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Address: Borgargerdi, Selfoss 801, Iceland
Phone Number: 892-3066
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Great introduction to horse riding!!

We pre~booked a hours riding session, and everything went smoothly from start to finish! From the moment we arrived the staff were pleasant and friendly, and there was wellies and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
David P
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We pre~booked a hours riding session, and everything went smoothly from start to finish! From the moment we arrived the staff were pleasant and friendly, and there was wellies and coats to borrow in addition to riding hats. We were asked about any experience we had had previously, introduced to our horses and given a briefing on how to get... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was my first time riding Icelandic horse and I lived it. The guide was skillful and attentive to all inexperienced (like me haha). Appreciated the fact, that they split the groups, so there were max 10 pers. with one guide. At first I was a little afraid when we had to go faster, but then I figured how to... More 

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Thank JulzHa
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Solhestar (TripAdvisor 2013 award winner) lives up to provide great service. Superb horse riding around majestic setting. I'm new to horse riding but the 2-hr experience was awesome. Dexter, my favourite horse, gave me a good time. Advice: the card is widely used in Iceland (so I don't need to carry much cash). But for this place, pay cash as... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Hot springs tour - such a great day! Lots of great tölt. Im an expreienced rider and got exactly the horse i wanted, a happy horse named Kvistur who was the fastest of them all. Everyone had a great day even the guys who had the first ride of their lives. A small family-run company who afterwards... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Or any other horse farm except this one. I have riden a lot (3rd place at world championships to back that up) and ridden gaited horses including icelandics a fair amount. I told them my experience level and background but stated i was there for enjoyment and wanted a nice horse with a nice tölt as riding that gait on... More 

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Thank Megan W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a smaller stable can tailor the riding according to your experience. Unlike with many bigger stables the ownwer is involved and ensures your satisfaction.

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Thank Petri K
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice three hour ride with Solhestar. Despite the fact that we aren't very experienced riders (2 adults, three kids) we all felt comfortable and safe. The setting is very dramatic and nice, and the horses are calm, healthy and seemingly content! Our guides were friendly, the transportation to and from our hotel in Reykjavik went well, the online booking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I signed up for the evening riding tour, where we got picked up from our hotel in Reykjavik by out lovely guide who drove us into the countryside and spent the evening riding with us. On the drive over she taught about Icelandic Horses, about their unique beauty and size, how they have remained a pure breed,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided at the last minute (around 7pm) I wanted to go horseback riding the following morning. The guide from a Golden Circle tour I did had recommended this place to me. I booked the 3 hour ride (only about 1.5 hrs on the horse) on the Solhestar website and was promptly picked up at my hotel in the morning... More 

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NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute must to do a riding horse of Icelandic tour of Iceland. We did a one hour horse ride and the horses and scenery are amazing!

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