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#3 of 12 Outdoor Activities in Selfoss Features Animals
Selfoss, Iceland
+354 892 3066
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Felt very welcome

Perfect for teenagers and young adults. Made last-minute arrangements and we were lucky to have a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New York City, New York
via mobile
Wonderful Ride on Icelandic Horses

After our rafting trip was cancelled we sought out a spot near Sellfoss to ride Icelandic Horses... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim R
Plymouth, Michigan
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Selfoss, Iceland
+354 892 3066
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect for teenagers and young adults. Made last-minute arrangements and we were lucky to have a private ride… (Only because it wasn't busy that day… )I was thrilled that-they answer the emails late at night so I could be secure with my plans for the...More

Thank E G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our rafting trip was cancelled we sought out a spot near Sellfoss to ride Icelandic Horses. We saw their name in a brochure at the hotel and we were able to make a last minute reservation for 10. They were very accommodating in taking...More

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From our punctual pickup to the terrific 4-5 hour ride through open meadows, the black sand beach, across rivers, more meadows, the open road; the delicious sandwich and snack in the middle; then at the finish, a cozy and hospitable meal featuring homemade soup, cheeses...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was everyone's favorite activity. We went on the family trail ride with Susanna and Regina. They were enthusiastic and knowledgeable. They let us go at our own pace and offered unique details about our surroundings. The Icelandic horse is gentle and our ride was...More

1  Thank Eva S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for horse riding possibilities for 2 teenager girls, that would challenge and excite. Both girls have been riding horses for a couple of years and were looking forward to riding in the nature and being challenged in water, on the beach and...More

1  Thank Kent B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my boyfriend. I am an experienced rider, he had never ridden a horse before. The stable and the outdoor area was nice and clean, and made a good first impression. We arrived an hour earlier than we had booked, but that was...More

Thank Ane L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight of our honeymoon to Iceland was our guided tour of the hot springs with Solhestar! Our guide was very friendly and experienced, she made our ride very enjoyable, as did the horses! Both horses were very well-trained and sure-footed. The ranch owners even...More

1  Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beach riding tour is highly recommended to all with some riding experience. On this tour you really have the chance to ride, around 28 kilometres. Solhestar has small groups which we preferred, a very helpful and kind guide. The horses are so nice and well...More

Thank ritvaalaniemi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 12 women riders ranged from age 13 to mid-60s whose riding skills ranged from beginner to advanced. We were all well-matched with horses appropriate to our riding level and we all got to experience that unique gait, the Tolt. Our two-hour ride...More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We were a family of four with two young children (5 and 6.5 year olds). We were worried about the kids riding since none of us had done so prior. I emailed them a week before we left and they immediately responded confirming they would...More

Thank peachytraveler1
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