and stay in nature Besides, there are a lot of cultural activities run at Janeda Manor almost every weekend in summer. Finally, it takes less than one hour to get by train to Tallinn with its vivid life in summer period.

Train/Bus station: Aegviidu

Requirements: Special requirementsYou have to be motivated for work with kids, open-minded, creative and ready to adapt to a simple conditions of the common life in the countryside of Estonia. Volunteers should be able to ride horse and bike, be fit and i most important i like horses Previous experience and skills is an advantage. It is a big plus if volunteer can speak Russian.PARTICIPATION FEEThere is participation fee of 100 Euro which has to be paid by volunteer upon arrival to the project. It covers the whole period of stay regardless of its duration.

Language: eng,rus

Extra Fee: 100.00 EUR