Where and when
Prague, Czech Republic. 5 August to 13 August 2012
Theme and project
Participants worked with a farm breeding the endangered horse called “hucul”. They supported the community in its task to preserve the species. They exchanged experiences both between the participants and the partner organisation, discussing how best to preserve animal and plant biodiversity in the participants’ home countries.
Participants lived and worked on the farm and supporting the Hucul Club staff with the daily tasks on the farm including taking care of the horses and small manual tasks in the barn, fields and stables.
Hucul club is an association for preservation Hucul horse. It was founded in 1972 when there were only 300 purebred horses in the world. The goal of this association is to save the Hucul species from extinction and help to find the species a role in the modern world.
People interested in nature and its protection. People willing to do manual work outdoors. Experience with horses and farming was welcomed but not necessary.