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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

#3 of 255 Outdoor Activities in Reykjavik Features Animals
Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 434 7979
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Amazing Experience

Just the perfect place when you have never been on a horse before. We received detailed riding... read more

Reviewed today
Anshul G
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Tolt on!

Despite driving rain and wind, everyone on this Icelandic horse trek today came back with a huge... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mary M
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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.
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  • Average1%
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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
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+354 434 7979

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Reviewed today via mobile

Just the perfect place when you have never been on a horse before. We received detailed riding instruction & guidance for good 30 minutes before started riding. Salka in particular was outstanding, so much knowledge & understanding. All the team members in fact were very...More

Thank Anshul G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Despite driving rain and wind, everyone on this Icelandic horse trek today came back with a huge smile on their face! Our guide, Salka, gave a brief but comprehensive summary of how to ride an Icelandic horse to a group ranging from those who had...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very convenient location close to Reykjavik but still outside the city and near to some pretty scenery. My kids went on this tour and had a great time. My daughter is an experienced rider and my son is not and they both enjoyed the ride....More

Thank Carla G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am an experienced rider but my 68 year old mother has only rode a couple times in her life more than 30 years ago. This was an amazing experience for both of us. The staff was very encouraging and helpful! It is evident that...More

Thank Brooke M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful ride with lupines blooming every where and pseudo craters! Our guide gave delightful and entertaining pre-ride instructions about the Icelandic horses we would be riding. Horses were selected based on riders prior experience and comfort level. The horses were well mannered. No biting or...More

Thank jjordon515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so impressed with the quality of instruction and information about the horses and the landscape. We were matched to specific horses based on ability and were dropped off at microbar filled with Icelanders playing board games and for some beer tasters after the...More

Thank Nat1882
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting and special tour. See the landscape in a different way. Excellent guidance for newbies as well. Highly recommend it!

Thank Chloe G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the favorite thing that we did while in Iceland. Our host was funny and the staff were very nice and helpful. The trails that we rode were just amazing and it was just a wonderful experience.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience riding horses - our guide was Orsi, and I really appreciated the time that he took to explain the horses, explain how to ride them properly, and to make sure that everyone was safe. Throughout the ride he would pause...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this horseback riding experience. Horses are clearly well cared for, well behaved, and a pleasure to ride. The owner/guide made the outing all the more enjoyable with her sense of humor, her joy in sharing the horseback riding experience, and her knowledge....More

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randolphclan
what is the average cost for this tour?
17 May 2017|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
Hi The riding tour only (excluding combo tours) costs 14500 ISK now. Regards, Sveinn Atli
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debbauserman
I'm an experienced rider and would like to experience tolting. Do you have groups for more advanced riders? Thanks!
26 March 2017|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
Hi We always do the tölt on our tours and we choose the horses in accordance with the riders experience. Hope to see you :) Regards, Sveinn Atli
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PlymouthPilgrimPat
Wondering how far it is from Reykjadalur Hot Springs? We'd like to pair a 1/2 day ride followed by 1/2 day hike.
14 March 2017|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
You can easily drive to Hveragerði (where the hike to Reykjadalur starts) in about 20 minutes (or even less) from where we are. So if you start with a morning tour with us, you can be in Hveragerði around 1 pm (if you drive... More
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