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Laxnes Horse Farm

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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“afternoon ride”(11 reviews)
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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.
Laxnes, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
+354 566 6179
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We booked the riding tour at Laxness Farm as part of a combination with the Golden Circle Tour in June. As impressive as Gullfoss, Thingvellir and the Geysir were, our favourite part was the hack out into the beautiful mountains around Mosfellsbaer. We were collected...More

4  Thank Anna R
Haukur T, Owner at Laxnes Horse Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2015

Thanks for the great review. Just had to give you his right name, it´s Muggur, full name Meistari Muggur or "Muggur the master" :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 April 2011

One star is too many for this place. If I could give a negative star, I would. My husband and I booked this trip through the Tourist Information Office right around the corner from our hotel. We were told to be outside waiting at 1....More

8  Thank twaterwoman
Laxi2610, Manager at Laxnes Horse Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2011

Hi, We were supposed to pick you up at K apartments. The bus was at your locaction on time and waited for 10 minutes. The bus is marked with giant letters that say "Laxnes Horse Farm" and pictures of horses making it fairly obvious. I´m...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been to Iceland twice, and both times we went riding at Laxnes, which should tell you how wonderful it is. The staff is incredibly helpful from helping outfit you with gear, to offering beverages, to pairing you with a horse, helping to get into...More

1  Thank Ali D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Literally loved riding these sweet icelandic ponies, just kidding HORSES! 😉 My husband, myself and our 12yr old daughter popped in to book a ride for my 40th birthday (tomorrow) and were advised that due to bad weather coming in, better to ride today, which...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where 6 friends visiting Laksnes horse farm . We had a great experience:) The stuff was really proffesional and serviceminded. The horses was really nice. And the trip around the area was amazing:) I would really recomend this place both for new beginners and...More

Thank selmaolsson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the first time my boyfriend and I had ever been on a horse, let alone an Icelandic horse! So we were a little apprehensive and not sure what to expect, but this trip absolutely made our holiday! We were picked up on time...More

Thank RebeccaM5457
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I signed up for the Laxnes afternoon horseback riding session. We were picked up promptly from our hotel at 1:00 pm and driven to the farm. Upon arrival, staff at the farm suited us up in warm weather gear and provided us...More

Thank hschweik2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing day at Laxnes Horse Farm, two great rides on different and very good horses. Long stretches of tölt in a breath taking environment. Everyone we met at the farm was lovely and it’s very convenient with the pick-up service from Reykjavik. Will definately...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my daughter visited the horse range. We hade booked the short trip which was enough for us. The staff was very helpfull and clothing was included. The tip was along a beautiful creek. We visited the farm in late october and it was...More

Thank Tobias B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just visited Laxnes Horse Farm as part of a tour. I had so much fun riding an Icelandic Horse. The staff was so accommodating and nice, my guide Ava was excellent. It was one of the highlights of my trip, I really enjoyed my time...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely horses . Was a nice little stop off . Owners were very pleasant. Would highly recommend. Very cute.

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the highlight of my trip to Iceland! I literally cannot say enough positive things about this place. I was picked up at my hotel and brought to the most beautiful ranch, with sprawling hills and gorgeous mountains as a backdrop. The remarkable Icelandic...More

1  Thank TheOatmealGirl
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16 September 2018|
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Response from Laxi2610 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes there is a limit of 120kg which is 264lbs. He’ll be fine 🤠👍
8 July 2018|
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Response from Laxi2610 | 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 ;)
Eric D
7 February 2018|
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Response from Laxi2610 | 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