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Eld Hestar Horseback Tours

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810 Hverageroi | Vollum, Hveragerdi, Iceland
+354 480 4800
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Loved it!

I booked the tour for experienced riders, starting in the morning for about 2,5 hours. I was lucky... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra I
no horseback tour for us but a fabulous show in the riding arena

we didn't come here to ride. We saw a wonderful show of these great volcano and multi colored... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Marion W
Seattle, Washington
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810 Hverageroi | Vollum, Hveragerdi, Iceland
+354 480 4800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked the tour for experienced riders, starting in the morning for about 2,5 hours. I was lucky that there was only 1 other person on this tour and that he could actually ride a horse. Therefore we speeded up quite often. The surrounding was...More

Thank Sandra I
Reviewed 24 September 2017

we didn't come here to ride. We saw a wonderful show of these great volcano and multi colored horses. They are a 5-gaited breed which you will learn about during the show. Each one is explained during the riding performance. Pretty amazing. At first these...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I'd never ridden a horse before, so when my friend suggested a horseback tour I was definitely a little dubious. Nevertheless, I agreed and I'm so glad that I did! We booked the cheapest tour (7.700 ISK), the Countryside Charm, which was 1 hour long...More

Thank ando741
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I am a moderately experienced rider and knew that we were booking a trail ride that would be ordered. I was surprised that we were able to ride at tult and that individuals with a more experience were given a chance to experience a little...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Hestar booked our touring group 1 day later than we actually booked for. After numerous phone calls and an hour and a half wait in Reykjavik, we were taken to lunch and supposed to be 1 1/2 hour horse back riding tour. We waited an...More

Thank Ellyn C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I had looked forward to riding in Iceland for many years and paid a lot of money ( our dollar is weak) and travelled a long way to do a full day ride on an Icelandic horse. I booked the volcano Hengill and hot spring...More

1  Thank charlihorse
infoM641UZ, Public Relations Manager at Eld Hestar Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review of your recent tour with us. We are very sorry that you experienced this tour as disappointing and boring. We consider the tour descriptions on our website very detailed, informing guests about what is included in the tour....More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We booked the Landmannalaugar Wilderness tour a year ago. Although my husband and I were both competent riders, we decided to get fit and had a lesson weekly, as well as a couple of long treks. Our preparation was just right, little muscle pain or...More

1  Thank Grandmaiceland
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Really wonderful tour, guide was fantastic, horses were amazing. Highly recommend the Volcano Hengill & Hot Spring Valley tour for intermediate or above riders. The scenery is so gorgeous, and the break at the hot spring was so much fun. Really lovely tour.

Thank llilly20
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We loved riding with them. They offer no many tours so you can pick was works best. We had even ridden before and had a great time!

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 16 May 2017

What a truly great experience. I took a two-hour ride and was so impressed with the caring, responsible guides (and the attention to the horses' well-being as much as ours). We shifted between a walk and a tölt much of the time (so thrilling to...More

Thank Izzy2626
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Michael D. H
29 May 2017|
Response from Sigrún A |
Hi are you using eldhestar.is ? and here you can contact them: Tel: +354 480 4800 · E-mail: info@eldhestar.is Hope this helps :)
Natalie E
21 June 2016|
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Response from SeacoastSally | Reviewed this property |
I haven't personally, just a day ride (and loved it) but I know others who have done it. They recommend it if you have experience riding. You spend a lot of time on the horses, obviously, and you're exposed to more elements... More
17 May 2016|
Response from charlie m | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but the Icelandic horses are a very gentle breed.