Information in English

General information:

EKT is a “farm in the city” with various activities for the whole family: Animal Park, pony rides, horseback riding classes and more.

We can also offer horse & carriage rides, sleigh rides in wintertime, birthday parties among the animals with pony riding. Contact us to book.

Animal Park

Visit the horses, cows, goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits, geese, chickens, peacocks, ducks, swans and other swimming birds. All the animals walk around on the area, and like being petted by children.

Pony riding

Pony riding for children every day, Mon-Sun, all year round (no appointment needed).

Riding center

Established in 1954, EKT riding center and petting zoo is one of the most experienced and largest riding centers in Norway with over 30 ponies and horses and over 450 regular pupils every week. Most classes are for children and young people, on all levels. Various classes such as general horse riding with a focus on dressage, ground work for jumping, vaulting, horseback trips in the forest, general training in grooming and saddling, as well as drop-in in the weekends. We have a professional physiotherapist that gives riding lessons to over 70 physically and mentally disabled people every week.

Our riding principles are based on thorough basic training in how to balance your body on the horse, how to sit correctly and build up a feeling for riding through rhythm, balance and pace.

Opening hours

1.March – 31.October (summer): Animal park open 9.30-5.30 pm (Mon-Sun), Pony riding for children from 11-3 pm on weekdays, from 11-5 pm weekends.
1. November-29.February (winter): Animal Park is open 10-5 pm (Mon-Sun), Pony riding for children from 11-3 pm on weekdays, from 10-4 pm weekends.

Entry to the Animal park, day ticket NOK 50, – per person.
Children under 2 years of age free admission.
Pony riding for children NOK 40,-.


Contact information:

EKT Rideskole og Husdyrpark AS
Phone: +47 22 19 97 86
Fax: +47 22 68 21 13

Visiting address
Ekebergvn. 99, 1181 Oslo, Norway

How to get there
Bus #74 directions Mortensrud (from the city center), bus stop: Ekeberghallen.
Bus #34 direction Ekeberg Hageby (from the city center), bus stop: Ekeberg Camping
Tram: #18 og #19 direction Ljabru, tram stop: Jomfrubråten or Sportsplassen.
We also have a free parking lot.

Post address
Pb.12 Bekkelagshøgda, 1109 Oslo, Norway

Official business information
Organization number: 987 022 140
Account number: 6062 06 31526

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