Get to know a beautiful horse and enjoy a ride in the Icelandic wilds together.

Relax and soak up the sights as you drive away from the city and into the countryside. At a rural stables, you’ll be greeted by experienced guides who’ll fit you out with a helmet, provide a full safety briefing and introduce you to your steed.

No matter if you’re a novice or a seasoned rider because the small and sturdy Icelandic horse is renowned for its sure-footed gait and docile nature. The ancestors of these pure-bred animals were first brought to the country by Vikings over 1,000 years ago and you’ll find out about their fascinating story as you set off on a gentle trek.

Be sure to take a camera because, as you explore the surrounding area with your guides, your horse will offer a fantastic vantage point to admire the spectacular scenery. 

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