All About the Horse

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Please note riding time is 1 1/2 - 2 hours
Horse show one hour

Riding an Icelandic horse is something you have to experience at least once in your life. From the Íshestar Stables in Hafnarfjörður (20 min outside Reykjavík)  you can enjoy the friendly horses on excellent riding paths. Ride through lava fields and along beautiful green hillsides. Look for different rock formations in the lava while experiencing the special gait, tölt. This tour is ideal for beginners as well as for more experienced riders.
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate after your tour.

After Íshestar drops you off at your hotel, a bus from Reykjavík Excursions will take you to see the stunning horse theatre performance at the new and innovative Icelandic Horse Park at Fákasel and afterwards to look for the Northern Lights (from 15 Sep – 01 apr) on the way back to Reykjavík. The show Legends of Sleipnir is a 50 minute long multimedia show with Icelandic horses and actors, bringing to life the story of the Icelandic horse and it´s unique relationship with humans by weaving together theatre, history, mythology and music. After enjoying the show, traditional Icelandic meat soup is served in the in-house restaurant

Transfer for the horse riding starts at 13:00
Transfer for the horse theater starts at 17:30

What's Included

THE AGE LIMIT TO RIDE IS 8 YEARS OLD.
THE WEIGHT LIMIT FOR ALL OUR TOURS IS 110 KG/240 LBS

Transfers to and from the Íshestar Stables, horse riding as per itinerary, riding helmets, rubber boots, and rainwear or a warm outfit during the ride. English and Scandinavian speaking guidance. Guided bus tour to Fákasel, admission to the horse theater, traditional Icelandic meat soup.
Coffee, tea and hot chocolate after the riding tour.

Additional information

Please note that you cannot take any backpacks or bags with you on the ride but there are safety boxes at the Riding Centre where you can store your valuables. Riding gear (riding boots, riding trousers, jackets, hats, gloves, etc.) needs to be washed (40°C), dry cleaned or disinfected before arriving in Iceland. Used leather gear may not be brought into the country. 

Itinerary

DAY 1
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All About the Horse

* Íshestar Stables
* Fálkasel Horse Park

 

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