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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Great experience

Really great experince with this lovely horses in a beautiful landscape. Pickup according to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annika R
Educational, beautiful and fun!

My young adult daughter and I recently took a trail ride with Islenski Hesturin . Pick up and drop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“icelandic horses” (304 reviews)
“lava fields” (122 reviews)
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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great experince with this lovely horses in a beautiful landscape. Pickup according to agreed, and a really good introduction before starting the riding tour. Great fun with Begga and the horses and with my friends.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My young adult daughter and I recently took a trail ride with Islenski Hesturin . Pick up and drop off were simple and convenient . Begga was an amazing host, instructor and tour guide. It is so evident the love she and the staff have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Begga and Sveinn run a wonderful company with lovely horses and employees. Sveinn picked me up at Bus Stop 8 in Reykjavik on time and took us to the stable where Begga gave a humorous and concise introduction to the horses. My horse, Gaukaur II,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really would give this tour more than five stars if possible. It is SO worth the cost, as the experience you get with the Icelandic horses is very unique and unlike any other horses on earth (seriously). They have changed very little since the...More

Thank Hannah M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cant say more amazing things about this place. It is everything that we wanted and we fell in love with the horses! The tour was put together so well and the owner, Begga, was fabulous! You spend a solid hour and a half on the...More

Thank Carly N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a reason there are over 1,000 reviews and they still have 5 stars. This was an EXCELLENT tour! The owner, Begga, gave the tour personally and she really emulates the kind, humorous and passionate spirit we found the people of Iceland to have in...More

Thank Bianca B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I booked a ride with Begga as a last-minute addition to our final full day in Iceland. We had looked up a few different companies and chose this one partly due to the good reviews, and also because it was close to...More

Thank sandy2send2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out . Beggar our guide was brilliant funny happy & passionate . Beautiful well behaved horses. Amazing scenery. Good communication. A great day out & memories to treasure. Would definitely recommend this experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was such a cool experience, the horses were well taken care of and the owner Begga was wonderful. She explained the differences of Icelandic horses and how to ride them and really made the new riders feel at ease. We were all paired up...More

Thank Analise O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I landed in Reykjavik after a red-eye flight from Washington, DC. We wanted to take advantage of a few hours before we could check into our hotel and were able to book a 9:30am with Begga and her crew. Neither of us...More

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HERBERT D
12 February 2018|
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Response from Luv2travel725 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with other responses. Email them and ask but I don’t think they will allow it. Good luck!
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Jemma H
15 January 2018|
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Response from evanscaribbean | Reviewed this property |
there were first time riders in our group.....our 35 year old son being one of them. He did just fine. It may be a bit scary at first for some new riders, but the horses are exceptionally sweet and they do give you a LONG... More
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