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Claybridge Farm

Riding Holidays in Finland


Claybridge Farm is a small country stable dedicated to preserving the future of the beautiful native Finnhorses. These calm, sturdy little horses are ideal for trekking, and suitable for all levels and ability of rider.


The equestrian establishment offers a selection of daily riding itineraries, from short rides to full day treks through a spectacular countryside. The farm also offers longer riding holiday packages, tailor-made to suit your family or group's requirements.


Sample: 3 Day Riding Holiday Itinerary
Price €600.


Day 1
Leave the farm on horseback, heading towards Wolfhill. The quiet country lanes, give spectacular views of the Finnish countryside. Lunch is at the Wolfhill lean-to. The trek continues towards an abandoned quarry, filled with spring water, continuing on to the forests.
Duration c.4 hours.
Opportunity to ride in the evening either in the arena or take a horse out for a short drive with a cart.


Day 2
Mount-up your horses and depart the village along a guided nature path called Traces of Ice Age. There are many geological and historical sites along the beautiful trail that follows Lake Kuolimo. There is an opportunity to explore the guided sites. Stop for lunch at a restored Iron Age site on the shores of the lake. There will be a chance to swim the horses if you wish. After lunch the trail continues deeper into the old woodlands, before returning to the village.
All day trek, c.6 hours.


Day 3
The third trek is an easier ride, taking you around the secluded woods and the countryside in the area. Lunch is again served at a lean-to. In the evening, there is the opportunity to ride in the arena or to drive a cart.


Accommodation for Claybridge Farm riding holiday packages is at a local hotel, with transfers organised to/from the farm. There is an alternative simple but comfortable budget hostel nearby. Both have a sauna and a lake just next to them. Meals are included. Lunch is eaten by an open fire at a log lean-to along the treks. For guests staying at the local Inn, the breakfast and the evening meal are served there.



 Please contact us for more dates, details and prices.

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Information

Name Claybridge Farm
Type of Holiday Riding and Accommodation
Price Please enquire for prices
Accommodation Accomodation is at a local hotel, with transfers organised to/from the farm. There is an alternative simple but comfortable budget hostel nearby.
Hours Riding Per Day varied
Instruction No
Nearest Airport Lappeenranta Airport
Open All Year
Other Facilities No
Address Claybridge Farm's Finnhorses, Niontie 45, 54800 Saivitaipale, Finland.
Riding Facilities The farm has a selection of Finnhorses, suitable for all riders. Fantastic trekking. Arena and stables.
Riding Style English
Suitable For Children Yes
Riding Safari No
Western Ranch No
Beach Riding No
Tuition No
Centre Based Yes
Trail Ride Yes
Website http://www.

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  • Open: All Year.
  • Type: Riding and Accommodation
  • Riding Style: English
Price: 290€
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