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28. March 2018

Iceland tourist industry shaken by a scandal

Stundin, an Icelandic newspaper has published an article about how many Icelandic horse rentals use volunteers and/or very cheap staff to work on their riding tours. In accordance with the article this is done by “hiring” foreign workers…

24. March 2018

Enjoy the 5 gaits of the Icelandic Horse

The Icelandic horse is a five gaited horse breed. What is a gait and why is this so special?

This means that they have more gaits than most horse breeds of the world. All the gaits in the Icelandic horse…

22. January 2018

Why us? – Statement of reliability

Why choosing our firm Íslenski Hesturinn – The Icelandic Horse?

We offer high quality riding tours with personal service and quality guidance. There are more staff per guest than at other places. There are always certified educated tour guides on all our tours (you…

12. January 2018

The story of the pink horse lady

Few years ago we got an e-mail from a lady who wanted to join us for a riding tour with our company Íslenski Hesturinn – The Icelandic Horse few months later. She had a special request, as she wanted…

05. December 2017

Horses of Iceland

 

Íslenski Hesturinn is a proud partner of Horses of Iceland, which is a group of stakeholders in the Icelandic horse community. The goal of the group is to develop a strategic marketing plan to increase the awareness, and strengthen the…

15. May 2017

Evening riding tours

This summer, like past 3 years, Íslenski Hesturinn offers evening riding tours at 20:00 (8 pm) each evening. Enjoy the scenic landscape full of contrasts, lava landscape with pseudo craters and mountain view. Meet the Icelandic Horse and experience the…

26. April 2016

New Website

We at Íslenski Hesturinn – The Icelandic Horse are very excited as we have just launched our new website. We love the design made by the great team at Kosmos & Kaos.

At our first…

13. May 2013

Licensed guides

Quality service
All our tours are guided by educated licensed tour guides. Educated from the Continuing Education University of Iceland. Beside being able to guide in many languages our guides know the horses, riding and many aspects of Icelandic history,…

13. May 2013

Quality service at personal level

We at Íslenski Hesturinn – The Icelandic Horse’s aim to provide quality service at personal level for all our guests. There are always local licensed guides on each tour and staff to help all our guests at personal level.

All…

13. May 2013

Number 1 Thing to do on TripAdvisor

Íslenski Hesturinn – The Icelandic Horse, horse rental in Reykjavik, has been rated as number 1 Thing to do in Reykjavik and Iceland for about 2 years. Quality, professionalism and good service has been the trade mark from the…