Amazing Horse Riding Holiday in Finland

Imagine a vacation that lets you ride a lot of fun and combine all the things that matter to you. From the doorstep of Tallinn, you will start directly from the most awesome terrains in the country as you will enjoy your winter / snow horse riding sessions with a full assistance of the instructors. There are plenty of paths for endless and forest paths to thrill. You will also pamper yourself with a Finnish sauna to refresh your body. So, what are you waiting for? Ride with friendly horses in a beautiful country landscape!

Key Information

  • Rider Weight Limit: 100 kilograms / 220 pounds
  • Horse Height Range: 15 to 16 hands
  • Tack Type: English tack and Western tack
  • Horse Breed: Cold blood Finnhorses and Estonian horses

Meet the instructors

Satu, Nina, & Mika
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Highlights

  • 1-day winter / snow riding
  • Approximate riding time: 4 hours
  • A full assistance of horse riding instructors
  • Complimentary use of horse riding equipment
  • Relaxing and rejuvenating Finnish sauna
  • 1 breakfast, forrest lunch, and dinner
  • Sparkling wine and snacks
  • 1 night's accommodation

Skill level

  • Advanced

Styles


1 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
Airport transfer available:
Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (US$140 per person)
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Horse riding
  • Sauna
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting room
  • Wedding
  • Wireless internet

The accommodation will be in Luomajärvi Hevoskievari Oy's atmospheric group quarters. The Luomajärven Horse Inn offers a luxurious experience for anyone who appreciates rustic romance, good food, rural atmosphere and relaxation, horse riding and cart rides, a quality time, sports and activity, nature and amazing wilderness tracks.

You can listen to the quiet hum of the trees and fill your lungs with pine-scented air or admire the thousand diamonds on the snowy banks and let the moonlight or the northern lights guide your way. Relaxation, sauna and bathing, unique chambers, and fun activities will make your time unforgettable. There are towels and sheets in the house.

The accommodation of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn consists of six separate rooms varying in size. The rooms are equally ranked and located in a beautiful country milieu in old, logged farmhouses - each renovated to contain one to two separate rooms. Each room is individually designed and decorated to emphasize the rustic spirit of the buildings and the traditional Finnish culture. The rooms are heated through electricity and are in use throughout the year.

They include a small, rustic minibar and electric kettle as well as instant cocoa, tea, and instant coffee. The rooms do not include Wi-Fi, bathrooms, or showers but these amenities are located in the immediate vicinity of the rooms in the main building. In addition to the country-romantic experience, the sanitary facilities, saunas, restaurants and dance walks are located in a beautiful, beautiful barn. Pets are also welcome to be accommodated. The additional cost of the animal is 15 EUR per visit. The owner is fully responsible for any damage or extra cleaning during the visit. For safety reasons, animals must be kept close to horses.

Program

Day 1

You will go to the accommodation at the Luomajärvi Horse Inn and then be introducing the ranch. There, you will go to the stable, equipping your horse (optional). You will enjoy a cross-country trip with your horse galloping through soft, snow-covered roads and fields. After riding, there will be some snacks with sparkling wine at the restaurant. The old malt sauna is warm. Malt sauna is a traditional, relaxing sauna experience with a warmed up tub surrounded by beautiful Finnish nature. Then, you will enjoy dinner at the restaurant.

Day 2

You will savor breakfast and then check-out.

Instructors

Satu Haagmann
As a guide and an owner, Satu Haagmann knows the horses and forests like her own pockets. She will find you the perfect horse for the riding tours.
Nina Salovaara
The riding instructor, Nina Salovaara, has a good knowledge about horsemanship, she`s been working with the horses all of her life.
Mika Haagmann
A chef and an owner, Mika Haagmann, will take care, that your holiday will be also a culinary experience.

Location

Luomajärvi Horse Inn is located near Tampere only 66 kilometers north from Tampere Pirkkala International Airport (TMP) and 240 kilometers from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL). The driving route to the destination goes through traditional Finnish countryside with its fields and forests and while driving, you can also get a glimpse of Mahnala which is nationally acknowledged as the traditional scenery of Central-Häme.

Nearby places

  • Icalistic Spa Tropics, 10 kilometers
  • Jämi, 12 kilometers
  • Korsuretket, 7 kilometers
  • Ti-Ti Nalletalo, 10 kilometers

Features

Activities

  • Horse riding
  • Sauna
  • Skiing

General

  • Restaurant
  • Pet friendly

Services

  • Meeting room
  • Wedding
  • Wireless internet

Food

You will get one breakfast, forrest lunch, and dinner. Sparkling wine and snacks with relaxing seasonal theme (for example massage / wellness treatments / warmed up herbtub, etc.) will also be prepared. During the winter / snow riding, forrest picnic lunch will be served at warming fireplace in a lean-to. The food of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn emphasizes pure Finnish ingredients, locality, and simplicity. The rustic gourmet foods are brought to the table with stout experience by the chef and owner Mika Haagmann. Mika is responsible for executing food themed evenings and makes sure that no one leaves his restaurant while hungry. The restaurant of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn is mainly open by order and is equipped with A-license of the Finnish alcohol legislation.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Cross-country skiing in the courtyard
  • Guided walks in Jämi
  • Icalistic Spa Tropics tour
  • Kayaking in Jämi
  • Korsuretket tour
  • Play trampoline, sandbox, swings, and slides in the courtyard
  • Quad biking in Jämi
  • Ti-Ti Nalletalo visit

What's included

  • 1-day winter / snow riding (4 hours)
  • A full assistance of horse riding instructors
  • Complimentary use of horse riding equipment
  • Finnish sauna
  • 1 breakfast, forrest lunch, and dinner
  • Sparkling wine and snacks with relaxing seasonal theme
  • 1 night's accommodation

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Driving directions from Tampere Valtatie 3 towards Vaasa

  • Follow the road number 265 in Ikaalinen towards Kankaanpää.
  • Drive for about 8,5 kilometers.
  • See road signs leading to Luomajärvi Hevoskievari Oy.
  • Turn right and you will reach your destination.

Luomajärvi Hevoskievari Oy recommends you to look for more detailed instructions from Google Maps.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Tampere Pirkkala International Airport (TMP). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

The pickup service from Tampere Pirkkala International Airport (TMP) costs 120 EUR per direction. Luomajärvi Hevoskievari Oy is glad to help with the timetables and with guiding to get here.

Arrival by bus

The bus leaves from Tampere at 10.30 am and arrives at the stop nearby around 12 p.m. The bus from ampere Pirkkala International Airport (TMP) to Tampere costs 6 EUR and from Tampere to Ikaalinen, the cost is 14 EUR. Luomajärvi Hevoskievari Oy is glad to help with the timetables and with guiding to get here.

Airport: Tampere-Pirkkala Airport Airport transfer available: Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (US$140 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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This horse riding holiday is available all year round in a wintertime from January to March. Please select an available date below.

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