Photos from a friend

Rieferhof Photos A friend sent us photos of the place that she was fond of the most during her holidays. Photos from a friend © Copyright

In the woods on horseback

We offer our guests a numerous activities. Mainly path excursions in the Dolomites, but also Western film horseback riding courses for beginners and advanced, work with our bovines and mountain riding courses.You are also welcome to partecipate in archery, ping pong, bike riding, trekking, climbing, paraglinding or even to help at the ranch. In the woods […]

Our horses

Our horses were mostly born at the farm and bred in our Ranch. We place great importance on the horses achieving good confidence and ability on terrain from an early age. Our horses are ridden in the Western style. Our Riffe Boy is a stallion born on 03-04-2004. Quarter Haflinger. Boy has grown up with us on the Ranch, is […]


Welcome to the Rieferhof in the heart of the Dolomite mountains! Our mountainfarm is situated at an altitude of 1500 meters on the sunny and tranquill Villnöss-Valley. We have changed our small farm – ranch from agriculture into horseposture to extend into a horsebackriding-farm – ranch. Two appartments incl. (shower/toilet) and a south balcony with […]

Vacation in our ranch

A vacation in our ranch will give you peace, nature and adventure. Our farm – ranch is ideally situated. You can choose between horseback-riding, hiking, mountain-biking and many other activities. Take advantage of our Western Lounge or use the grill for a quiet evening. Vacation in our ranch

Our Horseman’s retreat Old Riffe

Our cozy Lounge provides snacks and drinks in country atmosphere, music and an open fire. Watch a beautiful sunset from our terrace, with a glass of Tyrolean wine, memorizing another great day in the mountains. Our Horseman’s retreat Old Riffe

Rieferhof our farm – ranch in the mountains

You will find our farm – ranch in the lovely Valley of Villnöss, at an altitude of 1.500 m above sea-level. It’s situated next to the forest, with a stunning view of the Geisler Mountains. Our house offers 2 apartments, each with a balcony facing south, with a fabulous view of the entire valley. The farm – […]

The Valley

The valley of Villnöss is part of the Eisack-Range, known to be one of the most beautiful and peaceful within the Dolomites. Our valley is situated in the heart of the Dolomites. It is bordering the Grödner Valley in the south and the Gader Valley in the east. The Puez-Geisler Park belongs to the protected […]

Riding in the Dolomites

Discover the Dolomites on horse back. Our horses are mostly Haflingers, known to be especially kind and sure-footed, trained in Western-style riding. They live in open air shelters, with plenty of space to roam. We are offering classes for beginners. You will love the comradeship between horse and rider. Riding in the Dolomites