Welcome to Horseactivy Valkas's webpage!

Our company offers outdoor activities with horses and donkeys in beautiful surroundings of our potato farm in Loppi in Southern Finland. People are welcome to relax and experience new things with our animals. We have two Mediterranean miniature donkeys that will melt everybody's heart with their kind and friendly nature. There are only about 16 of these miniature donkeys in Finland. At our place you can also get to know how potato farming works in Finland.
 
Here you can find out about our services. All activities can be modified according to your wishes so if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Contact information you can find here.
 

Guided forest walks with miniature donkeys

We go out in the forest to walk with friendly Mediterranean miniature donkeys. We enjoy the beautiful Finnish forest scenery and stop for a picnic lunch in the middle of the way. You have a guide with you all the way who also tells you how to handle the donkeys. Everybody can take turns in leading the donkeys. In autumn is also possible to pick berries and mushrooms and let the donkeys carry those back home.

For 2 – 20 people. No need for previous knowledge about donkeys. You will need outdoor clothing according to the weather and walking shoes.

Duration: In summer time 1-3 hours (April to October), winter time 1 hour (November to March, no picnic).

Get to know the miniature donkeys and potato farming

Visit to our potato farm Aromäki in Loppi and get to know our donkeys. You will see how Finnish potato farming works and what are the steps of producing quality potato for the customers (cultivation, storage, handling, packaging). You will also get to know farms mascots, rare Mediterranean miniature donkeys. In the summertime you can plant potatoes or pick up our own potatoes from the ground. We can modify the day as you like it from the following activities:


History of the farm – Know the differences between potato varieties – Potato tasting – Art making with potatoes – Planting bucket potato – Picking up the potatoes – Walk with the donkeys – Riding with a horse – Feeding the animals

For 5 – 20 people. You will need outdoor clothing according to the weather. Can be arranged from April to September.

Duration: 4 hours.

 

 

 

Horseactivity lessons

Come by yourself or with your friends to enjoy the company of our animals. In these lessons you can learn how to communicate with horses and donkeys and how to take care of them (grooming, feeding, handling). We can do many different things with the animals, for example go for a ride, try donkey agility, go for a walk in the forest, clean the stable, observe the life of the animals or make horse subject art.
 
For 1-4 people. No need for previous knowledge of horses or donkeys. You will need outdoor clothing according to the weather and walking shoes. Can be arranged year around.
 
Duration: 1,5 hours.