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Nupshestar

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Icelandic horse experience

It was so good to ride next to the river on such nice horses. They really make this enjoyable in... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Vernon v
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Palmwoods, Australia
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Honeymoon trip of a lifetime

Let me start with this...my only disappointment is that I can only give them a 5/5. Elwira was the... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Gregg B
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Nupshestar – Riding Tours offer a horse rental and horse riding tours in South Iceland. In offer are short riding tours and a few days riding tours in Thjorsa Valley. We welcome any kind of experience riders. We also offer custom tours for all kind...more
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Breidanes, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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+354 852 5930
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

It was so good to ride next to the river on such nice horses. They really make this enjoyable in every way they can. Even if you are not use to horses and its your first time riding - they will accommodate you with a...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Let me start with this...my only disappointment is that I can only give them a 5/5. Elwira was the most hospitable owner I’ve ever met and our guide Andrea was absolutely amazing. My wife’s fear of horseback riding is quite intense, yet the smaller Icelandic...More

Thank Gregg B
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I can't recommend this experience enough. We booked only a few hours before our ride, and they stayed open especially for us. When we arrived they had already picked horses out based on our relative experiences, and offered us extra waterproof clothing and gloves to...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Was so impressed with this company. Very flexible. Small groups —- just my family. Have rented several horses over the years and this place was he best. No need to look any anywhere else! Also provided free photos, coffee and cake.

Thank Andrea437
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Went for a one hour ride with the family twice in the same week. Really friendly and let the children get to know the horses and other animals on the farm. The route was pretty and well suited to our inexperienced group

Thank ogmundur
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Easy communication from start to finish, very responsive to emails and answering questions. Small, family owned, away from the crowds. Our 2 hour ride ended up being just the two of us and a guide, and we booked it the night before. We had beautiful...More

Thank JuliaSN
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We booked a two-day horsebackriding trip with Nupshestar. From the first. Immunization onwards, Elwira communicated via email great and answered my many questions. When we arrived, everything was perfect. We rode with Kate and some hand horses (since we were riding so many hours) through...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This was such a treat! I found it on google maps and read some of the reviews and I was drawn to this place. It was a rainy wet day in July, but we still went and am I glad we did! Our guide was...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We and our boys (8 and 11) really enjoyed it. The owners, Svenni och Ewelina were so very nice and friendly.

Thank V A
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in riding icelandic horse this is a must to do thing. Elwira and Svenni are so good hosts and organizers of the 3 day tour. Its all inclusive and you basically only need good clothes for the weather. Raingear is provided....More

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DarrenJ441
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Hi Darren! Your 2.5 year old is welcome to try but not sure if it could make a long ride. 5 year old child should be able to do it up to 1 hour ride :) We do it very personal so the children will get all attention they need... More
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amsholtes
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Im very sorry but could not find any missed email, hope you founded some good place to ride and enjoyed.
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nrelam
March 1, 2017|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Yes, most of the stables in the South are closed, not sure about any with regular rides, everyday tours. We highly recommend Laxnes Horse Farm for a winter rides, they are closer to Reykjavik.
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