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Kalfholt Riding Day Tours

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Welcome to Kálfholt! Kálfholt is a family run horse breeding farm located on the eastern banks of the Þórsá river between the towns of Selfoss and Hella in South Iceland. The farm has been in the family since 1965 and in 1985 began to focus...more
Roadnumber 288, Selfoss, Iceland
+354 487 5176
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Kalfholt is THE place to go horseback riding. Us 3 girls had a glorious personalized trek through fields, streams and along the longest river in Iceland. The other horses and sheep gazed at us clomping by, from a walk to a smooth "tolt," the 5th...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Barb B
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I went for a few days riding, with some friends, to Kalfholt, having not ridden there for several years. We were given a friendly welcome, rode lovely, well behaved horses and ate fantastic home-cooked food. Sadly, this year, the weather was miserably cold and wet,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Nottoooldtotravel_10
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Wonderful experience from start to finish. We had a private ride and the horses were so well behaved. The family was terrific.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank judytessler
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Four of us booked the 2 hour ride last week. One was very nervous! We all thoroughly enjoyed it. All nerves disappeared because of the knowledge and empathy of the owners .We had a lovely ride and enjoyed experienced the ' tolt' on well behaved...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank AlisonHarman1
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Our little one desperately wanted to ride an Icelandic horse... Kalfholt was the PERFECT place to do so! It was just our family on a calm January day in the early morning. They made our first time riders feel very comfortable and the facility was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ARRoberts31542
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We searched for an experienced riding tour for a long time, and ended up picking Kalfholt. And we had the most amazing experience ever! Even though it rained -rain coats were provided. Great home made food. Coffee and hot chocolate when we got back. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marte E
Reviewed August 23, 2017

We booked specifically for high quality horses and instruction as well as riding out and Kalfholt came highly recommended, we were certainly not disappointed. Aside from a lovely home good home cooking and the hotpot to look forward to after a day of training and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

It was the first horse-ride ever for my whole family - we signed up for the Beginner's Ride. There was apprehension of various degrees among us. Our host, Eyrún, has a trained eye. After a warm welcome and quick intro, she professionally but subtly sized...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank kienteong
Reviewed July 23, 2017

One thing on our daughter's wish list was to have an encounter and ride an icelandic horse. I was nervous about this particular activity as we had small children. We contacted Kalfholt based on reviews/recommendations. From the initial email, I knew this was a caring...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

My husband and I booked a 1.5-2 hour tour with Kalfholt during our 10-day visit to Iceland. My husband has little to no riding experience, while I've spent a lot of time on horseback, and we both had a fantastic time. This is a great...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Therese G
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