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Horseback Riding in Estonia

Enjoy a horseback ride through mystical forests paths, sandy coasts, or green meadows

Best time: May–October

Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding

One more active way to spend time in Estonia is horse riding. It doesn't matter whether you are experienced or this is your first ride. Most farmsteads and horse riding clubs have professional trainers who can teach you some skills. You can actually ride a native Estonian horse which can be traced back to the 14th century. These horses are called a Klepper and is descended from the ancient Northern forest-horse family. Several Klepper breeding farms can be found near Tallinn, in Kõrvemaa, in West-Saaremaa, in Muhu, and Tori. You can also choose to ride in a horse-drawn carriage as well.

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What is the best time to visit Estonia for horseback riding?

Horseback riding is ideal in Estonia between May and October when the temperatures are pleasant for the activity. You can explore the picturesque routes through forests or meadows or along sandy coasts. These months are perfect for horseback riding as you can enjoy it without worrying too much about extreme cold or heat. Show more

Where can we find farms with professional trainers for horseback riding in Estonia?

Estonia has several farms, such as Kõrvemaa, Muhu, Tori, West-Saaremaa, and Tallinn, which offer horseback riding activities led by professional trainers. These farms have experienced and skilled trainers to guide visitors at different skill levels. The trainers are welcoming and strive to provide a memorable experience for visitors. Show more

What kind of horses can we ride in Estonia, and where can we find them?

Klepper is a native Estonian horse breed that still exists today. Kleppers are from the Northern forest-horse family and have been around since the 14th century. You can find them in different breeding farms throughout the country, including in Tallinn, Kõrvemaa, West-Saaremaa, Muhu, and Tori. Additionally, you can opt for horse-drawn carriage rides, providing other horse-related experiences. Show more

Can beginners enjoy horseback riding in Estonia?

Horseback riding in Estonia is accessible to both experienced and novice riders. Professional trainers, available at many farms and riding centers in Estonia, cater to individuals at different riding skill levels, providing lessons to beginners and other basic skills to handle a horse. Beginners can rest assured that they will be in good hands and have an enjoyable experience. Show more

Are horse-drawn carriages available for riding in Estonia?

In Estonia, visitors can explore the country's beauty by opting for a ride on horse-drawn carriages. These carriages provide a comfortable experience, allowing you to relax and savor the scenes while enjoying the company of family or friends. Riding a horse-drawn carriage can be a great way to enjoy the aesthetic beauty of Estonia in a calm and relaxed way. Show more

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