in Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran
is a popular form of recreation in the home of the Haflinger horses
. These robust horses were once bred by farmers in Avelengo, and eventually the name Haflinger became established for the breed. Today the former pack animals are popular riding horses
In Avelengo, the riding stables
offer carriage services and riding lessons. Several companies also have special offers for families and horse lovers. On a Haflinger horse, one can experience the particularly intense beauty of the sunny landscape over the spa town of Merano/Meran.
During the summer, Haflinger horses can be seen on the mountain pastures in the Meran 2000 hiking area