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Icelandic HorseWorld

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Loved riding the horses!

We had such a great time with Katrin riding horses! It was a chilly day but they ensured we had... read more

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Great time with great horses!

We visited at the end of October and had an amazing time! First, I was jet lagged and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John H
New York, New York, United States
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If you want to get to know the Icelandic horse while traveling in Iceland you have come to the right place. We at Icelandic Horse World offer a unique chance for you to get to know our remarkable horses. A visit to our stable is perfect for...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Skeiovellir, Hella 851, Iceland
+354 899 5619
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had such a great time with Katrin riding horses! It was a chilly day but they ensured we had warm clothes and were comfortable during our ride. So much fun- would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited at the end of October and had an amazing time! First, I was jet lagged and misremembered the time of pickup from our hotel. Katrín graciously offered to wait or reschedule for the next day. Given the unpredictability of Icelandic weather, we decided...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our trip. The stable staff went above and beyond to make our visit comfortable and memorable. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with such warm hospitality and smiles. We were a group of four, and we had two...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Horse World for a 1 hour ride and had an amazing time. We were both beginners and spent abour 15 - 20 minutes in the indoor ring learning the basics then set off for our ride in amazing scenery. At the end...More

Thank Herdy2014
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I lived in Iceland between the years of 1971 to 1973 and I came to love the Icelandic horses. I learned their history and they are a very special breed of horse. 45 years later I brought my friends to Iceland to see this beautiful...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I cannot rave enough about the fantastic time my husband and I had riding horses at Icelandic Horseworld. The horses are beautiful and extremely well cared for. Our guide was Naomi. She was a very experienced rider and very knowledgeable about the horses as well...More

Thank lisaaherz
Reviewed 12 September 2018

My family's Icelandic vacation would not have been complete without the opportunity to ride Icelandic horses at Icelandic Horseworld! The weather was absolutely horrible but the chance to ride on these most wonderful loving horses trumped the weather! We had brutal winds, rain and pounding...More

1  Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is not your typical boring trailhorse riding experience. Iceland HorseWorld gives you a personal trail ride tailored to your level of experience. They make sure that you have time to get acquainted with your mount in an indoor environment before you take off in...More

1  Thank Kitty M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best experiences in my life, professional and easy going guide Katrin with wonderful tölthorses. I got a really smooth tölthorse and was out about 5 hours with my mom and best friend along with the guide. It was truly amazing! Highly recommended...More

Thank LindaH2505
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I went on a five-hour ride, the Under the volcano tour with my husband. I'm an experienced rider, and my husband only rides Icelandic horses very infrequently. This stable was an absolute pleasure, very well kept and horses well looked after. A lot of effort...More

Thank Katariina M
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24 September 2018|
Response from Katrín S | Property representative |
Hello - We are closed from 15th of December until 7th of January and our horses will enjoy a nice christmas holiday.
John P
2 February 2015|
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Response from Katrín S | Property representative |
Hello John, Thank you for your question. The weight would not be a problem. The horses are strongly built. We offer different kind of tours regarding distance in the summer time from 1 hour up to a whole day tour and then... More