Horseback riding in the mountains

See Geilo from the back of a horse!

On this page, we have collected everything you need to know about horse riding. At Geilo we have two skilled activity providers, Geilo Hestesenter and Stall Brusletto - Geilo Aktivitetssenter. Both offer horseback riding in both summer and autumn, here you can choose between a 1-4 hour horse ride, horse riding for the little ones and horse carriage.

Experience Budalen

Children from 10 years

The tours take place in beautiful terrain above the tree line up towards Budalen under the majestic Hallingskarvet. The one-hour tour is mainly on dirt roads, with some exciting detours through forest paths on the way. A trip with a great view of Geilo. If you want a longer trip, you can take part in 3 hours of mountain riding. Here you ride up about 250 meters in height before you ride inwards towards the Hallingskarvet. After an exciting river crossing of Budalsvannet, the trip heads towards Havsdalen Ski Center before turning back via the old Prestholtveien.

Mountain horseback riding – 3 hours
24 Jun - 17 Aug

Mountain horseback riding – 3 hours

Riding tour in beautiful scenery.

Mountain horseback riding – 1 hour
24 Jun - 17 Aug

Mountain horseback riding – 1 hour

Mountain horseback riding – Only selected days in July/August.

Experience Vestlia and Bruslettstølen

Children from 10 years

The tours start at Geilo Hestesenter in Vestlia in varying terrain at places such as Slaattahølen, Bruslettstølen and Gamle skurdalsvegen, depending on the duration of the tour. The 1-hour horse ride is a great ride for beginners and is on a gravel road down along the water at Geilo Kulturkyrkje. The 2-hour tour takes you out into the forest and the trail network in Vestlia. If there are experienced riders with you, the guide adds some speed and excitement along the way. Their longest ride of 4 hours goes up the hill in varied terrain towards Kikut and Bruslettstølen. There is a short break on the tour where you can stretch your legs and where you are also rewarded with a great view of Hallingskarvet.

Horseback riding for small children

Geilo Hestesenter offers horseback riding (only available in the summer during the school holidays) on the riding track or the grounds of the farm for the very little ones. A safe and nice experience where the children get to know the horse and are walked around with the horse with one of the people who work in the stable - parents are of course most welcome to walk alongside.

Contact Geilo Horse Center for horseback riding for the little ones

Horse as a Means of Transport?

Covered Wagon

For sightseeing, parties or transport - a different way to transport your group. The covered wagon has room for 16 people, with two benches along the wagon sides, where you sit facing each other with a long table in the middle. The cloth over the wagon provides shelter on the road, and there is usually a good atmosphere on the trip with 2 or 4 teams with horses in front. Contact Geilo Hestesenter directly for requests.

Wedding Transport

Give the day an extra touch with a horse ride on your wedding day. If the wedding is arranged in winter, the Austrian sleighs are used. Geilo Hestesenter has special wedding pelts for the sleigh, a decorative sleigh for the day that also keeps you warm. If there is a wedding in the summer months, you can choose the Austrian sleigh or an old-fashioned carriage. The sled has room for 9 people, while the carriage seats 4 people. The horses are groomed and decorated, the harnesses freshly prepared and shiny. The driver is dressed in his finest clothes, all to create an unforgettable experience!

Contact Geilo Horse center directly for wedding rides.

Two skilled horse providers

Geilo Hestesenter

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