Wyoming Station in South West Queensland has vacancy for volunteers seeking a chance to work with horses on a large cattle and horse breeding station. Daily jobs will include feeding and watering horses and other animals. Horse riding/educating will be required depending on experience. Other jobs include monitoring cattle waters, feeding cattle supplements, mustering (horseback mostly, sometime motorbike), some cooking and help in house. You will have separate accommodation with shower and toilet and main meals with family. In return you will get to experience life on an outback cattle station and their community. It is best to stay a minimum of 3 weeks to ensure you get cattle mustering experience. Volunteers with above average horse riding skills will get the most benefit from this help exchange. We have been taking in volunteers, mostly from Europe & UK for 6 years and many have gone home with lifetime memories. Note: we receive many suitable applications and unfortunately cannot take in more than 2 people at a time... so if you are accepted for a position, please do your best to honour it as you not only let the host down but the many people who would have loved the opportunity for this type of work and were turned away.
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Station hand required. Volunteer basis only. Must be above average horse rider with experience in owning caring and preferable competition with horses.
Wyoming Station is 27000 cattle and horse breeding station station situated in SW Queensland. Jobs required will be feeding, handling and riding horses. Mustering cattle when required, helping check waters, feed supplements to cattle, fencing and other station duties. Some help in main house. separate quarters with shower and toilet. Meals in main house with owners. Single females preferable (this is due to shared accommodation and we usually have females due to the larger % of horse riders being female). Best to stay min 3 weeks to get the experience. Work will not go towards 2nd year Visa but it will be a good outback experience. Been taking volunteers for 7 years with good reviews.
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