Knut Torpe, the founder of Ocoee Horseride, came to the U.S. from Norway in 2015. In his home country he ran family owned horseback riding business his whole adult life. Knut’s father, Eirik Torpe, founded the rancho in 1965 welcoming visitors from all over Europe to come and horseback ride in the majestic mountains of Norway every summer. This has been Knut’s childhood growing up. Click here to learn more about Fjelldokkstølen, the Norwegian Farm.Work out when and for how long to visit Ocoee HorseRide and other Charleston attractions using our handy Charleston online day trip planner.
So, why Tennessee? After visiting TN Knut has quickly realised that the region has a large potential for this kind of business compared to colder climates of Norway. The Cleveland and Ocoee area attract large number of outdoor lovers coming here for whitewater rafting, mountain climbing, hiking, fishing, hunting and now horseback ridin
Ocoee HorseRide reviews
My husband and I had a great time on the hour ride, even booked another ride for 2 days later! Horses were great and just a nice ride in the woods on a fall day(s). Would definitely go again when we..... more »
We took our 7 and 11 Yr old grandsons for their birthday. We all really enjoyed it. The land is beautiful and you are on a wooded trail. Lots of ups and downs. I’m hoping to go on one of the longer... more »
Had the absolute best time! Staff was very helpful and kind! We were supposed to go for a 6 hr ride but it rained and they fully refunded us and let us go for a 1 hr one instead! Can’t wait to come do it again!
The guide's there are super sweet and the horses are very gentle. Had a great time. Love the surrounding area, very scenic. Can't wait to go again.
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