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
So happy to find the Ocoee HorseRide!! We took the hour trail ride, it is a beautiful area for trail ride. The owner Knut is very knowledgeable, the horses are well trained and the trail was fun... more »
We took the hour long horseback ride and loved every minute of it. They know their horses and take very good care of them. My teenage boys enjoyed the adventure. The owner patiently answered every... 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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