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Summer Nights Ride

We absolutly loved it. Before we stayed at the Guesthouse of Anita and Stefnir, we had a very nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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July 2018 8 Day tour

Anita was so hospitable and every stop along the tour was so well planned. My favorite spot was... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutly loved it. Before we stayed at the Guesthouse of Anita and Stefnir, we had a very nice E-Mail Contact and they helped us with all our questions. When we arrived the hole Family+ Bowie(dog) welcomed us and showed us all the different animals...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Anita was so hospitable and every stop along the tour was so well planned. My favorite spot was unicorn mountain and the mountain but we stayed in there. I got to ride three incredible horses and the views and gallops were to die for! I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

I went to Hekluhestar last year and since then only think about returning there. The team was incredibly friendly, the trip well organized, the horses kind and willing, with unbelievable Icelandic landscapes. Thank you Anita for everything, and see you soon again!!!

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

I knew from the description of the ride that I'd be in for an adventure but I didn't really understand just how wild the trip would be. Lots of riding on wonderful smooth Icelandic horses, fabulous food, incredible logistics and best of all amazing staff....More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Metrojan
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Did circular ride from the farm near Hella. A fantastic ride and holiday - looked after very well by Anita and Steffnir (and their small team). Amazing scenery, lovely Icelandic horses, great staff and fellow guests. Probably the best riding holiday we've done.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Mark R
Reviewed July 20, 2016

It was great! They are wonderful, caring people and try very hard to match riders to specific horses. (You still should be a good rider, though.). The gallop home on the last afternoon is wonderful and memorable, as is running with the free herd. If...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

You know you are on the best vacation when everyone else on vacation is taking pictures of yours! I will never forget galloping alongside 40 free horses through the highlands of Iceland. The scenery was amazing and we even lucked out with great weather. The...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank kmodena
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Highly recommend for anyone touring south: wonderful experience for our 4 year old who had no experience and was scared initially. She couldn't stop talking about horse riding for days, wants to do it again.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We haven't found the time to go riding there but the E-Mail contact which we had was very lovely and friendly. We weren't sure first if the weather would be great and they offered that we could come and see their young horses if the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Joelle K
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Having tried the more Commercial riding in Iceland before (and been pretty disapointed) I this time went to Hella, to Hekluhestar and Anita to try out a more Authentic experience. Anita made this experience the best ever. The landscape is awesome, the private riding tour...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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