Good to know before taking one of our horse excursion

Information on the horse riding excursion:

• Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, with us you’ll enjoy a range of exciting horse activities from a sleigh ride to trail riding.

• Before we set off, we’ll get to know our horses and talk about what we’ll see and do in our excursion All trail riding groups first get used to their horses in an outdoor arena.

• Excursions are designed to match the group’s skill level. The duration or length is stated in the excursion programme.

• We always try to match the rider and the horse according to size and character. We organise horse riding excursions year-round.

• In winter, we won’t go out if the temperature reaches –15° C.
Walking in snow is easy for the horses.

Good to know:

• If you wish, we’ll tailor our products for you

• Our trails run along the Ivalo area. Your guides are trained experts who have worked with horses for many years.

• Kamisak is a member of the Trail Riding Union of Finland and has received a First Class Stable mention

• We look after all our customers and provide safe services:
– Everyone must wear a helmet
– We also provide protective vests which we recommend for children, inexperienced riders and those experienced riders who take one of our faster paced trail excursions.
– We use safety stirrups on the trail riding excursions

• You should be in average physical condition

• Weight limit: 100 kg

• Riders under 16 years are required to have previous riding experience

• To ride you must be 12 years or over

• Riders under 18 years are required to have a written permission from parents

• We also have a variety of horse activities available for children. Ask us.

Bring with you:

• Shoes with heels, for example hiking boots
• Weather appropriate clothing with no hanging strings or long hems
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On a multi-day excursion you’ll need:

• Towel
• Personal hygiene products
• Sunglasses
• Head torch and spare batteries
• According to weather: warm underwear, woolly socks, ski mask

One-day excursion includes:

• Guide services
• Packed lunch as described in the programme
• Horse
• Equipment: helmet
• Liability insurance

Multi-day excursion includes:

• Transportation from your hotel to Kamisak (within the Ivalo Saariselkä area)
• Guide services
• Meals during the excursion: half board on both days
• Accommodation in wilderness cabins during the excursion
• Sauna in the evening
• Horse
• Equipment: helmet, winter overalls, gloves, sleeping bag
• Liability insurance