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Horseback riding at Hov in Lofoten

Horseback riding at Hov in Lofoten Photo: Lofoten Golf Horseback riding at Hov in Lofoten Photo: Lofoten Golf
Horseback riding at Hov in Lofoten Photo: Lofoten Golf
Horseback riding at Hov in Lofoten Photo: Lofoten Golf

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Hov Horsefarm offer horseback trips year round in Lofoten, summer and winter. Guided beach riding for children and adults Sundays in June, July and August 2013, meet up at Hov Horsefarm at 13 a.m. This little trip we walk the horse with your child on the beach. The duration is 10 minutes and costs Nok 100,-.

Trip 1: Riding on Hov Beach, 50 min.

We start riding from Hov Horsefarm, and down to the beautiful white sandy beach and along the fields of Hov. This is a nice trip for those who want a “taste” of riding. It can also be adapted for families and groups who’d like to experience riding together. Duration approx. 50 minutes including saddling up. Price Nok 450,- per person. Suitable for all levels. Require minimum 2 riders for booking.

Trip 2: The Viking Tour- 2.5 hrs

This is a great ride through the old culture’s landscape with interesting geology. We start at Hov, Ride down to the beach and past the remains of the landing sites of Viking boats. Then we ride through the nature reserve and past the moraine. The moraine clearly shows the shoreline of the sea more than 1000 years ago. There is a turf path used by the Vikings that we will ride along; the trail follows a ridge from which we have almost a 360 degree view. Towards the end of the tour you will pass the site of an old courtyard dated from the early Iron age, which is easy to see in the landscape. Duration approx.. 2.5 hrs. Price Nok 850,- per person. Suitable for all, minimum 2 participants.

Trip 3: Nature Reserve and Beach at Vinje- 3.5 hrs

We start at Hov and ride over the moraine along the Viking trail. At the end of the trail we take an old farm track and end up on the beautiful white beach at Vinje. Then we ride through Gimsøy’s nature reserve, surrounded by wonderful views and interesting geology. If we’re lucky, we might see Sea Eagles, Seals or even Orcas in the sea! Duration approx.. 3.5 hrs. Price Nok 1150,- per person. Suitable for all with some experience.  Minimum 2 participants.

Trip 4: Lofoten mountan and Troll valley- duration between 6-7 hrs

This is our longest day ride taking you along the Viking trail and through the nature reserve towards Jenndalen.  We continue through Trolldalen to 325 m in height were there are wonderful views of the north side of Lofoten. In Troll valley it is also possible to try luck fishing in the lunch break. Price Nok 1950,- per person. Suitable for riders who are confident and have medium riding experience. Lnch included. Minimum 2 participants.

Please feel free to contact us for booking at telephone number, + 47 760720027 or + 47 91769809.

All excursions must be booked with at least 1 day notice, either by phone or info@hovlofoten.no.

Trips can be delayed or cancelled depending on the weather conditions, in this case we will contact you.

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    • all year round

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Horseback riding at Hov in Lofoten

Hov Horsefarm offer horseback trips year round in Lofoten, summer and winter. Guided beach riding for children and adults Sundays in June, July and...

Horseback riding at Hov in Lofoten

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