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Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik - with unbiased reviews

Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik

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Spend time outdoors and explore the spectacular beauty of Iceland on this horseback riding experience from Reykjavik. It’s a great way to cover more ground than a walking tour, and access remote rural sites, such as lava-laden scenery, lakes, moors, and mountains. No need to worry if it’s your first-time horseback riding—the experience is tailored to your ability, and led by an instructor.
  • Access incredible outdoor beauty on this Icelandic horseback riding tour
  • Travel light—all required riding equipment is provided
  • Flexible tour–pick from morning or afternoon start times
  • Stay hydrated—coffee, tea, or hot chocolate is provided
What to Expect
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Stop At: Ishestar Horse Riding Tours, Sorlaskeid 26, Reykjavik 220 Iceland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sörlaskeið 26, 220 Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate
  • Helmets, rubber boots, rain gear and warm overall
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Pre-booked pick-up and drop-off from pick up points in Reykjavik, unless specified with tour option
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • In our tours up to two children or youth may travel with each adult, paying full fare
  • Weight limit is 110kg/240lbs
  • Used riding gear is not allowed on the tour or near the horses
  • If you arrive in your own car please be at the stables 30 minutes before your tour starts
  • Due to possible damage to unborn children pregnant women cannot ride on our tours
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rosanna H wrote a review Dec 4
4 contributions
My partner and I absolutely loved our trip out! My partner is a beginner and I am experienced, being a rider instructor in England. Our guide was friendly and spoke to each person to find their ability and then chose their horse accordingly. I was allowed to choose if I wanted
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Date of experience: December 2019
Whitney C wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
Horses and guides were fantastic! As an experienced rider I had such a great time learning about the Icelandic horses and their gaits. We did split up into two groups, only two of us wanted to try the quicker gaits. I can imagine a larger group would make this difficult. But in
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Date of experience: November 2019
missyeagle wrote a review Nov 2019
27 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great time. Although the instructions were a little rushed (especially for first timers) the guides were great at keeping an eye on everyone and helping out as needed, making sure no one wandered off or got left behind. They encouraged us to talk to our horse and say
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Date of experience: November 2019
Paul D wrote a review Oct 2019
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Beautiful animals. Great instructors and staff. Marvellous country riding. I can highly recommend this day out. The horses look well cared for and happy enough. The staff pick the right horse to suit your riding abilities.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Donna G wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
This was a lovely way to see the lava fields. The Icelandic horse is very different from English or western riding. You mainly walk but on the more experience trail you will go a bit faster, Do not expect a gallop. The Icelandic horse gallop is called a “tilt” which is a
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Date of experience: October 2019
Key Details
  • Ishestar Horse Riding Tours
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Danish, French, German, Swedish
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