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The Ishestar Stables offers great facilities for riders. It’s set in beautiful surroundings just outside the town of Hafnarfjordur, about 10 minutes drive from Reykjavik. The facilities and its beautiful surroundings provide endless opportunities...more
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Tolt is a gait that Iceland horses (don't call them ponies) do, and it is so smooth one can hold a beer in one hand while control the horse with the reins with the other. This is not part of the experience, however, and may...More
The whole place is very welcoming from the offset and throughout, I have never been on a horseback before today and was quite nervous about it but now I would quite happily do it again, they have good factilites and protective wear and helmets. The...More
They take safety very seriously. A very well organized place for both advanced and beginner horse riders. Highly recommended to those who like to have a closer encounter with Icelandic horses. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Beautiful landscape and lovely horses!
Ischestar stables were great from the beginning, booking the trip to the trip itself. I booked online before I went, easy. They are reachable by phone or email. They pick you up from your hotel and drop you back after. There is all weather gear...More
We had minimal riding experience (less than 30 hours) but they are 100% accurate when they say these horses are perfect for novice riders. Hopped on unassisted and were able to enjoy a lengthy, beautiful ride through the very impressive lava fields outside Reykjavik. Would...More
We did the lava tour with Sabrina and Andrea and an Icelandic girl who's name I forgot.
We were a group of 3 with 2 kids. None of us had any experience but there was no problems.
We even sped up a couple of times...More
I had an absolutely amazing day at Ishestar, went on their Viking tour. Excellent horses, very service minded staff and all around a friendly atmosphere. All in all, experiencing the Icelandic nature from the back of an Icelandic horse is a true experience. Warmly recommended...More
We enjoyed this tour very much. The farm's shuttle bus picked us up from the apartment to the farm, where we put on our helmets, changed into the rubber boots, got safety instructions, and went into the stables. (Make sure to change into the rubber...More
I did the viking express tour for experienced riders. The hotel transfer service is a great addition, I was picked up/ dropped off with no trouble. This place is just wonderful!! they have a modern centre, where you can borrow hats, boots and warm weather...More
The horse riding was a brilliant experience for two people who are not riders.
We were picked up and taken to the stables, where we were given overalls and safety equipment. After a quick video, we were given our own Icelandic horse and we went...More