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Viking Horses

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Reykjavik 110, Iceland
+354 660 9590
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Memorable experience

We had a great time with our 2 young kids, who have never ridden before, Viggó and Kim were really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ruldewuold
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London
A must do when visiting Iceland

We are a family of 5 with three teenagers and limited riding experience. The horses are very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amanda K
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Small groups and luxury rides on the Icelandic horse in the Reykjavik area. We are open all year round and offer day and evening tours. Why us? Our slogan is - Small groups, big adventures - and we strive to make that come true every tour. We are a family owned business, we have top-quality horses and equipment. We love what we do and we love to share it with you. We offer personalised service for beginners and advanced riders.
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“small group” (38 reviews)
“lava fields” (29 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reykjavik 110, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time with our 2 young kids, who have never ridden before, Viggó and Kim were really kind and tried to make a enjoyable and safe experience for everyone. As everything in Iceland, it is not cheap, but it was well worth...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family of 5 with three teenagers and limited riding experience. The horses are very friendly and easy to ride even for beginners. The guide was amazing allowing us to enjoy the views and the horses without worry. We were in Iceland for...More

1  Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a lovely experience. Verena, Siggo and Alexandra were so genuine and nice. They outfitted us with all the proper riding gear to keep us safe and warm. The ride was beautiful. They opened their home to us for lunch. All of my...More

1  Thank ljarboe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pickup and drop off from our hotel couldn't have been easier and friendlier. Once at the facility, we were welcomed by the instructor/guide who is also part owner of the company. He was patient with us and took thought into who would ride which...More

1  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve only been riding for a year and have brittle bones that make me very weary, I must say we were lucky enough to ride for 4 days and every day was totally amazing. Always made to feel comfortable and safe, the scenery was so...More

1  Thank tracey m
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Very impressed with the horses and the people. Pickup at our hotel was very easy. We had a great ride!

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1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Riding an Icelandic horse was one of best times I had while in Iceland. The instructor/guide was really nice and helpful. I have ridden before but the horses were so easy to ride that a first timer would not have a problem. The scenery was...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

It has been a long held dream of mine to ride an Icelandic horse at the tolt. After much research I discovered that very few companies run small group riding tours which I had a strong preference for. Viking Horses responded promptly and warmly to...More

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VerenaWelle, Manager at Viking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Thank you for your kind review!! Great to hear you enjoyed your time here with us and liked the horse we chose for you :) See you again next time!! Your Viking Horses Team

Reviewed December 5, 2017

Our morning tour at Redhills was one of the best experiences so far in Iceland! Our instructor Kim was very helpful and made us felt safe even though we were total beginners. It was a really nice touch to go upstairs for snacks after the...More

1  Thank Venus P
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Sweet horses with amazing gaits, nice and clean facility, excellent guides, wonderful hospitality. The best way to see the countryside even in the snow.

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jberrymanphd
December 16, 2017|
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Response from VerenaWelle | Property representative |
Hello, Yes of course! You are welcome to visit our barn, best between 11am and 6pm. We are looking forward to seeing you :) Verena
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Rebecca T
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Svava Aldís V |
Hi , please send a mail to vikinghorses@vikinghorses.is Best regards, Svava
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Rachel M
January 2, 2017|
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Response from Svava Aldís V |
Hi, the minimum age is 8 years in regular tours but 3-4 years in private tours, there we always have at least 2 guides. Please send a email to vikinghorses@vikinghorses.is Brest regards, Svava
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