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Solhestar

#3 of 12 Outdoor Activities in Selfoss Features Animals
Selfoss, Iceland
+354 892 3066
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The best experience of our whole trip!

From the moment we drove into the stables I knew we were in the right place, the owner greeted us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Deborah Menta M
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London, United Kingdom
One of my favorite experiences ever

I'm a horse person, so I may be a bit biased because i have always longed to ride a majestic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“horse riding” (29 reviews)
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Selfoss, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we drove into the stables I knew we were in the right place, the owner greeted us with such a warm smile and a wonderful welcome from the gorgeous dog! who accompanied our ride.We were given hats, boots and waterproofs and then...More

1  Thank Deborah Menta M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a horse person, so I may be a bit biased because i have always longed to ride a majestic Icelandic horse. I did a quick ride because my kids and husband didnt want to ride. The guides werw great, horses were well-behaved and fun...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a terrific experience with this company - Joy was very professional and went the extra mile even after the ride was over as she delivered some items I had left there. She was knowledgeable and experienced and very personable. The horses were well...More

1  Thank maryptravels2016
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this ride so much, the staff were very friendly, scenery was breathtaking and the horses were amazing - totally fallen in love!!

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I read some of the bad reviews and they're not wrong but they probably should've done a different ride. We did the 1 hour ride around the farm. It was bad weather but they provided all the gear, including 66 degree rain gear which was...More

Thank chip2139
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Altough I signed up for a Sólhestar tour because if its Selfoss location, due to the fact that I read beforehand that tours with the stables close to Reykjavik mostly ride next to the motorway, and was taken to its Reykjavik stables the tour turned...More

Thank hazelite
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We caught a rainy day which was absolutely no problem. We were warmly welcomed by our guide. Helmets, jackets, pants... everything was ready in different sizes. We were two beginners and enjoyed good advices by our guide who was very helpful at all times. Our...More

Thank michelr536
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I rode an adorable Icelandic horse, with such a very lovely nature, called Nota. We went out on a just over 2 hours ride, with a very wonderful guide called Kim. All the horses were a lovely temperament. The lava paths were great to ride...More

1  Thank Angela H
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This company was very accommodating! My friend and I booked this tour 20 minutes before pickup and they had availability! We were picked up right at one and taken to see the horses. They gave us some better wind resistant gear and then helped us...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

As a person who loves to try new things, this has been a very pleasant experience. My horse's name is Plessi and she is the sweetest horse ever. She is beautiful, too. Very forgiving to a novice like me. Our guide is very helpful and...More

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nrelam
We will be staying in Selfoss. Are you close to our location? Do you accept all ages? My mother, who is in good physical shape, wants to ride an Icelandic horse but she's 85. If the horses are gentle, which I've heard they are, would you allow her to ride? We probably should limit riding time to 1 1/2 hours at the most.
20 January 2017|
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