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Islenski Hesturinn, The Icelandic Horse - Riding Tours

#3 of 265 Outdoor Activities in Reykjavik Features Animals
Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 434 7979
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Amazing bucket list experience

Thank you so much to Begga for such an amazing experience. This tour was recommended to me by a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diane J
Icelandic Horses & People Rule!

This is an excellent adventure, so much so that I actually went twice to enjoy with friends/family... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nicole K
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The horse rental in Reykjavík, Iceland. Small family firm with personal service.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Surtlugata 3 | Fjarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland
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+354 434 7979

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thank you so much to Begga for such an amazing experience. This tour was recommended to me by a friend who had gone to Iceland for her honeymoon. It was absolutely incredible. This is for riders of all levels. Begga the owner and tour guide...More

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an excellent adventure, so much so that I actually went twice to enjoy with friends/family on the same trip! I started out nervous about the event and actually had agreed to go mostly because of the combo option: Horses & Spa... (Hellooo SPA!)....More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Icelandic horses are extremely special. There are about 80,000 of them in Iceland. One for every four Icelanders. They have never been cross-bred and have remained immune to disease due to their lack of exposure to foreign substances. They are sturdy horses and make sure...More

Thank 700mumtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing experience. Everyone in our group had different levels of experience, from None to Professional. Our guide assessed our needs and paired us perfectly with our ponies. The scenery was majestic and our guide was very knowledgeable, and personable. The Tolt is an unforgettable...More

Thank ingridbelc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice experience. Good leadership and introduction both for the riding and about the surroundings.

Thank Ann-Mari Å
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a family run business, and they give it their all. They have all the gear you will need (helmets, boots) and give detailed instruction and guidance before and during your ride. This means that even if you are a beginning level rider, there...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience from start to end. I loved that they provided transportation. We arrived at the stables and got a quick lesson/refresher on horseback riding. I've had a decent amount of experience, another woman on the tour had ridden horses competitively most of her life,...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just arrived back from our morning Icelandic Horse Riding just outside of Reykjavik. First, we were picked up in an immaculate van close to our hotel. A short ride to the stables. Begga (owner) was so enthusiastic and was a wonderful teacher. Along with...More

Thank kriskossmann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horseback riding at Islenski Hesturinn was without a doubt the highlight of our trip to Iceland. Islandic horses are an important part of Icelandic culture. Getting to know the history and characteristics of these animals and then getting up close and personal with them is...More

Thank DKossmann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Begga's approach to teaching and guiding tourists on Icelandic horseback riding is first rate, fabulous and safe! She is so enthusiastic , knowledgeable and entertaining that you are tolting before you realize it, and the experience is over too fast leaving you wanting to do...More

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randolphclan
May 17, 2017|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
Hi The riding tour only (excluding combo tours) costs 14500 ISK now. Regards, Sveinn Atli
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debbauserman
March 25, 2017|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
Hi We always do the tölt on our tours and we choose the horses in accordance with the riders experience. Hope to see you :) Regards, Sveinn Atli
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PlymouthPilgrimPat
March 14, 2017|
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Response from theicelandichorse | Property representative |
You can easily drive to Hveragerði (where the hike to Reykjadalur starts) in about 20 minutes (or even less) from where we are. So if you start with a morning tour with us, you can be in Hveragerði around 1 pm (if you drive... More
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