Swim with the Horses

The amazing experience of hot summer days!

Do you want to experience something, you definitely can’t try evewhere? The summer is for having fun and enjoying to the fullest and what is a better way than to combine Icelandic horses and playing with water. So, just come to test riding in a lake and take part of our lake riding with Icelandics!

This ride takes you straight to the shore of the lake Kuusamo and we’ll take a dip to the lovely cooling and refreshing water. We’ll gear up the horses with only the bridle and leave the saddles to the stable. Thus you should have at least basic riding skills, because without a saddle the meaning of balance becomes even more prominent. After the horses are ready, we’ll put on our helmets, get on the horse and head to the lake.

We’ll ride in the lake for about an hour. If the group wants, we’ll go deep enough for the horses to really swim. Otherwise we’ll stay closer to the shore, so that the horses will walk or hop to move forward. The water will be up to the horses’ back’s so you’ll definitely get wet! For that reason it’s a good idea to wear a swimsuit or light clothes, that can get wet. And take a change of clothes! Shoes will be left to the shore.

Price: 65 €

Duration: 1 h 

Time to reserve: 1,5 h

Level: basic skills, experienced

Age limit: 12 years

Weight limit: 80 kg / 175 lbs

Plus: Take another set of clothes, towel and swimsuit. We’ll ride without a saddle, so good balance is important. You have to be able to swim!


Welcome to Kuusamo and it's peace of nature to our preserved farm.

Wanha (Old) Raatesalmi

Reservations by phone or email from Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm other times book from online.

Onnen Pilke Oy
Business ID: 2448974-4
Bank account ID: FI76 1376 3000 1149 32

For payment we accept cash, credit and depit cards and benefits by Smartum, Edenred and ePassi. 

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