Discover the Joy of Animal Companionship

Explore EKT Rideskole og Husdyrpark

Join us for an unforgettable experience with our friendly animals and engaging riding activities designed for children of all ages.

Established in 1954 - decades of experience

The place in Oslo for horses and farm animals

Only 10 minutes from the city centre, we offer a variety of activities and experiences for families and children. From riding lessons and outdoor riding to petting animals and educational activities, there’s something for everyone. Our park is a perfect place to connect with nature and learn about animal care in a fun and interactive environment.

Petting Zoo and Pony Riding

Our petting zoo allows children to get up close and personal with a variety of friendly farm animals.
We have 10 different species that walk freely about.

Open 10 am – 5 pm Monday to Sunday.
NOK 90 per person.
Pony riding NOK 50.
Ticket sales at the entrance.

Educational Activities

Join our educational activities to learn about animal care, farm life, and the importance of preserving nature.

Half day courses for children 6-12 years.

Herding goats

Join us for an unforgettable experience leading the herd of goats in the forest, just like a traditional shepherd. This group activity is perfect for families with children of all ages, school classes from 1st grade to high school seniors, and can be enjoyed by solo children aged 10 and above.

The activity fosters teamwork both one-on-one and within larger groups, creating a fun and educational experience. Bookings are available upon request, with a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 30.

Time slots are from 9 am to 10 am, priced at NOK 150 per person.

Birthday party at the farm

On a birthday in the petting zoo, the children can be among the animals in a pleasant environment. They can play on the tractor track and on the trampolines, and say hello to the ponies. Close contact with animals is both fun and exciting for children.There is plenty of space to play and explore both inside the stables and in the areas outside. A nice room furnished with chairs and tables for max 20 children is available for you to for eating food and cake of your own choice.

Café Opening Hours

Monday 10-16
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10-16
Friday 10-16
Saturday 10-17
Sunday 10-17

How to find us

Bus 74 Mortensrud (from the city centre). Bus stop: Ekeberghallen.

Bus 34 Ekeberg Hageby/Simensbråten (from the city centre). Bus stop: Ekeberg Camping.

Tram 19 or 13. Tram stop: Sportsplassen and Jomfrubråten

Our Services, not available in summer holidays (22th of June - 18th of Aug)

Birthday party with horse riding

Children’s birthday with pony rides is the perfect way to celebrate the big day! The children can pet and snuggle with the animals in the petting zoo, play on the tractor track and trampolines, and of course try their hand at horseback riding. All the children can try adapted riding according to their level, with a riding instructor as their guide. Our bright and pleasant birthday room is equipped for food service and can be decorated as you wish.

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Horse and carriage - or sleigh rides in winter!

Explore the enchanting experience of horse and carriage rides Weather permitting, our lovely Norwegian Døla horse will take you on a leisurely tour of Ekebergparken.

Mid-August to end of June: Tickets  at NOK 90 per person and can be purchased on-site Sundays 12-4pm.
Private parties: Make your reservation today!

When winter comes and there is enough snow, we bring out the sleigh and put bells on the horse.

A delightful adventure suitable for all ages awaits you.

Riding Lessons

Our riding lessons cater to children of all skill levels, providing a safe and enjoyable way to learn horseback riding.

Therapeutic Riding

We offer therapeutic riding sessions designed to improve physical and emotional well-being through interaction with horses.

Explore Our Attractions

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Plan Your Visit Today!

Don’t miss out on the fun and excitement we can provide for you! Whether you’re looking to enjoy our diverse range of farm animals or sign up the children for our engaging activities, we have something for everyone. Click below to watch (You Tube) how a perfect summer day can be in the Petting Zoo – or dream about a charming sleigh ride in winter wonderland with our fabulous Norwegian Dole horse.

Dont hestitate to call us for enquieries +47 22199786