Horse Riding in the South West 

1 hours Year round
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Experience riding the world’s most pure-bred horse on a choice of riding excursions close to Hveragerdi, around a half hour drive from Reykjavik at Eldhestar Horse Riding Centre (Vellir Farm).

Safety helmets are provided, as are rain gear and winter overalls, gloves and rubber boots (as appropriate to the season).


Countryside Charm – 1 hr
A short horseriding tour in the Icelandic countryside, only a 30-minute drive from Reykjavik. This tour is ideal for those who would like a ‘taster’ of riding an Icelandic horse, with its unique gait, the ‘tolt’. Explore the gentle riding paths and the meadows around Eldhestar’s farm at Vellir. This tour is offered year-round, on request, starting from Hotel Eldhestar. (no transfers from Reykjavik)

Price from £53 per adult and from £43 per child

Year round, starting and ending at Hotel Eldhestar for self-drive clients (morning or afternoon)
Alternatively transfers are available from Reykjavik every day at approximately 08:00 and 13:00. Return to Reykjavik at around 13:00 and 17:15.

Important note 110kg max. weight limit for riders. Minimum age for horse riding 7 years old.

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