Horse riding tours

For riders of all levels

Horse riding tours

Join us on one of our horseback riding tours and meet the wonderful Icelandic horses in a beautiful environment. It’s an experience you won’t forget!

For bookings and further information please contact us

Book and prices

Our horseriding tours


  • Children 14 years or older need written parental permission to ride alone.

  • Children pay full price for our tours.

  • The weight limit for all our tours is 100 kg.

  • We provide riding helmets

  • Please note that it is not allowed to ride with backpacks or bags.We reccomend that you bring warm gloves and a thin hat that can fit under the riding helmet.

Follow us:


1 -1,5 hours

Price: 10 000 kr

Suitable for beginners and experience riders. 

This tour is ideal for beginners as well as more advanced riders, families and groups. We calmly ride through our beautiful area.


2-2,5 hours

Price: 18 000 kr

Only available from 1 may to 31 august.

Suitable for beginners and experience riders. This tour  is a unique way to feel the power of the Icelandic horse.

Akrafjall mountain area is a beautiful place to visit by horse. 


Did you know?

Five gaits?

Did you know that while most other breeds have a maximum of three gaits, the Icelandic horse prides it self with five!

Horse or pony?

Make no mistake, although tiny in stature, calling the Icelandic horse a pony is not how you want to start a conversation with its owner.

The only horsebreed

In Iceland you will find just this one horse breed – the good old Icelandic horse.

Import of foreign horse breeds it’s forbidden and if an Icelandic horse leaves Iceland, there is no coming back!

Many colors

The Icelandic horse has over 40 base colours and over 100 colour variations. In fact, you can now find almost all known horse colours within this breed.


Hestamiðstöðin Borgartún is a family company located in Æðaroddi 36, Akranes wish is only 45 km from Reykjavik. Our goal is to meet the needs of every customer as best we can with personal service. We specialize in small groups or private adventure tours for every kind of customer.

We are also have training and breeding facility with spacious boxes, and attached to the stable is an indoor arena which is necessary for training horses and giving riding lessons.

Maybe we have the horse your looking for?

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