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Laxnes Horse Farm

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Laxnes Horse Farm is a family run business and the oldest tour operator in Iceland. Founded in 1968, the farm offers horseback riding tours all year round for travelers interested in the gentle Icelandic horse.
Laxnes, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
+354 566 6179
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely horses . Was a nice little stop off . Owners were very pleasant. Would highly recommend. Very cute.

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the highlight of my trip to Iceland! I literally cannot say enough positive things about this place. I was picked up at my hotel and brought to the most beautiful ranch, with sprawling hills and gorgeous mountains as a backdrop. The remarkable Icelandic...More

Thank TheOatmealGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved riding the Icelandic horses at Laxnes Farm. The scenery was great and the horses were very gentle and sure footed. My horse was Saga and she wanted to be right up front of the group. My wife's horse was Bailey and stayed behind my...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I enjoy a very windy afternoon at Laxnes Horse Farm in early September. We had booked the horseback riding and whale watching as a combination tour. The seas were rough and we ended up cancelling the whale watching part of the tour....More

Thank Lokaloni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a trip to the horse farm in conjunction with Silfra snorkeling, and didn’t really know what to expect. However, we had an AMAZING time. Horseback riding in Iceland is simply a MUST.

Thank austint675
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Do not miss riding Icelandic horses through the varied and beautiful terrain on Icelandic horses. Origins of the Icelandic horse go back over 1000 years ago when the Vikings brought their Nordic horses to the island. All of the horses are purebred and if sent...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

My sister and I completed this tour yesterday and we can't stop talking about how much FUN we had. The guides and owners were all very friendly and the horses are obviously well loved and sweetly spirited. My horse was a complete love bug and...More

Thank Marissa P
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Whether you are out for horseriding or just to experience Icelandic nature nearby Reykjavík, Laxnes horse rental is the place to visit. You just get what you want, no fancy irrealistic overdone exaccurated atmosphere but more real natural farming one. I know Laxnes from over...More

Thank Snorri H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is just one thing that I didn't like and it was that the group was very big. Despite, I really enjoyed the ride. My pretty horse was a bit nervous in the beginning but I think we both got along very well and he...More

Thank Margarita S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This entire experience was a blast. Fun, friendly and fantastic views! The Icelandic horses are beautiful, strong and sturdy. I love doing something everyday that scares me a little. I’m not a regular horse rider so to experience English saddle was a little scary. I...More

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17 September 2018|
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Response from Haukur T | Property representative |
Hi, Yes there is a limit of 120kg which is 264lbs. He’ll be fine 🤠👍
8 July 2018|
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Response from Haukur T | Property representative |
Yes, there is plenty of parking at the farm. You’ll need to email us if he’s joining the van so we can reserve a seat, otherwise no problem, we have coffee and wifi at the saloon ;)
Eric D
8 February 2018|
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Response from Haukur T | Property representative |
Hi, Dropoff for the morning tour is at the latest 13:00 and afternoon by 17:00. If there’s heavy snowfall this might be offset by up to 15 min as trafgic may be slow. Haukue