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Ishestar Horse Riding Tours

#46 of 262 Outdoor Activities in Reykjavik Features Animals
Soerlaskeid 26, Reykjavik 220, Iceland
+354 555 7000
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Islandic horses

Even in a rainy day this is something you have to try. The cost was 9000 Icelandic about $115... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Lava tour

I went on the lava tour and have mixed feelings about this tour. First of all the stables were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Ishestar Stables offers great facilities for riders. It’s set in beautiful surroundings just outside the town of Hafnarfjordur, about 10 minutes drive from Reykjavik. The facilities and its beautiful surroundings provide endless opportunities for riding, hiking, and other outdoor activities. We welcome individuals, families and all kinds of groups who want to enjoy themselves outdoors. The facilities offer people an easy way to enjoy our horses and the experience of our staff will ensure the safety of all our guests. The locker room of the Stables is well equipped. All customers are provided with warm overalls, rain gear, riding boots and helmets in all sizes. The Ishestar staff take pride in finding horses to suit individual needs as well as secure the safety of everybody. Ishestar offers daily riding tours at 10:00 and 14:00 during the whole year, both for beginners and advanced riders.We offer pick up from all pick up points in Reykjavik.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Soerlaskeid 26, Reykjavik 220, Iceland
+354 555 7000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even in a rainy day this is something you have to try. The cost was 9000 Icelandic about $115 totally worth it. They supply rain gear and helmets and if you have never ridden an Icelandic horse you have to try it is such a...More

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on the lava tour and have mixed feelings about this tour. First of all the stables were dirty and awful, but all of the horses were outside and from which I understood they spend most of the time outside. The horses where a...More

Thank Margo-Sol
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an delayed review for my tour in May.  This was a last minute decision to visit after seeing the brochure at the guesthouse I was staying and the place did not disappoint.  As I came from an urban country, I did not have...More

Thank NSEL
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the comfort tour as a day trip out of Reykjavik due to time constraints (3 hrs total: ~1hr there, ~1hr intro+ride, ~1hr back to city -- pickup/dropoff to where we stayed). Loved the horses and it was cool to experience Iceland by horseback...More

Thank stellatreks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first booked tour on islandic horseback, was with Ishestar. Everything is well organized and we got the feeling that everyone involved had more than their heart in the setup. Very friendly info on all issues when dealing with large animals. The surrounding area is...More

Thank Anders O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was so cool and I was so glad we went and did this! I learned a lot about the Icelandic pony history and how they are one of the purest breeds of horse in the world!! The staff had amazing English and we were...More

Thank Brittany N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this. I have just about zero experience riding horses (I rode one as a teenager at camp for a hot minute once), but everyone was great with me. I was terrified at first on the horse (total city slicker here), but they...More

Thank Phillygirlagain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the "Meet the Horses" Tour because I didn't think my 6 year old could handle a long ride. It turned out it was just my family of 3. It began with a power point presentation about the farm and the horses and then...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the Lava Tour which is an easy riding experience from novices upwards and tailored with that in mind. Split into groups if you want to canter, but I chose to walk and trot as I was feeling a bit nervous. The guides were...More

Thank suzie w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love horses, but we have some health issues which made us nervous to ride in a strange place. So we booked the Meet the Horses tour. We were picked up by the minibus on time from our hotel and all was going well until...More

Thank mki112255
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