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FL Hestar Horse Rental

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Great Icelandic horseback riding experience!

Very well trained and responsive horses, super friendly staff, and beautiful scenery for the ride... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
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Great ride, great guide.

We organised this at the very last minute and the company were very obliging. The horses were good... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Newcastle, Australia
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Riding school and riding clinics on the lovely Icelandic horse. Come and get to know the furry and cute viking horses. Owner is Fanney Dogg Indriðadottir riding teacher from Holar University Iceland.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kirkjuhvammsvegur | 300 Meters From Campsite, Hvammstangi 531, Iceland
+354 865 8174
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Very well trained and responsive horses, super friendly staff, and beautiful scenery for the ride. We started out in a small training pen to practice a bit and then rode for an hour in the hills and crossed a small stream, then trotted around a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We organised this at the very last minute and the company were very obliging. The horses were good natured. The guide showed us the ropes, and was able to accommodate for beginner and experienced riders. I would definitely recommend this to company.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

My two adult children, their spouses and I spent the night at Hvammstangi Hostel and this horse rental was within walking distance. Unexpectedly, it became one of the highlights of our trip. We were matched to our horse by size and experience and enjoyed a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Fanney took me on a wonderful trail ride overlooking the water and Hvammstangi. I was pleasantly surprised that she let me, as an experienced rider, take the horse through his gaits and learn to feel a proper tolt, a gait these horses are known for....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sara W
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

After 7days drive of the ring road , this is the best activity to beat the tiredness. My friends and I are first timers and have no experience with horse before , but the 1.5 hour ride make us all become horse lovers. The horses...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We were staying in an Airbnb near Hvammstangi village and wanted something to do, and found horse riding to be popular. We messaged FL Hestar on facebook on the morning of and received a response within an hour and had a group of 4 booked....More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Grant T
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

My group of four was well-looked after from the moment we arrived. We were greeted by the friendliest icelandic/portuguese sheepdog who followed us throughout our ride. The couple who run the place were very patient and gave us the most helpful horse riding lesson I've...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Richard W
Reviewed September 23, 2017

With my boyfriend, we did one hour horse riding and it was great! Horses are very easy going, good for people without experience. Surrounding is lovely. Fanney is very good and sympathetic guide.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Marika_Blanka
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We did a one hour horse rental in early September with FL Hestar. We had a lot of fun. The booking was very easy and the farm was easy to find. The horses were friendly and staff accommodating given my minimal horseback riding experience. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank befy102
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

On our way to reykjavik from akureyri This was a great place to stop for a break Fron the 5 hours drive We met two charming experienced instructors, very patient and pleasant The view was magnifisant with fiord and ocean on one side and the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank moranfr
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