Riding stables in the Weimarer Land

A paradise for horse lovers

Whether you want to learn to ride or are saddle-fast, the horse farms in Weimarer Land inspire with extensive offers for a holiday on a horse farm.

Riding- and driving club – Apolda

  • Riding lessons for beginners and advanced riders
  • Cross-country rides Children’s training in the indoor and outdoor arena
  • Haflinger, warm-blooded horse pension


Reit- und Fahrverein Apolda e.V.
Auenstraße 26a
99510 Apolda
Tel: +49 (0)160 97331058

Eckolstädt Riding and Driving Club e. V.

Eckolstädt is a small idyllic village in the Saaleplatte municipality in the easternmost part of the Weimarer Land region. You can reach Reiterhof Heß in Eckolstädt by taking the well-maintained country road from Apolda and Camburg or by turning off the B 88 between Naumburg and Jena in Camburg. The riding stable works with large horses and riding ponies. Offers include boarding boxes, indoor riding arena with grandstand, riding lessons by experienced riding instructors for children and adults, lessons for beginners, hobby and professional riders, and much more.

Riding stable Becker – Goldbach

  • Jumping place
  • Indoor riding arena
  • Riding lessons for children and adults
  • Horse boarding
  • annual riding and jumping competitions


Rosshof Becker
Goldbach 5
99510 Ilmtal-Weinstraße
Tel: +49 (0)36462 32905

Horse-drawn carriage and carriage rides – Großheringen

A carriage ride through the varied nature of the Weimarer Land is a real experience at any time of year.
Carriage and horse-drawn carriage rides can be organised by appointment.


Kremser- und Kutschfahrten Großheringen
Fam. Agthe
Camburger Str. 8
99518 Großheringen
Tel: +49 (0)36461 21626

Hengstbachhof – Hetschburg

The Hengstbachhof is located in the idyllic landscape conservation area “Mittleres Ilmtal” at the mouth of the Hengstbach stream into the Ilm. Hetschburg is nestled in meadows, forests, fields and the Ilmaue with its most beautiful paths, and yet it is close to the attractions of the cultural city of Weimar. The equestrian farm works with Trakehners, Hanoverians, Thuringians and other warmbloods.

Country Pension and Riding Stable Fiala – Hopfgarten

The equestrian farm is located between the cities of Erfurt and Weimar. Visitors can look forward to a family atmosphere paired with home-style cooking and home-baked cakes. About 30 riding ponies up to Haflinger size offer varied and interesting riding holidays even for children without parents. Young riders and those who want to become riders can learn the art of riding in the riding hall or in the riding arena. Advanced riders can experience the attractive landscape on extended cross-country rides.

Golden Vita Ranch – Kleinlohma

In the beautiful Kleinlohma near Blankenhain, the Golden Vita Ranch accommodates horses modelled on nature. In the paddock trail, the horses can meet their natural needs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Cattle of the German Angus breed are also bred. On offer: Horse boarding, guest horse stalls, horse training, riding lessons, cattle sales.


Golden Vita Ranch
Contact person: Luisa Wachtelborn
An der Wache 7 a
99444 Blankenhain
Tel.: +49 (0)160 1524739

Riding stable Zwickel – Kösnitz

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, guests can experience a farm holiday with lots of animals with the Zwickel family. House garden, hunting lodge, playground and camping facilities are available. There are plenty of animals: medium and large horses of various breeds, ponies, sheep, dogs, cats, rabbits, goats and pigs.


Reiterhof Zwickel
Contact person: Manuela Zwickel
OT Kösnitz
Im Dorfe Nr. 20
99518 Bad Sulza
Tel: +49 (0)36464 7045

Riding and Driving Club Weimar-Linda

The complex is fantastically situated on the edge of a nature reserve and can be quickly reached via the motorway, which is only 3 km away. The cities of Erfurt, Jena and Weimar are no more than 20 minutes away by car. Offers include lungeing circles for beginners, paddocks, horse training, riding instructors and lessons for adults and children from 6 years of age and recreational and trail riding.

Twin-S-Ranch – Linda

  • Organisation of group trips, day trips, school trips, club trips, riding holidays
  • Renting of horse boxes for large horses and ponies
  • Riding arena
  • Round Pen
  • Indoor riding arena
  • Thuringian specialities and cowboy-style dishes in the Cattleman’s Bar & Cantina

Pension- and Riding stable Berles GbR – Obernissa

Whether big or small – everyone is welcome here. The riding stable has the right school horse or pony for everyone, whether beginner or advanced. The offer includes lunge lessons for the little ones, group lessons for the older ones, but also individual private lessons in dressage and jumping for advanced riders up to medium level.
Children from the age of 4 are introduced to the feeling and handling of the horse as a partner in a playful way. Children have the opportunity to take part in lead rein or lungeing competitions with ponies.


Reiterhof Obernissa
Contact person: Benno Berles
Windmühle 9
99198 Obernissa
Tel.: +49 (0)36203 91162
Mobil: +49 (0)176 10181042
Website: https://www.reitstall-berles.de/