Private Riding Lesson in the North of Iceland


Riding Lesson With a skilled riding teacher you can learn from scratch to ride a Icelandic horse or if you are an experienced equestrian you be able to know more about the special gaits of the Vikings horses. With your inquiry of a selected date and starting time you get in contact with us. You will have the opportunity to ask for a specific wish that you want to learn. ( Are you a beginner and want to start your riding carrier and want to learn the basics or you are already a skilled rider that wants to learn more about the Tölt) You will meet your riding teacher at our stable area and together you will prepare the horse for the lesson. You will then have a 30-45 minute riding lesson. After your ride you will unsaddle the horse and bring it back to the meadow.

Tour info

1 hour 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

From Zero to Hero You are a beginner and want to learn a little bit of riding skills here in Iceland or you are an experienced horse rider that never tried the Tölt on an Icelandic and want a deeper insight of the uniqueness of this gait. You can book a private riding lesson with a specific wish what you would like to learn under the supervision of a skilled riding instructor. (The duration on horseback is approx. 30-45 minutes. The lesson includes preparing the horse under the supervision of the riding instructor before and after the ride)

What’s included?

  • Helmet, horse equipment

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 1h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Our short riding tours in the Skagafjörður area are ideal to get a first impression of the Icelandic horse. Meet this wonderful 5-gaited breed, try out its specialty, the tölt, and be inspired by its well-balanced character, compliance, strength and endurance! Whether you are a first-time rider, a fanatical horse enthusiast or anything in between, we’ll either have the right tour for you in our program or create a customized experience suited to your individual needs and wishes. We offer short riding tours from one hour up to day tours. With experienced guides at your side, you might be crossing rivers, climbing up and down steep mountains, tölting over smooth fields or visit the scenic waterfall “Reykjafoss”. There is no better way to explore the beautiful landscape of Skagafjörður than on horseback. We also offer multi-day riding holidays for all experience levels. Visit our web site for further details!

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