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Hestaland

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Treck with friends

Amazing experience. Wonderful horses and unbelievable landscape. The treck was very well organized... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
sharoniteIS
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Sharon, Massachusetts
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An experience to never forget!

Love their attention to matching horses and riders, and the ability to spend some time getting to... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
cvsimard
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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Farm visit to Hestaland. We offer groups to come to our barn to meet the Icelandic horse in person. TRAIL RIDES We offer riding lessons and trail rides. Half-day tour includes a light lunch. Multi-day tours (Treks) read more about our treks on our...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Staoarhus, Borgarnes, Borgarbyggd 311, Iceland
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience. Wonderful horses and unbelievable landscape. The treck was very well organized, food was wonderful and the whole experience was unmatched. I am already planning my return for next year. Gudmar is a true professional and incredible trainer. I learned so much and loved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Love their attention to matching horses and riders, and the ability to spend some time getting to know your horse around the farm before setting out on the countryside with a free herd. It makes for a much more confident and comfortable ride, so you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

If you have the inclination to trek through Iceland on an Icelandic horse- don’t hesitate- do it and choose Hestaland. Gudmar and his team are professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and fun. Our week long custom horseback riding trek was well planned with each day a different,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This was my first trek with Hestaland and my first time riding an Icelandic horse - I cannot recommend this trip enough! Overall vibe is very relaxed with your safety at forefront all while allowing you to experience the incredible Icelandic horse to the fullest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

I spent 6 days riding with Hestaland and staying in the guest house. We took a variety of short day trips and then 3 day-long treks of about 20 miles and were bussed back to the guest house. The stable is extremely well managed with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NancyJax
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Horse Trek at Hestaland - Priceless ! We had a couple days of getting to know the area and our horses, then went on a trek with our group, the staff and enough horses to change midday plus some spares. We mostly rode at a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia W
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This was my second time visiting Hestaland and participating in a trek. The guesthouse was comfortable and very clean. The food was fantastic and the horses amazing. They take excellent care of their guests and treat you like family. Everyone is friendly and willing to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank narohl
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Hestaland Guesthouse was a dream for my daughter who loves horses. We were able to visit the Snaefellsnes Peninsular one day and then spend a morning horse treking as a family. The staff were very friendly and low key. The accommodation is fairly basic, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

The trek was thrilling, the hospitality and food warm and wonderful, the horses and their care most evident and wonderful. Hard leaving and getting back to the everyday. I WANT MORE...AGAIN AGAIN!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rbroadhurst781
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

I spent a week trekking in Iceland with the horses and staff of Hestaland. The horses, the route and scenery were amazing. You see places off the beaten path from the back of a horse that is matched to your abilities and comfort. You spend...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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