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Solhestar

Address: Borgargerdi, Selfoss, Iceland
Phone Number: 892-3066
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Ranked #3 of 17 Attractions in Selfoss
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities

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Weston, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

horses are very nice, facilities are so so and staff is so so. Riding equipment needs to be updated.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I had a lovely time horseback riding at Solhestar! The small farm is family owned, and the owner himself picked us up at our hotel nearby. It was about 0C that day, so we bundled up in the provided jumpsuits and boots, and went on a lovely ride nearby along the mountain with the farm dog guiding... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My mother & I visited Iceland during Thanksgiving & we went for a morning ride with Solhestar. I have ridden, almost daily, for 30+ years, & it has been almost as long since my mother has ridden. It was a fabulous experience for both of us! We were the only people registered that day, so we got a wonderful, private... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

What a way to see Iceland! The horses are lovely and clearly well cared for. Our guide was fantastic and gauged the ability of the riders on our tour very well. I can nitrate this experience highly enough. I enjoyed it so much that I went back the next day for another ride.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I found Solhestar in one of many tourist-information points Reykjavik has. The combination of horsebackriding in the morning and the golden cirkle in the afternoon attracted me. This as I had relative little time to spend in Iceland. The horsebackriding tour was amazing! As a beginner (only had a couple of lessons back home) they hooked me up with a... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I'm so glad I went with this riding tour, instead of some of the more advertised ones. The tour guides were super friendly, and very understanding of varying levels of experiences. I was one of 2 people who had never been on a horse before, and it didn't even faze them in the slightest. They stop to take your picture... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We booked the 3-hour riding tour and were greeted by the very friendly owner at the farm. There were only 4 people in our group: the three of us, who are inexperienced riders, and another woman, with a lot of riding experience. The horses were great, the two guides that accompanied us were friendly and the scenery around the mountain... More 

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Horsens, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Two teenagers, little uneasy about riding, absolutely loved it, now want horses of their own. Highly recommended, staff very friendly, nice surroundings and landscape

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We didn't book the tour in advance because we are horse lovers and want to see how owners treated their horses. We went to another farm before but it looks too much business. The horses looked rundown and in bad condition. So we left and came to Sólhestar, the horses here looked well cared and seemed to have a happy... More 

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Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

great trip. it was amazing!!! we had a great guide. they fixed Food on the trip, and after trip. Great people working here

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