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Solhestar

#3 of 12 Outdoor Activities in Selfoss Features Animals
Selfoss, Iceland
+354 892 3066
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Beach Riding Tour

Beach riding tour is highly recommended to all with some riding experience. On this tour you really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ritvaalaniemi
,
Stockholm, Sweden
via mobile
Wonderful experience to experience these amazing Icelandic horses

Our group of 12 women riders ranged from age 13 to mid-60s whose riding skills ranged from beginner... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maureen G
,
McLean, Virginia
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Selfoss, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beach riding tour is highly recommended to all with some riding experience. On this tour you really have the chance to ride, around 28 kilometres. Solhestar has small groups which we preferred, a very helpful and kind guide. The horses are so nice and well...More

Thank ritvaalaniemi
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of 12 women riders ranged from age 13 to mid-60s whose riding skills ranged from beginner to advanced. We were all well-matched with horses appropriate to our riding level and we all got to experience that unique gait, the Tolt. Our two-hour ride...More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of four with two young children (5 and 6.5 year olds). We were worried about the kids riding since none of us had done so prior. I emailed them a week before we left and they immediately responded confirming they would...More

Thank peachytraveler1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sólhestar offers an approx. 25km ride from the beach to the stable. Small groups- I was the only rider in this ride. The beach, nature, mountains are beautiful. My horse was safe and willing, a pleasure to ride. My guide, Elise was very nice and...More

1  Thank SatAtmaKaur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went the second time with Solhestar; this time the new Heidmörk route. We were only 5 riders + guide. The horses were well chosen; I got Mercedes, a very eager black mare. My boyfriend got a big horse, can't remember the Icelandic name but...More

Thank Ariella1234
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Solhestar for horseback riding based on a recommendation from a tourist info office. There are many options in the Reykjavik area but I am so glad we came here! The free shuttle was early, and when we got to the barn the...More

Thank sayard7
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very convenient. Just book tour in advance and company will send minivan to pick you up at your hotel. Employees are well-trained with the horses, helpful to amateur riders like me, and very friendly. Had a good time!

Thank arswanson
Reviewed 1 May 2017

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 24 April 2017

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

Thank frontpageink
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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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