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Lysuholl Short Rides

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Great experience for beginners to intermediate riders

I am a slightly experienced horseback rider, and I visited here with friends who were beginners. We... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Very nice.

As a beginner into horse-riding i have no doubt recomending this place. Nice and frindly staff... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
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356 Snaefellsbaer, Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
+354 435 6716
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

I am a slightly experienced horseback rider, and I visited here with friends who were beginners. We did the 2 hour beach ride, which I recommend. We started off slow to get comfortable on the horses, and walked through the field to get the beach....More

Thank rachelle1625
Þórarinn Helgi A, Guide at Lysuholl Short Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed the ride! We don´t mix beginners with experienced riders (except if the experienced rider wants to join a beginners tour). So with more experienced groups we of course speed up more. :) Best regards, Lýsuhóll

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We are very experiensed icelandic horse riders, and pointed this out several times when booking a three hour tour on the beach. We expected to have a tour with much tölt and canter on the beach on well trained horses. We got very dissappointed: 1....More

Thank aswa00
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent stable recommended in Lonely Planet. The ride was truly spectacular! Our guide was very friendly and helpful. The stable makes sure to keep beginner rides and experiences rides separate, unless of course an experienced rider wants to ride with someone who...More

Thank Duda R
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We booked a horseback ride on very short notice. They were a bit difficult to find as google and apple maps had them in the wrong location. The receptionist at our guesthouse knew exactly where they were located so we made it in time. Our...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

As a beginner into horse-riding i have no doubt recomending this place. Nice and frindly staff, nice surroundings. We went for at 2-hour ride on the beach (takes i while to get on the beach) The guide was very friendly at paid good attention to...More

1  Thank Joemcvey
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

So first of all our ride was amazing. The horses and our guides were both really good. They even took care of our special needs without hesitation. The problem is that Lysuholl doesn't pay its volunteers even though they promised so before, which is quite...More

Thank theresaburger1
Management response:Responded 13 September 2017

Dear Theresa, first of all thank you for your review :) You must have got something wrong, we are working from 7 to 22 sometimes but it's not like one girl has to do all the work but some work in the morning and do...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I was here just to stay the night on a tour of the Snaefellnes Peninsula. So, I saw the horses and would have loved to go riding, but alas, this trip, it was not to be. But the accommodations that were provided were first rate....More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We did a short (one-hour) ride on a wet and windy day. The location is beautiful. The horses, once persuaded that they wanted to leave the barn, were well suited to our lack of riding experience. The guides were great -- friendly and helpful. We...More

Thank dmr1600
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We did a one hour ride with our 10 y/o daughters. Booked it by calling 1 day in advance. We are not expert riders but had ridden horses in Peru and Chile in the past. The facility is clean and professional, they have modern saddles...More

2  Thank Aegir101
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Our dream came true when we got to do gallopping on the beach of Atlantic ocean. At Lysuholl we felt safe all the time. The guide (great and positive German girl) really understood what we wanted and she was so happy to do what was...More

1  Thank SatuS228
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