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Laxnes Horse Farm

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Address: Laxnes, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
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+354 566 6179
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Laxnes Horse Farm is a family run business and the oldest tour operator in...

Laxnes Horse Farm is a family run business and the oldest tour operator in Iceland. Founded in 1968, the farm offers horseback riding tours all year round for travelers interested in the gentle Icelandic horse.

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Icelandic Horse Riding
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Horseback Riding Day Tour at Laxnes Farm from Reykjavik

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Relaxing and fun

This was my first activity while in Iceland and I had a blast! It was my first time to ride a horse and it was perfect. It was a beautiful day for a ride and everyone at the farm... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
casey c
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New York
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17 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son, who's 9, and I are first time riders. I had a few reservations doing this activity as watching youtube videos and reading some reviews/ articles showed that it isn't the ordinary horseriding I know where someone assists you while you're on the horse going around. You're given independent control (while the trainers are riding with your pack). It... More 

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Thank epcab
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first activity while in Iceland and I had a blast! It was my first time to ride a horse and it was perfect. It was a beautiful day for a ride and everyone at the farm was very nice. Will definitely do it again the next time I'm in Iceland.

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Thank casey c
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This tour was a really fun and enjoyable part of my Icelandic vacation. A family run business, this tour was laid-back and an all-around good time. Everyone was extremely nice, and the horses were so beautiful- any level of experience was accepted, as they horses for all kinds of riders. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank Hayley S
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They provide everything you need from pick-up at the hotel in Reykjavik to coveralls or rain pants, and helmets. The horses are adorable and playful. Enjoyable ride with great views.

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Thank ChristineD20162016
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499 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a group on the Game of Thrones day tour to see these beautiful Icelandic horses for about a half hour and they did not disappoint😀. They truly are full of personality, spunk and life. I loved being able to spend time petting them and just watching their interactions with each other during feeding time. I couldn't believe... More 

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Thank Tigerman777
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were blessed with a beautiful day and a fun ride on playful Icelandic horses. Fjorded the river several times and giggled the whole way. It's helpful but not necessary to have ridden before as this was not a nose to tail trail walk but had several stretches where we tolted and giggled the whole way.

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm getting tired of writing that everyone in Iceland was super friendly...but it's true and the staff at Laxnes were no exception. We arrived very early (like 2 hours early) for our ride and they suggested a nearby bakery where we could get a pastry and kill some time. We did that, then came back. They outfitted us with rain... More 

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Thank Dan K
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From head to toe they fitted you out. The horse was chosen for you to match your size and mood. A gentle walk along the river and the it took off which was a bit of a fright. You soon get in the swing of things and begin to see the countryside I do wonder how jockeys ever have families

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Thank Kevin G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Riding Icelandic horses was a fun and relaxing way to spend an afternoon after landing and being a bit jet-lagged. The horses were very sweet and well-behaved (and super sturdy). The staff picks a horse for you after getting a sense of your riding experience, and someone helps you get into a body suit (was needed because you can get... More 

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Thank npandaco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for horseback riding, it is absolutely beautiful. The horses are beautiful and very nice, and the views are amazing. I would definitely recommend this! It's a little pricey, but worth it. It is a bit physical, if you have back problems it would be best to stay behind at the farm and enjoy a beer with the view... More 

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