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Sturlureykir Horses/Visiting HorseFarm

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Loved visiting

Not a particularly horsey person although I love animals in general but this farm is well worth a... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
lazigirl
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Vernon, Canada
So much more than I expected

Other reviews will give you details of the actual experience but I would like to share how this... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2019
RubyK149
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Visiting HorseFarm open all year around, come in visit take a photo, Rent a Horse, Horsebackriding Tours, HorseShow, SaleHorses Welcome in visit
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Sturlureykir, Reykholt 320, Iceland
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Not a particularly horsey person although I love animals in general but this farm is well worth a stop. The staff are friendly and informative. The horses are beautiful, well looked after and seemed happy! We learnt a lot about Icelandic horses which was interesting....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Other reviews will give you details of the actual experience but I would like to share how this visit unexpectedly touched me, I had no idea of how special and engaging the Icelandic horse is, The people shared their passion for the horses, for Iceland...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank RubyK149
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Our tour leader, Eagle, introduced us to this horse farm in West Iceland. The owners and staff were very welcoming and keen to share their way of life. The horses' abilities shown on videos are incredible. The dogs were a bonus. Refreshments including rye bread...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joypa47
Reviewed March 1, 2019

The beautiful Icelandic horses are spoilt here in their heated stables. We had a gorgeous ride by a river with dogs leading the way. These divine horses are so sociable and give the smoothest ride . We finishd with coffee and rye bread. Sincerest thanks...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank juliannekillara
Reviewed January 20, 2019

We visited the horse farm on the second day of our Arctic Adventure 2-day Snaefellsnes tour. Now I love scenery - waterfalls and such, but walking into the room at Sturlureykir to be met by two frolicking puppies and the delightful owner/host, Hrafnildur just brought...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bettywhitebeach
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

The Sturlureykir Visiting HorseFarm is one of a kind. Their horses are very well-behaved and the ambiance is stunning. This family-run farm in Reykholt is much more authentic than the ones near Reykjavik. Riding their pretty ponies through the Icelandic countryside is such a magical...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

A group of seven dropped in with a very warm welcome. We saw the horses and the dogs and had the best time. We even got a taste of fantastic bread that they bake in their own hot spring in the backyard... Nobody should not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariatheguide
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We were with Arctic Adventures Tour which bought us here. Greeted by 2 excitable friendly dogs who loved to be patted. Our hosts brought us around to see their Icelandic horses and a backyard hot spring. We could clearly see the bonding they have with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jacq789
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Definitely make a stop here! Such wonderful hospitality. We were welcomed onto the farm, wandered around petting horses, got to see a small bubbling hot spring, and offered coffee/hot coco and homemade traditional bread, with a short history about both the bread and the horses....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RM1231
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

It was an experience of a life time. Horses, jaw dropping beauty, kind and informative hosts. Traditional Icelandic Viking bread and coffee, yummy!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Christine A
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Response from mariatheguide | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but Im sure he will do just fine :) they have longer and shorter tours... he will have a day that he will late forget 🥰
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allyson315
July 13, 2018|
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Response from mariatheguide | Reviewed this property |
You can drop by and meet the horses, or try to ride with a guide who will tame the horse in front.. or take a longer tour on your own riding the horse yourself... what ever you dream of you probably can do so... I heard of... More
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