Can you go horseback riding in Iceland? One of the best ways to immerse yourself in Iceland’s scenery is by horse riding. You could wander over lava fields, explore waterfalls and meander through lush valleys on the back of a sturdy Icelandic horse. Whether you are a complete novice or an expert, horse riding in Iceland is suitable for all levels.
Where can I ride Icelandic horses on Iceland?
- Icelandic HorseWorld. 434. Horseback Riding Tours.
- Bakkahestar. 103. Horseback Riding Tours.
- Nupshestar. 218. Horseback Riding Tours.
- Riding Tours South Iceland. 369. Nature & Wildlife Tours • Horseback Riding Tours.
- Polar Hestar. 231. Horseback Riding Tours.
- Íslenski Reiðskólinn. 1,576.
- Hella Horse Rental. 147.
- Skjaldarvik Tours. 204.
Are Icelandic horses good for beginners? Bred to carry adults smoothly and willingly over difficult terrain, Icelandic Horses bring their cheerful outlook and sensible attitude to each ride. Always willing and energetic, they are forgiving and patient with beginners, yet offer the competition rider a challenging experience.
Do Icelanders eat their horses? Do Icelanders still eat horse meat? Although not as common as before, the answer to this question is yes. It’s important to stress that Icelanders do not eat the same horses they ride. Some horses are specially bred for their meat and those horses are never tamed or given a name.