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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.
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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
+354 434 7979
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed the horse ride through the wonderful volcanic landscape in the snow. Highly recommend Begga and her team. They are super friendly and very passionate horse riders !!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jana S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was SO impressed by this tour. I rode horses for ten years and riding Icelandic horses was such a unique and special experience, they're truly a beautiful animal. The horses were clearly so looked after and loved and Begga and Svien take care to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I completely loved this tour! Our tour guide was amazing and was very knowledgable- teaching us everything there is to know about the horses, the gaits, and the region. She was very thorough and was an amazing guide! We got to watch the sunset as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this tour and would recommend it to anyone. It was my first time riding a horse and was so much fun! Salka was a great tour guide and Mani was the best horse, so well trained and looked after. Perfect amount of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The two of us were probably the two most experienced riders of what was a group of about 12 taking the ride that day. The preparation was superb with clear instructions of what to do and not do, along with the interesting history of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Phil H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have ridden horses on and off most my life. Riding the Icelandic horses, Mani, was the BEST ride I have ever had. The Tolt was my favorite gate ever too. Begga and her husband run a hands down fantastic riding experience. You can see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking at these photos now, it brought me back to this moment that became such special memory. The experience was fantastic. ÍSLENSKI HESTURINN is run by a lovely Icelandic couple, Begga and Sveinn. I am glad I bumped into an American lady at the Perla...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RNunesLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do activity when you visit Reykjavik. Beggars is so passionate about her beautiful horses and creates a great experience for groups of all levels. We not only had a wonderful ride but were treated to a magic snowfall.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bhmacs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent experience. For two beginners (non riders), our guides made us feel completely safe on these amazing creatures. We had a thorough induction and history of the Icelandic horse before setting off and felt confident that we were in safe hands the whole way....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B6296KRstephanies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our riding tour so much! It was one of the highlights of our trip and we will never forget riding the beautiful Icelandic horses. Everyone at the farm was so wonderful and really thought carefully about which horse would perfectly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Divya D
19 September 2018|
Response from Daniela3162 | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean a pick up by the horse owners? They do pick ups from different locations in Reykjavic. Did you mean KEF airport?
Terry S
5 September 2018|
Response from Daniela3162 | Reviewed this property |
You can book a tour that includes the meal or one without. We chose the "horses and healthy food" tour. Hope that helps!
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Response from jenboards | Reviewed this property |
We just did this ride last night. I didn’t know what to expect for the scenery and was very pleased. It was beautiful.