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Laxnes Horse Farm

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Laxnes Horse Farm is a family run business and the oldest tour operator in Iceland. Founded in 1968, the farm offers horseback riding tours all year round for travelers interested in the gentle Icelandic horse.
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Laxnes, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
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+354 566 6179
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss riding Icelandic horses through the varied and beautiful terrain on Icelandic horses. Origins of the Icelandic horse go back over 1000 years ago when the Vikings brought their Nordic horses to the island. All of the horses are purebred and if sent...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I completed this tour yesterday and we can't stop talking about how much FUN we had. The guides and owners were all very friendly and the horses are obviously well loved and sweetly spirited. My horse was a complete love bug and...More

Thank Marissa P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are out for horseriding or just to experience Icelandic nature nearby Reykjavík, Laxnes horse rental is the place to visit. You just get what you want, no fancy irrealistic overdone exaccurated atmosphere but more real natural farming one. I know Laxnes from over...More

Thank Snorri H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is just one thing that I didn't like and it was that the group was very big. Despite, I really enjoyed the ride. My pretty horse was a bit nervous in the beginning but I think we both got along very well and he...More

Thank Margarita S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This entire experience was a blast. Fun, friendly and fantastic views! The Icelandic horses are beautiful, strong and sturdy. I love doing something everyday that scares me a little. I’m not a regular horse rider so to experience English saddle was a little scary. I...More

Thank jsscelfo85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a great introduction for us into Iceland’s serene landscape! The ride was enjoyable, although a bit short. The horses were beautiful and easy to ride! Everyone was helpful and friendly and we thoroughly loved our time. We would have loved to hear about the...More

Thank Samuel B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

My daughter and I had great fun on the ride. Our horses, Thor and Gunther, were so sweet and the scenery was beautiful. It was a fast and fun ride! We would go back to Iceland just for this.

Thank jmschal
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to ride horses. 360 hectares of open lands and mountain trails. Guides are excellent. It's a must do when you are in Iceland.

Thank jensenshane73
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We had a short visit to the farm and were able to walk in the corral and mix with them. They’re so friendly and sweet and love being petted. They walk right up to you and want attention. Some even chase away the other horses....More

Thank MonaD816
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I arrived to the horse farm on the first day of my trip, the horse farm is very well maintained and the horses are beautiful! The horseback riding through the trails was very Scenic and Serene. I did think that the group of horseback Riders...More

Thank Mi Chelle S
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01ritz
16 September 2018|
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Response from GLP1985 | Reviewed this property |
I shouldn't think so, but if you are concerned I would contact the tour operator or riding school itself just to be safe.
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AKBethnJames
8 July 2018|
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Response from Haukur T | Property representative |
Yes, there is plenty of parking at the farm. You’ll need to email us if he’s joining the van so we can reserve a seat, otherwise no problem, we have coffee and wifi at the saloon ;)
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Eric D
7 February 2018|
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Response from Haukur T | Property representative |
Hi, Dropoff for the morning tour is at the latest 13:00 and afternoon by 17:00. If there’s heavy snowfall this might be offset by up to 15 min as trafgic may be slow. Haukue
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