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“Amazing horseback ride”
Review of Nupshestar

Nupshestar
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Owner description: Nupshestar – Riding Tours offer a horse rental and horse riding tours in South Iceland. In offer are short riding tours and a few days riding tours in Thjorsa Valley. We welcome any kind of experience riders. We also offer custom tours for all kind of groups.
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I had an amazing 3 hour ride. I`ve been riding for about five years and I must say that horses are very obedient and unexpectedly comfortable. If you come here, you definitely have to try tolt, special horse walk that only Icelandic ponies can do. The nature around farm is beautiful and one of the most entertaining things is crossing a river. Everyone was very friendly, helpful and spoke English very well. I also love that they took photos, since you can`t take any bag with you. The photos look great and are a priceless memory of the superb adventure.
Depending on the duration of your trip you should dress warm enough and have something waterproof in case it starts raining.
Thank you all again for the amazing time I had with you!

1  Thank SaraCrepi
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Everything except from the rain was perfect! Very professional and amazing trip. Was away for 3 days with great horses, very good food and service and super professional guides.
Thanks to Svenni, Elwira and their team

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

3 days horseback riding trip with Nupshestar to the inland of Iceland was an unforgettable experience. We were a group of 6: four grownups and two teenage girls.
The owners Elwira and Sveinn, together with their staff, treated us as friends, from their hearts, as well did their horses, a herd of 19 beautiful and willing animals .
All our gear was 1st class, saddles and reins, as well as waterproof garments, new, clean and well kept.
Food offered is special, served the old fashioned Icelandic farmer style. Meat from their farm as well as homemade bread, jam and smoked lamb. Also vegetables from the neighbouring farmer. Two nights were spent in a mountain hut.
Riding 35-40 km a day is unique, uphill and downhill, black sand or crossing rivers…...
We are grateful to Elwira and Sveinn to offer us this wonderful opportunity to experience the Icelandic nature in the most charming and delightful way.
Sævar Karl Ólason
Reykjavik

1  Thank Erla T
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

The ride with my daughter 16.7 exceeded my expectations. we got to ride in an hour from first contact. We were first timers and they really took the time to adjust the saddles and telling us how to ride and mount etc. In the 1 hour ride we got to cross a deep river. Watch out, you might need dry shoes : )

Complimentary photos that I received today were great quality shots. The family and our co-rider were really friendly. To top it paying with credit card is convenient. I usually never give reviews but feel compelled to now.

Thank You for creating an experience instead of just renting a horse : )

1  Thank Jaakko S
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had a wonderful 1 hour horseback riding tour with our children. Elwira, Svenni and the guides Zoe and Stefanie made a great experience for all of us out of that. Even our 4-years old son could ride his own horse and got his "private" guide. We also appreciated, that they took a lot of photos from us. The farm is a bit off the main roads but it is well worth the trip. It is nicely located by a hillside and the people are great. Not for the least it is good value for the money.

1  Thank ckalthoff
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