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Horseback riding is an integral part of the traditional Transylvanian scene and the naturally gentle Icelandic horse provides excellent riding opportunities. We have chosen the Icelandic Horse because of its gentle, friendly disposition and calm manner that make them a delight for anyone to ride. Their two unique gaits, the tölt and the pace, provide a remarkably smooth way to travel over rugged terrain, making long hours in the saddle more comfortable. The tölt is what makes riding Icelandic such a pleasure, with its flowing 4-beat gait providing the sensation of floating while being seated firmly in the saddle. We organize half day or one day trips in the surrounding mountains.For our prices check our Tours and Offers.
Leave your stressful life behind and explore a hidden place away from the tourist rush and off the beaten path.
Our first 4 horses arrived from Iceland
In September 2007 we bought our first horses from Iceland.
The Ranch is owned by the Albert family. The icelandic horse has easily adapted to wather and land conditions in Romania since, here in Ivo valley we have cool sommers and hard winthers.
Other 4 horses arrived to Ivo
Since our first horses loved the weather and climate of Ivo valley we decided to buy 4 more. In June 2009 they arrive to our ranch healthy and eager to meet they new environment.
We bought 8 horses from Iceland
In September 2010 eight new Icelandics arrive to our ranch from Iceland.
The firs two baby horses
The firs two little icelandic horses are borne at the Ranch: Sölgi and Samson von Ivo. Two healthy little boys.
Our ranch has 31 horsesSince 2007, when the first four horses arived from Iceland the ranch grew a lot, and now we have 31 horses from whitch 14 were borne here in Ivo and all of them are registered in WorldFengur - the studbook of origin for the Icelandic horses.
Our firstbornes first riding toursFrom our 31 horses 18 are rideable. This year we started to work with our firstborne ones Sölgi and Samson.
Our Indoor riding hall was openedOur indoor equestrian arena opened in October 2019 is ideal for horse riding lessons and seminars during the cold season.
We have 33 horsesFrom our 33 horses 30 are rideable. We organise long and short riding tours in the region of the Harghita Mountains.