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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours
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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.
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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
+354 434 7979
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These people were completely knowledgeable and 100 professional. Don’t be fooled by other knock offs. These guys were the real deal. It was completely apparent how much they care for these animals. We left there feeling like we made friends. 100 percent recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time, definitely a highlight of the trip. Our group had people who had been on horses once, and some who were relatively comfortable, and we all had a great time. The horses were friendly and happy, and a good part of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an awesome trip! Great introduction, awesome ride and free photos! Begga is such a wonderful instructor and tourguide! Highly recommended!

Thank Ramona S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite some family fear as first timers on horses let alone Icelanders we enjoyed every minute. Very good and robust introduction, no hurry and room for questions. Horses were selected on temper and allocated, once again no need for speed. The trip itself was beautiful...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I did not plan this tour but was convinced to do it. I do not regret taking that tour. We did ‘Volcanic landscape horse ridding tour’ and it was amazing! Loved it so much that I already want to have another go. Great horses picked...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ride through lava fields. Horses were so gentle. The guides were great. They gave thorough instruction before the ride and were always close by to help. They picked up and dropped us off at a bus stop close to our hotel. Short ride to...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must-do, iconic experience to ride on the famous Icelandic horses. The Becca and her husband are terrific hosts, and their ability to explain the horses and to provide clear instructions are excellent. The scenery is gorgeous. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

So glad we booked this morning ride! We had seen a lot of Icelandic horses when we were driving around on other tours and really wanted to get a chance to meet some up close and ride them. The owner Begga was awesome. She’s funny...More

1  Thank dubs1907
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I love horses, and having the opportunity to ride an Icelandic horse was a fabulous experience. Begga Rist was our fantastic guide; her enthusiasm and smile are contagious. She taught us how to ride the horses and then we went for a great ride surrounded...More

Thank AnaZad
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This outing was the best part of our Icelandic experience! Begga and the team at Islenski Hesturinn made everything easy and enjoyable. This is a great time for any level of rider, from first-timers to old hands. We highly recommend it. They provide everything you...More

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Divya D
19 September 2018|
Response from Daniela3162 | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean a pick up by the horse owners? They do pick ups from different locations in Reykjavic. Did you mean KEF airport?
Terry S
6 September 2018|
Response from Daniela3162 | Reviewed this property |
You can book a tour that includes the meal or one without. We chose the "horses and healthy food" tour. Hope that helps!
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Response from jenboards | Reviewed this property |
We just did this ride last night. I didn’t know what to expect for the scenery and was very pleased. It was beautiful.