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Laxnes Horse Farm

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Laxnes Horse Farm is a family run business and the oldest tour operator in Iceland. Founded in 1968, the farm offers horseback riding tours all year round for travelers interested in the gentle Icelandic horse.
Laxnes, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
+354 566 6179
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I looked at several stables before I chose Laxnes mainly due to the good value offered. I ride a little in England and was with two people who haven’t ridden since they were children. We really enjoyed our time on the lovely Icelandic ponies! We...More

Thank abim2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was picked up at Reykjavik City Hostel close to my Airbnb by the owners. Once on site, we were dressed in coveralls including gloves, scarf and helmet. The ladies leading our asked detailed questions about my experience with horses. The ride included different terrains....More

Thank pageslyfox
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had a wonderful day at Laxnes Horse Farm. We were picked up at our hotel and taken right to the farm. We got to meet our horses and then geared up for our hour long ride. The horses were so beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our small group was driven here after another tour, and upon arrival were treated to a bucolic setting. Though we had to wait for a bit for our tour, everyone was quite friendly- especially the family that owns the farm, who were involved in our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sfspearman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great activity for family, couples or individual travelers. The ride was along a really beautiful trail. Horses were easy to handle. We did a 2 hour ride and it was quite perfect in length.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank beccaTS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Laxnes farms for a horseback tour, the folks at the farm were very helpful and also very patient. They made sure that you had the right horse for your type of experience, the views on the ride were beautiful and peaceful, even though...More

Thank carlos_5757
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like nature, horses, beautiful landscapes and great customer service, definitely do this tour!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zoltanemail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The horse riding was definitely the highlight of my trip to Iceland. Yes, Iceland is a beautiful country. Enjoying the scenery on a horseback made it even better on a beautiful morning. What made the ride special was because I got to experience four out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tatee69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

5/5! I had never ridden a horse before but I got to experience different horse gaits during the tour. The staff was so friendly and I really liked the size of the group as there were only 4 attending beside the staff. The views were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pietari95
Reviewed December 2, 2018

We were picked up by the van from the Laxnes horse farm on time and drove about 1/2 hour to begin this part of the tour. At the farm we put on insulated overalls and helmets and proceeded to be assigned to a horse. Two...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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September 16, 2018|
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Response from Laxi2610 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes there is a limit of 120kg which is 264lbs. He’ll be fine 🤠👍
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Laxi2610 | Property representative |
Yes, there is plenty of parking at the farm. You’ll need to email us if he’s joining the van so we can reserve a seat, otherwise no problem, we have coffee and wifi at the saloon ;)
February 7, 2018|
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Response from Laxi2610 | Property representative |
Hi, Dropoff for the morning tour is at the latest 13:00 and afternoon by 17:00. If there’s heavy snowfall this might be offset by up to 15 min as trafgic may be slow. Haukue