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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

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Address: Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 434 7979
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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal...

The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.

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A MUST FOR ANYONE!!

Brilliant experience! The staff are all super friendly and welcoming. I'm an advanced rider but found it all very fun and informative at the start. They pair you up with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant experience! The staff are all super friendly and welcoming. I'm an advanced rider but found it all very fun and informative at the start. They pair you up with a suitable horse based on your ability. I took the 1hr-1hr30min ride where we rode over the lava fields and through water with beautiful scenery. Although only in Walk &... More 

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Denton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were friendly, warm and welcoming. I ride at home but wanted to experience the Icelandic horses 5th gait and it was amazing. It was so smooth it felt like I was flying so even if you don't have riding experience you can do this. All riding equipment is provided: Hats, boots, waterproofs, but make sure you wrap up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All I can say is WOW! This was fun and something that I would never had thought to do. I don't ride and for this you don't have to have any skill. The lead guide was phenomenal and explained exactly was needed to do to have fun and stay safe. These horses are gorgeous... Think strong viking horses with wild... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am always very dubious about booking any animal related activities but after some research I came to the conclusion that the horses here were well looked after. Once I got there I saw that that was definitely true! This is a must do for anyone interested in the Icelandic horse and it was amazing riding through the lava fields.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Begga, the owner was extremely welcoming and helpful. I'd never ridden a horse before so was a bit nervous, but her and the staff took my worries away and were very helpful. The horses are beautiful and we were given thorough instructions on how to get them to do the special Icelandic gate, the "Tull". It's clear that horses are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we went on a trip with Islenski Hesturinn on a girls trip, and this was one of the highlights of our Iceland stay. The staff has such a passion for the animals which showed in how they interact with the animals. The ride was fun for experienced and less experienced riders, so everyone can enjoy. I would recommend using their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is highly recommended and genuine Icelandic experience. Professional, caring and hospitable. Not to forget that the horses (not pony:) are well treated, happy and friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time doing the shorter volcanic ride with one other traveller. The staff were very friendly and the horses looked very well looked after. Great way to see the distinctive Icelandic landscape, would definitely recommend. They have horses and tours to suit all levels of riders.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Iceland from Nov 6-12, and after reading and seeing pictures of Icelandic horses, was determined to go on a horse riding tour. After doing some research, i decided to book a tour and was not disappointed! My group was made up of two other solo travelers and a few couples. Most like myself, had either little or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew before visiting Iceland for the first time that my husband and I would probably see a lot of Icelandic Horses. Researching Iceland they seem to be in all the pictures, so we thought riding them would be a must. Seeing them is one thing, but riding one through a volcanic landscape is a whole other story! Hands down,... More 

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