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Hella Horse Rental

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Ride of a lifetime

If you like horseback riding, you should definitely ride an Icelandic horse when visiting Iceland... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Collins, Colorado
Private Group Horseback Riding

Simone was great! She took my wife and i out. We "tolted" and ran at "flying pace" as well. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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Gaddstadaflatir, Hella 850, Iceland
+354 864 5950
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like horseback riding, you should definitely ride an Icelandic horse when visiting Iceland. The horses have an unusual gait, called a tolt, which is similar to a trot, but easygoing—just sit in the saddle and enjoy the ride. The outfit will match a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Simone was great! She took my wife and i out. We "tolted" and ran at "flying pace" as well. We were able to see waterfalls on horseback and even cross a river!!! It was very cool. Much better than a large walk tour. The icelandic...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved everything about my experience at Hella Horse Rental! Simone was fantastic, the horse was great, the scenery was beautiful!

Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We jumped into this tour a few hours before the actual thing, and they were totally accommodating. They took time to match each rider to a horse, and told you about each one's personality and the best way to ride. Both my husband and I...More

Thank Kelsey K
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Staff at Hella Horse rental are fantastic. We had a great ride with a trip down to a small waterfall. Would highly recommend!

Thank richrum1
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My kids have been riding for two years. My spouse and I, not so much, so we were worried the kids would be bored waiting for Mom and Dad to catch up on our three hour tour to a local waterfall. In the end the...More

Thank aroundtheworldslowly
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Really lovely ride in the countryside surrounding Hella. The Horses were great and the staff (Jo & Amelie) were really helpful. Both begginer and experienced rider had a good time.

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I went with two other friends, we all agreed that the experience was amazing! We'll remember this time with much gratitude, the staff was lovely, the landscape breathtaking and the horse I was with, Emma, such a sweet girl! We were rinding among beautiful purple...More

Thank Chiara O
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We went there at the begging of August for a standar tour (1h30). We were 3 friends ( 1 experienced and 2 beginners but it wasn’t a problem at all). And we had a really amazing time. It was one of our best memories from...More

Thank Sarahgrb2018
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Great three hour tour. At first the terrain looked flat and I wondered if it would get boring, but it wasn't!!! The land had all kinds of variations. The horses were awesome and our guides were amazing too. It was very laid back in that...More

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28 June 2017|
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Response from maryal79 | Reviewed this property |
I did not drive myself there or use GPS; however, the location is on a main road and is clearly marked. Have fun!
28 May 2015|
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Response from SigurborgR | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Icelandic horse is very strong even though it is small. As long as the rider feels comfortable and can get on and off the horse without any major problem it should be okay. Best regards, Sigurborg Rutsdottir Owner... More