Horse riding

  • ishestar

Thousands of people in Iceland own horses for the simple pleasure of riding out and enjoying the companionship of their horses. Travel on horseback is growing in popularity and Icelandic horsemen are respectful and considerate when it comes to nature, just as they are with their horse. All sorts of competitions are on offer and everyone can find a level that suits them, from novice fun classes up to top class national competitions. The Icelandic Horse can be used in all the traditional Icelandic disciplines as well as in classic equestrian sports such as dressage and jumping. Whatever your preference – you will always find an Icelandic horse to fulfill your dream!



The Íshestar Riding Centre is set in beautiful surroundings just outside the town of Hafnarfjörður, about 10 minutes drive from Reykjavík. The facilities and its beautiful surroundings provide endless opportunities of riding, hiking and other outdoor activities. 
We offer riding tours, daily all year around,  from 30 minutes to 5 hours depending on your riding expertise. We welcome beginners as well as more experienced riders and offer free pick up from all major hotels and guest houses in Hafnarfjörður and Reykjavik.

Sörlaskeið 26
220 Hafnarfjörður
Tel: +354 555-7000
Fax: +354 555-7001