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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

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Address: Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal...

The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.

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One of the most memorable experience from the visit to magical Iceland. Very warm, fun, welcoming owner, gorgeous horses with such a kind and playful nature and stunning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most memorable experience from the visit to magical Iceland. Very warm, fun, welcoming owner, gorgeous horses with such a kind and playful nature and stunning, unforgettable scenery.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Begga is a phenomenal instructor and put all of the riders in our group (ranging from novice to advanced) at ease with her sunny disposition. We enjoyed the classic riding tour and learned so much about the horses and the history of the land. The tour was about two hours in duration and there were several accompanying instructors who were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this based on reviews saying it was fine for any level of riding ability. I was a bit dubious though as I haven't seen this done well before. What a pleasant surprise! I have lessons every week and have been riding most of my life. There was one other person who was confident riding, everyone else was beginner... More 

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Milford, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Becca, the owner & our guide has a passion for Iceland, horses and people ~ and we felt her love! We had a funny & informative info session about Icelandic horses. The ride into the lava fields was beautiful. Becca and her guides were well aware of everyone's levels of experience and everyone had a chance to learn the Icelandic... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner was our guide, and got a bit jokey for my liking but was super friendly and helped cater our horse companions to our riding experiences. I was also impressed she stopped to pick up trash from other tourists out on the trails. Her assistants were also helpful in improving our riding and having the horses cooperate throughout the... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Iceland! The owner and staff are absolutely amazing, the horses are so well-taken care of, the landscape is breath-taking. I would recommend booking a tour through this company to anyone heading to Iceland!

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guides were excellent and spoke perfect English, amongst other languages. The horses are amazing. Unique to Iceland and worth a visit while you're here. The guides tailor the ride to your ability and bravery. Make sure you wear the appropriate clothes for the time of year. People were very cold in January, even with heavy coats and layers.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kinda a must do when your here, worth every krona. Owner is funny, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Mmmmmmmmm

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Naperville, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This riding experience was amazing. It was the highlight of my weekend trip to Iceland! The tour group leader and business owner, Begga, was a hoot and ensured that all enjoyed a safe and fun riding experience. She also made sure that all riders experienced the Tolt. Our ride included both experienced riders and riders that had never been on... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the time of our lives on a 90-minute family horseback ride last week with Islenski Hesturinn. The equestrian center is less than 20 minutes from downtown Reykjavik but you feel like you are far, far away from the city. The lava park is a tremendous setting filled with unique geology and history plus the terrain you ride on... More 

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