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Tryggvi Islandshestgard

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Kvernelandsveien 117, Sandnes 4323, Norway
+47 918 71 497
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Life is a Pony Farm

One of the best riding farm in Rogaland! Went various times and had always the same experience... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Western Norway, Norway

We have been there yesterday, it was really fun. I rode horses for a long time when I was younger... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
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Tryggvi Icelandic horsefarm is located in Sandnes outside Stavanger, in Rogaland. The farm holds about 35 icelandic horses, thousands of chickens for food production, bees, rabbits, cats and one dog.We offer guided riding trips in weekends and in school holidays for 1-3 hours. The weight limit for riding at our place is 95 kg or 210 lbs. We need at least 2 riders to start a trip, and the age limit for un-experienced riders is 10-12 years old. We also offer childrens riding, with no age limit.We also offer riding school one time a week, Monday till Thursday, during the school year with both trips in the forest and lessons in our riding hall.At last, we got horses for sale, we rent out stables for private Icelandic horses and the riding hall for riders located in the area, and we offer therapeutic riding lessons for people with disabilities one time a week.
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  • Poor7%
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Kvernelandsveien 117, Sandnes 4323, Norway
+47 918 71 497
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

One of the best riding farm in Rogaland! Went various times and had always the same experience. Great instructors, great horses, great gear and most important the horses are treated very nicely by Tryggvi.

Thank chjoschneider
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We have been there yesterday, it was really fun. I rode horses for a long time when I was younger and my boyfriend has never sat on a horse, therefore we booked the inexperienced tour. I feared that it might be boring for me with...More

1  Thank Mihimaike
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

First of all, thank you so much for Karen and the staff there, because of my schedule and lack of horse riding experience, it's hard to find a class for me, my wife and 8 years old son. With couple of email exchanges, finally we...More

Thank D H
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a Great Place for family With children . They have newest show for starwatching and ut is a Great Place for children to be entertained and have their Brain quizzed

Thank MajGabrielsen
Grete H, Manager at Tryggvi Islandshestgard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Hi! I guess this review is meant to be for Vitenfabrikken, and not our place with horse riding and not that many stars to watch during July..? Welcome to us, if you want to bring your family on a riding trip sometime :-)

Reviewed 18 July 2015

We were staying in Stavanger for a week in July and wanted to do something a bit different - so I discovered on the Visit Norway website that we could go Icelandic horse riding. We booked in advance for a beginners ride for 1.5 hours....More

6  Thank hels20152015
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I have both taken riding lessons and also several weekend rides of various lengths. The horses are good and safe and come in various difficulty levels. The school focuses on hands-on experience, with the majority of the lessons taking place outside in the form of...More

1  Thank Siseja
Reviewed 11 September 2013

My girlfriend and I recently went to Stavanger for a week for the walking, but found this place that did some Horse Riding and so thought it might make a nice change from walking up and down mountains. Located just outside Sandes, it took 1hr...More

3  Thank Jon M
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