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The Icelandic horse is a favorite of many and known around the world
as an excellent steed. There are many horse rentals throughout the country offering short or
longer rides.

Oddsstaðir
Oddsstaðir is located in the beautiful Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, the birthplace of the Icelandic Saga. It is an adventure to ride Icelandic horses here and enjoy the nature at the same time. Riding an Icelandic horse is something you have to experience at least once in your life. We offer short and long  guided day tours.
Sturlureykirhorses / Visiting HorseFarm
Want to get to know the Icelandic horse? The Visiting HorseFarm at Sturlu-Reykir (route 518) is a good place to do so. It specializes in welcoming those who just want to meet this world-famous breed in a friendly environment. Visiting HorseFarm is run by the couple Hrafnhildur and Jóhannes who have been practicing horsemanship all their lives in Borgarfjörður. They offer horse rides, stablevisit, natural hotspring, homebaked ryebread, coffee and hot chocolate. Open daily from 10:00 to 16:00. Please contact for tours and booking information.
Hömluholt
Homluholt Cottages and Horsebreeding Farm Hömluholt Cottages are located on the southern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula by the Hafursfell mountain. A distance of 54 km from Borgarnes, 75 km from Reykjavík and 600 meters from the main road Snæfellsnesvegur.  *1. Cottage*  Accommodation for upp to 8 persons. Featuring a well-equiped kitchen for self-catering, living room, bathroom with a shower and double bedroom.  Two bedrooms are upstairs with three single beds in each room. Beautiful scenic views of the nearby mountains and of the seashoreLöngufjörður are from the cottage.  *2. Cottage*  Acocommations for upp to 10 persons. This cottage has a well-equiped kitchen, living room and bathroom with shower. A sofabed for two in the livingroom, one double bedroom and two other bedrooms each with one single bed and bunk beds. Beautiful scenic views of the nearby mountains and of the seashoreLöngufjörður are from the cottage. Activities: Horse rental service  We offer from 1 to 3 hour guided horseback riding tours along the goldensandy beaches located in this area. A variety of bird species can be seen on the way and possibily seals during the trip. Check out our video: http://homluholt.is/2016/08/17/homluholt-i-odru-sjonarhorni/  
Kast Guesthouse
Kast guesthouse offers 27 rooms: 17 double rooms, 2 triple rooms and 2 family rooms with private facilities and 6 double rooms with shared facilities. The rooms are spacious and it‘s easy to add beds. Every room has a radio and you can buy access to the internet in the lobby. The guesthouse has an outstanding restaurant that fits 50 people. Dinner available between 18:30 and 20:30. You can also order some snack and take it with you on daytours. Horse Riding Tours available.
Fjeldstedhestar.is
1-2 hour riding tours in beautiful surroundings on the banks of the Hvitá River, which is a glacial river flowing from Eiriksjökull Glacier. There are excellent facilities in a brand new riding arena which is specially designed for wheel chair users and the disabled. Horses of all capabilities. The riding school offers a 5-day course for children and teenagers during summer from Mondays to Fridays. Further information: gunna@fjeldstedhestar.iswww.fjeldstedhestar.is
Stóri Kambur
Stóri Kambur offers horse riding tours and accommodation in small cozy cottages with an excellent view: The horse Rental is a family-run business offering short riding tours. We want our visitors to enjoy a memorable experience of riding amid the magnificent nature of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. We ride along a golden beach at the foot of Snæfellsjökull glacier.  We also offer accommodation in cozy cottages located at our farm Stóri-Kambur. The accommodation combines a living room, bedroom, and kitchenette in one living space in addition to a bathroom with a shower.  The accommodation is suitable for 2-4 people and it is self-catering.  The view is amazing and the sense of tranquility is otherworldly.
Horse Centre Borgartún
Hestamiðstöðin Borgartún offers 1-2 hour riding tours in a beautiful nature on the outskirts of Akranes. Our tours are a wonderful experience for all those who want to try riding the Icelandic horse. Whether you are novice or experienced riders, young or old, these friendly horses with their nimble and willing nature are a pleasure to ride in their natural environment. We specialize in smaller groups with a personalized service and we are open all year round. When the weather is not on our side we can always ride inside.
Giljar Horses & Handcraft
Giljar is a farm in Borgarbyggð, West Iceland, and located 12 km from Reykholt towards Húsafell. We offer easy riding tours in the beautiful surroundings of our farm. There are daily trips during the summer ranging from 1 – 3 hours. Both beginners and experienced riders are welcome. Please book in advance. We look forward to hearing from you! :-)
Dalahestar
Please contact for tours and booking information.
Lýsuhóll-Snæhestar
Lýsuhóll is a small family business. Accommodation offered in cosy little cottages and a guesthouse with double and single rooms. There is a restaurant and horse back riding tours are offered.  During summer you can rent six cosy little summer cottages which consist of a bedroom, a living-room, a small kitchen, shower and toilet and are ideal for two or four people, especially families. From all the cottages you have a fantastic view of the glacier Snæfellsjökull, the mountains and the sea. Accommodation is also available in two bigger houses with 4 rooms each which can be used all year round. There are two twin/double rooms, one single and a big family room. They all have a washing basis in the room and share two bathrooms with showers. There is a kitchen with all the basic equipment and a cosy sitting and dining room. There is a hot tub on the veranda. Horse riding tours offered on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, mostly along the wide beaches of Iceland's most beautiful horse riding area "Löngufjörur". Longer and shorter guided horse riding tours available upon request. Swimmingpool and hot tub nearby the farm (with warm mineral water directely from the ground).
Söðulsholt Travel Service
Söðulsholt is a working horse farm, where we breed, train and sell Icelandic horses.  Söðulsholt travel services offers accommodation and horse rental activity. Our accommodations include 4 premium cottages, built in 2015/2016 each sleeping 4 people comfortably. Each cottage includes WiFi, one double bedroom, two twin beds in the upper loft, fully-equipped kitchen, sitting area, bathroom w/shower and outside seating area. A "Weber" grill is available for your use. A minimum stay of two or three nights is required. We offer our guests short riding tours and access to a private river where guests may fish for salmon/trout (extra fee). Fishing is available from mid June to the end of August. Please contact us for tours and booking information or visit our website https://cottages.sodulsholt.is for direct booking and information on available dates. 

Other (13)

Kraftganga Lækjargata 4 101 Reykjavík 899-8199
Arctic Rafting Skútuvogi 2 104 Reykjavík 562-7000
Arctic Advanced Þorláksgeisli 47 113 Reykjavík 777-9966
Laxnes Horse Farm Laxnes 271 Mosfellsbær 5666179
Dalur-hestamiðstöð ehf. Dalland 271 Mosfellsbær 566-6885
Námshestar Kúludalsá 301 Akranes 897-9070
Iceland By Horse Litla Drageyri 311 Borgarnes 697-9139
Hestaferðir Stóra Kálfalæk 2 Stóri Kálfalækur 2 311 Borgarnes 437-1822
Kimpfler Hrafnkelsstaðir 311 Borgarnes 896-3749
Ólafur Flosason Breiðabólstaður 320 Reykholt í Borgarfirði 897-9323
Áshestar Stóri-Ás 320 Reykholt í Borgarfirði 847-7051
Traðir Guesthouse Traðir 356 Snæfellsbær 431-5353
Brimhestar Brimilsvellir 356 Snæfellsbær 436-1533