Lifestyle Break Near Ashburton over School Holidays & ANZAC

Ashburton, New Zealand
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We are needing to find someone with horse experience who could stay and look after our much loved animals while we have a trip to our bach to do the Grape Ride with friends (trying to ease into retirement from our busy plumbing business!)

Home & location

We have a comfortable, 12 year old home with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms & 4 toilets, and all the usual things like wifi, Sky tv, dishwasher etc. We have an indoor heated pool which is available for use by our sitters. We are just over a

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


We need someone to feed the cat, and 2 mini horses and donkeys in the mornings, and the same in the evenings. If the weather is warm, the ponies need their covers taken off in the morning, and put on again in the evening. The ponies also

Meet the pets

  • Floyd

    Russian Blue

    3 years

  • Popcorn

    Miniature Horse

    29 years

  • Stubby

    Miniature Horse

    13 years

  • Ben

    15 years

  • Harry

    13 years

Sitter feedback (3)

Anthony & Susanne

Our 10-day housesit at Fiona and Paul's charming and spacious home was one of our most enjoyable. Their home offers fabulous views surrounded by peace and

Stayed · 05 Mar - 14 Mar 2021

I was so happy to house & pet sit for Fiona on her beautiful farm, looking after her two adorable mini horses, two delightful donkeys, and elegant Russian

Stayed · 27 Dec 2020 - 09 Jan 2021

Beautiful house in a wonderful location, plenty to do in surrounding areas visiting markets in Geraldine and driving to the base of the mountains. Good

Stayed · 17 Apr - 23 Apr 2019

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