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Gústi, a Viking at Heart

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Kiddi from Fákaflöt: A life full of horses

Because he is coming from a horse family, Kiddi – short for Kristinn – has been riding all his life, at least as long as he remembers. This family tradition continues: all of Kiddi‘s and Birna‘s six kids have been on horseback before they could walk. Three of their kids are still living on the […]

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Five reasons why you need to go horseback riding in Iceland

If you’re thinking of heading to Iceland, you probably already have a list of things that you’d like to do. From going whale watching to relaxing in the blue lagoon spa and witnessing the northern lights, there’s plenty to discover in Iceland. One thing that you have to do, however, is go horseback riding in […]

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The story of Reynisstaða brothers

The fatal ride It’s the year 1780 – some 240 years ago to be exact. But the story we are about to tell has lived through the generations and will not be forgotten. Icelanders were a small collection of poor people under Norwegian rule at that time, living off the land and the sea. The […]

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Horse Riding Center and Café Íshestar

Café ÍshestarÍshestar´s horse center is situated in beautiful nature only 15 minutes from Reykjavik. From there we go on our exciting day tours through lava fields and stunning nature. We have a perfect facility to welcome our guests in our horse center before and after the riding tour is finished. There is a small cafeteria […]

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The Icelandic Horse

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