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Eldhestar Volcano Horses

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Olfuss, Iceland
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Escape the hustle and bustle of Reykjavik and enjoy a calming horseback ride through the Icelandic countryside during this outdoor excursion. Make your own way to the horse farm and meet your trusty steeds. Then, follow your guide along tamed paths and meadows, admiring the landscape while you ride.
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Lars Seitzberg wrote a review Oct 20
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If you and the family will experience something extraordinary this is the answer. Once in a lifetime experience. Perfect for all ages. And very nice staff. World class.
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Date of experience: October 2021
Knut Georg W wrote a review Oct 7
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Great activity with my 8 yo son. Friendly and helpfull staff and well trained horses easy to ride. Stables were clean and well maintained. Animal wellfare seemed very good!
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HBPLPP wrote a review Oct 1
11 contributions2 helpful votes
We did the Countryside Charm. The experience was fantastic, especially because the two of us haven't ridden in years. The one hour was complete for us, and fit what Rick Steves describes in his guidebooks.. Going at various paces went smoothly. The tolt is as great of a pace as advertised. Everyone in life needs to tolt. Isabelle made things very easy for us on the ride. We recommend Eldhestar to anyone wanting the Iceland horse riding experience.
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Date of experience: September 2021
horsesofcourse wrote a review Sep 2021
Dallas, Texas99 contributions12 helpful votes
I booked the 6 hour thermal river excursion for experienced riders. I’ve been riding for 20 years and ride daily. When we arrived at the barn, I was a tiny bit concerned as it seemed I had much more experience than several of the 10 people in our group. A few of them did not ride at all. However, I was matched with a lovely, forward mare. A horse with a bit more spirit than the beginners in the group which leveled the playing field. Isabel, our guide was stellar. She gave us lots of great information about the countryside we were riding through and the history of the Icelandic horse. She made sure that the less experienced stayed safe and that the more experienced riders felt challenged. The track we ride was excellent with great footing, a few lovely creek crossings and spectacular scenery. We had such a happy, cordial group! The horses were well cared for, well schooled and safe. The tack was older but also safe. I would definitely take a trip with Eldestar again and would even consider a multi day trek with them. Highly recommend!
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Yula wrote a review Sep 2021
Marseille, France1 contribution
The Icelandic horses cross the river with very stable steps. The guide is very lovely and teaches us a lot about horse riding.
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Date of experience: September 2021