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Fosshestar

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We offer horse riding tours in Isafjordur. We take pleasure in introducing people from all over the world to the wonders of the Icelandic horse and the beautiful area of Westfjords. Our tours have been designed so that everyone can join us for a...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

insisted that when I got to Iceland I would ride an Icelandic Horse (had ridden them in Vermont yrs ago) Very Pleased w/ Fosshestar! upon seeing the quality tack, all well cared for, knew that this was good choice. introduced to horses, who all looked...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our riding experience with Fosshestar more than any other riding experience we have ever had. Not only are the Icelandic ponies beautiful and comfortable to ride, but the staff there provided exceptional service. Clearly they are concerned about the welfare...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

My wife Courtney and I were thrilled everything about this tour from the ease of boooking, customer service, how well the animals are treated to the ride itself which is tranquil and has spectacular views. We visited in the summer of 2017.

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Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Despite frequently visiting Iceland, I've refrained from riding the beautiful Icelandic ponies due to my subtle fear of horses. On my last visit with a friend, she demanded we go horseback riding. We were staying in Isafjordur, so we searched for local farms online and...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We were so happy with Fosshestar and riding horses through the beautiful West Fjords. Fosshestar made us feel comfortable, relaxed, and matched us with amazing ponies! They were well mannered and easy to ride. It was such a great experience and I would go back...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful day riding through the countryside. Our tour guide was excellent. She knew we were nervous about riding and gave us excellent tips and let us get to know our horse prior to the ride. She made us feel...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We stayed one day at Isafjordur during our cruise. The contact to Arni to plan our trip was absolutely great. We arranged in advance, that they would pick us up at the port. Once there, Nathalie picked us up as planned and took us to...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We went to ride/tour (a group of 5 of us) and it was an AMAZING experience. The views were unbelievable. We felt like we were in a movie - but better. The horses were extremely well trained so the people in our group who didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We are not horse riders at all but we had a wonderful day learning how to ride these beautiful Icelandic horses. We rode through beautiful countryside and it’s an experience I’ll never forget. If you’re in Isafjordur it’s a must do for a true local...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Before our ride we could first ride on the horses in the hall. After that we had a very pleasant but also a little adventurous ride.We enjoyed the stay on the farm very much.

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Superdave1957
1 April 2017|
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Response from IcelandMassi | Property representative |
We pick our guests up at the tourist information centre. About a 5 minute walk from the ship.
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travelbug8002016
6 August 2016|
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Response from IcelandMassi | Property representative |
Our horses are off duty at that time. We try to keep their rutines as regular as possible and only do tours at 10:00 or/and at 14:00
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donnalynn2
14 July 2016|
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Tour length: Approximately 2,5 hours (actual riding time approximately 1-1,5 hours depending on the size of your group since larger groups need more time to get the horses ready). Limits: Maximum weight 115kg (255... More
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