Venabustallen is a part of the varity of activities offered at Venabygdsfjellet. During summer we have 20-some safe and fun horses, most of which are Norwegian Dole horses, and a few other Nordic breeds. All of them are sure-footed and experienced mountain horses, wonderful companions to take you through the wilderness.
We offer riding holidays and weekends, full-day rides, 1-, 2-, 3- and 4 hr rides, instructed classes in the arena, lead pony rides for young children, as well as sleigh and carriage rides. We aim to give you the horseback experience of a lifetime!
Venabustallen is an approved equestrian operation by Hest i Turistnæring.
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Venabustallens top priority is the wellbeing of our horses to keep them motivated and loving their job. Most of our horses are Norwegian Doles, known for their “cold head and warm hearts”. There are a few other select breeds at our stable, all are equally sure-footed and experienced mountain horses.
Venabustallen’s guides are all highly experienced riders who have worked with horses for years. All our guides are given extensive training before being approved to guide trail rides. Annual equestrian-oriented first aid training is mandatory for all stable employees. You will be met by friendly, serviceable and professional guides here!
Hest i Turistnæring (Horse in Tourist Industry) is a mark of approval by the industry association for businesses that operate equestrian activities commercially. Businesses must apply to have the approval renewed every three years. By choosing to ride with businesses approved by HIT, you know that all services operate professionally.
Venabustallen lies at 932 m above sea level on mountain crest Fv 27. Here you will find spectacular and varied riding terrain: heather-clad plateaus as far as the eye can see in the habitat of wild reindeer, majestic mountain peaks, deep canyons and lush birch forest. We offer riding holidays that will enable to you see the diversity and splendour that Venabygdsfjellet has to offer.
Venabustallen offers rides for all levels of experience and ages. For experienced riders who master canter we recommend full-day rides and the 3 and 4 hr rides. For intermediate riders who master trot we offer 2 hr rides in varied terrain, and novice riders can gain experience through our instructed classes and 1 hr trail rides. We also offer lead pony rides for young children every day. Please contact us if you are unsure of which ride to pick for you level! We are happy to tailor rides for you and your group.
Our experienced guides will give you a horseback experience to remember.
Ingeborg has been responsible for Venabustallen since 2011. She grew up at Venabygdsfjellet and has been an avid equestrian since she was a child. Ingeborg makes sure all horses and employees thrive in their jobs, and that all guests have a memorable experience at Venabustallen.
Venabustallens 1st Leaders are responsible for all trail rides and instructions. Our 2nd Leaders are responsible for lead pony rides, occasional instructions and assist during our trail rides. They are all responsible for the wellbeing of our horses and making you feel welcome as our guest. Our guides are all experienced riders, friendly and professional.
Our stable employees range in age from 13 and up. They are responsible for lead pony rides and stable work. Venabustallen strongly believes in giving young people the opportunity to gain working experience early on – to make them prepared for working life in the future. Our stable employees work hard to ensure that Venbustallen remains a great place for animals and people to enjoy!
Our beloved colleagues are more than “just horses”. They are equally important as the people who work at Venabustallen, they are our loyal friends who give their all every day. Without our amazing horses, there would be no Venabustallen! We do everything we can to make sure our horses are healthy and happy to enjoy their work.
Horseback riding is one of the many activities you can enjoy at Venabygdsfjellet. There are many fun additional activities to supplement your riding holiday. Scroll down to make the most of your dream mountain holiday!