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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

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An experience of a lifetime with Begga, the owner - she’s funny, welcoming and clearly cares so... read more

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Heather M
Cranford, New Jersey
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One of the best experiences we had in Iceland. Even with rain on our ride, it just added to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

An experience of a lifetime with Begga, the owner - she’s funny, welcoming and clearly cares so deeply for these unique and beautiful horses. She focuses on safety AND fun, and this is perfect for beginners and experienced riders. Our group were mostly riders who...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely horses and lovely views, however if you aren’t super comfortable on a horse, this may not be the tour for you. Icelandic horses do what is called a “tolt” which is a type of gate (i believe that is what it’s called). It’s very...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best experiences we had in Iceland. Even with rain on our ride, it just added to the majesty of the landscape. The company owner, Begga and her husband were so very friendly and helpful. As complete novices, we had a very easy...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you to Begga, Sveinn and their beautiful Icelandic Horses for making our last activity one of the most memorable. Begga’s knowledge, love of her animals, and entertaining delivery made the entire experience one that you should all consider. Very closely located to Reykjavík, but...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family of six had a great time learning to tolt at this riding stable. The owner, Begga, is hilarious and a great teacher. She made sure everyone was comfortable with their equipment and their horse. Helmets, gloves, and waterproof jackets were provided. Definitely take...More

Thank Wschrega
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful morning riding these beautiful Icelandic Horses! The staff was energizing, engaging, friendly, and fun which made it an incredible experience!!!

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic experience. We took the two-hour Volcanic Landscape tour which did not disappoint. There were three in our party, all at different riding levels from never-been-on-a-horse to novice to experienced, and all of us had a great time. For experienced riders, experiencing the...More

Thank Jude B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I often do horseback tours while traveling, and this was the best by far! All of the other tours I've done require that you walk your horse the whole time. This one includes plenty of opportunities to try the "tolt", which is a special gait...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The horses here are well cared for, no long feet. Well shod. The introduction to riding was done extremely well. Unfortunately the group was not divided so the more experienced riders did not get a chance to move along. The horses are well trained and...More

Thank limelight107
Reviewed 1 week ago

They made less experienced riders like my wife and myself at ease around the horses. We plane to go again when we visit next year. :-)

Thank Manuel E
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3 July 2018|
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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.
19 June 2018|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
There used to be a link, but that seem to have been changed now. We haven't had a booking option via TripAdvisor, but that might change.
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!