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America 2 Iceland - Day Trips

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Borgarnes 311, Iceland
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Gudmar and his sister Linda are true professionals

People at Hestland took great care of the horses and made sure of the safety of the riders at every... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Debra B
Good quality horses, comfortable accommodation - Educate and Rejuvenate

I enjoyed my Educate and Rejuvenate trip a lot. I went as a single traveller so I was a little... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
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America2Iceland LLC is a company dedicated to planning and providing educational equine related trips in the Icelandic Horse’s native land Iceland.
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“hot tub” (2 reviews)
“linda” (4 reviews)
“rejuvenate” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Borgarnes 311, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

People at Hestland took great care of the horses and made sure of the safety of the riders at every stopping point. We would be in a fast Tölt for long periods of time where these horses would be in their gait effortlessly. The wranglers...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I enjoyed my Educate and Rejuvenate trip a lot. I went as a single traveller so I was a little worried about how the group would be, but everyone was very nice and the conversation was great. The guesthouse is basic but clean and comfortable,...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Our tour featured riding Icelandic Horses in the morning and then touring the surrounding area with award winning author Nancy Marie Brown (Song of the Vikings, Ivory Vikings, etc). I don't believe there is a better way to really understand the history, the Sagas and...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you have ridden or wish to ride Icelandic Horses, this 7 day clinic giv n under the direction of the esteemed Icelandic trainer, Gudmar Petursson, is right up your alley! Your day is spent relaxing, eating excellent food at the guesthouse, and best of...More

Thank Diane H
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

Very well organized, super friendly and first grade professional - from first contact to after-trip follow up! Thank you Rebecca! The cozy and clean accommodations at Stadarhus, the delicious food, the large riding facility, the amazing friendliness of staff, the incomparable riding instructions by Gudmar,...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

I am a very hard to person to please but let me tell you what a GREAT job Rebecca, Gudmar and Linda did planning and organizing this trip for me and my 10 family members!!!! The food was absolutely amazing and the conversation at the...More

Thank Terry A
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

I had an incredible time. The Educate and Rejuvenate trip exceeded my expectations. The staff was at Stadarhus was great and the food was wonderful. The trip included sightseeing, learning about this wonderful country from Nancy, expert on sagas and history, and, of course, riding...More

Thank LizW1932
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

I have been on numerous A2I trips and have enjoyed every one. They are differentiates from other treks by the quality of horses and tack and by the education provided by the pre-trek clinic or pre-ride lesson

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Thank Kathryn L
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

I have been to Iceland a number of times; the last three (or has it been four?) have been with America2Iceland. Having been to Iceland on horseback riding treks with a different group, I can say there is no comparison. America2Iceland does a great job...More

Thank Georgie A
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

My mom new she wanted to go to Iceland again and wanted it to be all about horses. We contacted Gudmar who gave us Rebecca's information. She was so helpful and created an amazing tour for us. The food, lodging and horse riding were all...More

1  Thank Chelsea A
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29 September 2015|
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We offer multi-day group trips, from 6-9 days depending on the trip. We also offer day trips that can be added onto our trips. For example, if you wanted to add a beach ride at the end of your trip you can. Please see our... More
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