The HJC Manege (riding school) in Tolbert is a perfect place for horseback riding. Being one of the best riding schools in the northern part of the Netherlands, the riding centre has a lot to offer for horse fans.

The Westerkwartier also has wonderful riding routes. For an overview go to 


On the estate of Nienoord in Leek different riding paths are developed. You also have the possibility to do a track that includes a water feature.

In the forrest of Trimunt you can find a path with a length of 1,5 km. At the Tourist Information Point Nienoord one can find different kinds of route descriptions. These descriptions consist of four cards with routes that cross the Westerkwartier from west to east and north to south.