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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 434 7979
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The Icelandic Horse- a relaxing riding experience

Begga is the owner and tour guide with professional and sense of humor. She introduces gaits and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hsieh B
Amazing!

This was an amazing experience! We had Orsey (not sure of correct spelling but it rhymed with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rpetticrew2016
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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lava fields” (118 reviews)
“tolt gait” (26 reviews)
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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
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+354 434 7979

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Begga is the owner and tour guide with professional and sense of humor. She introduces gaits and basic knowledge of communication with horse while riding. She also tells things about the Volcanic landscape. And Begga took pictures of us as no one can both do...More

Thank Hsieh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience! We had Orsey (not sure of correct spelling but it rhymed with horsey) as our guide and his love and passion and enthusiasm for horses and teaching was very apparent. He made the experience phenomenal! There were three in our...More

Thank rpetticrew2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were only 5 riders in our group but there was still a guide instructor plus a rear guard rider to keep an eye on everyone. Safety was emphasised with all gear provided. That meant helmets which smelt clean and fitted well, good boots, and...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the horses to the landscape to the guides, this tour was worth the entire trip to Iceland! The stables are only about 15 minutes from Reykjavik and the pick-up and drop-off were right from our hotel. Riding these spirited yet gentle horses was a...More

Thank Gail999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time riding the Icelandic horses and doing the Tölt! The horses were great, the staff friendly and amazing scenery. It was also only a short drive from Reykjavik.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, son and I joined Islenski Hesturinn on an afternoon ride. Orsi, our guide, was thorough in his explanations of riding the Icelandic horses. He was informative and funny, which made his preparations interesting. Our son, who's 35, had never been on a horse....More

1  Thank evanscaribbean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this tour! Begga, who is also the owner, was the guide. She was clearly very passionate about the horses and gave us a thorough understanding of what to expect prior to meeting our horse. There were plenty of people assisting when we first...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on our riding tour with Islenski Hesturinn. We had planned a tour with another company who unexpectedly backed out on us (no payment had been made) so we searched quickly and found this tour. They picked us up close to...More

Thank michaelj53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am an old guy (74) whose only experience with horses was riding a donkey on a beach at about 6 years old. I told the staff this and they gave me a lovely little "old lady" who was gentle and sure footed. I thoroughly...More

1  Thank BCbikeGuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the riding tour last week. The horse experience was absolutely wonderful. Despite the rain and cold, it was my favorite activity. Would have given 5 stars but the male tour guide was a bit of a jerk. Wouldn't take a pic of me and...More

Thank LW13_13
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malehan
12 October 2017|
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Response from Outbacklover | Reviewed this property |
That question should probably be sent directly to the business. I am not a horse expert.
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Sohayb S
19 September 2017|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
Yes, you can book them on our website. Regards, Sveinn
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Sohayb S
19 September 2017|
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Response from Carlton M | Reviewed this property |
Best to go to their website and check the calendar. I would imagine it would be a wee chilly in December.
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