Experiences with finnhorses in Ruka-Kuusamo
Trail riding – Riding lessons – Horse activities – welfare
Welcome to visit us!
Trail riding with finnhorses
Experience trail riding with finnhorses in the middle of forested hills of Ruka-Kuusamo in all seasons. Finnhorse trail riding fits for all expertise levels, even for beginners. You can choose shorter ride for beginners or longer ride for more experienced riders. Our finnhorses are calm and reliable individuals which makes the riding experience easy, enjoyable and fun! Did you know that finnhorse is actually our gentle and trustworthy national treasure?
Human and animal welfare is important to us. It is reflected in the living conditions of the animals in our farm and in what we do. Ruska Laukka is part of Finnish Federation for Equestrian Sport, Trail riding Union of Finland and Green Care Finland. Welcome to experience the finnhorses safely!
Relaxed forest riding trip 1h
Happy riding trip for the families 1h
Riding trip in the forest 1,5h
A memorable trip to the world of finnhorses and ponies awaits you! We organize various horse activities that are suitable for all. Come for a horseback ride in the countryside and get to know our calm and friendly horses. For children´s delight we have mini-ponies called Venni and Ulla.
Find the activity that suits you the best and come to our farm with a small or large group, with your whole family or even by yourself. All are welcome here!
In our riding lessons you will receive competent and friendly guidance and you will be able to develop at a pace that suits you. You can start with private lessons, go to group lessons and attend camps.
The Ronivaara farm riding arena, indoor arena and trails provide safa and pleasant place to practice you riding skills.
In Ruska Laukka, the well-being, connection and balance between the horse and the human are the most important guiding principles in everything we do
Welfare & finnhorses
The presence of a finnhorses and contact with an animal is an empowering experience. The connection between humans, animals and nature is at the heart of our welfare services.
At Ronivaara’s farm, we provide various welfare services including Equine Assisted Social Education (EASE), animal-assisted services supporting group and individual rehabilitation, nepsy coaching and animal-assisted workplace well-being.
Welcome to the life of the northern horse farm! With a farm visit and other programs, you can get to know and participate in the everyday life of the farm; to the celebration of the coexistence of nature, animals and man.
With farm visits that bring experiences, strength and joy in small groups, you get to know the animals, communicate with them, take care of the animals and do other work on the farm.
Farm visit 1h
Forest riding trip and farm visit 1,5h
Empowering experience with finnhorses
The presence and trust of a horse is truly an empowering experience.
What our guests think about us: TripAdvisor:
Great place! Had plenty of fun! They managed to set a family activity that suited us all, both experienced and non-experienced, young ones (6, 13) and adults. The scenery was... read more
August 1, 2019
Very idyllic place focused on Finnhorses. The horses are extremely well taken care of and trained. The atmosphere is very friendly and trails are breathtakingly beautiful. Instructors are very passionate... read more
December 2, 2018
Unforgettable moments for children
On our farm yard we offer special and memorable activities with ponies and other animals.
Small hotel and cabin village in Kuusamo
Accommodation in our family business hotel Kuusanka in the Kuusamo centre or Petäjäkylä cabin village on a lakeside.