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Horseback riding

There are several horse rentals close to Akureyri:

Pólar Hestar
Grýtubakki II
IS-601 Akureyri
Phone: (+354) 8961879 & 8931879
E-mail: polarhestar@polarhestar.is
Website: www.polarhestar.is/en

In the North of Iceland, at the longest fjord of Iceland, Eyjafjördur, lies Grýtubakki, the farm where Polar Hestar is located. Since 1985 Grýtubakki is the starting point of a variety of long and short riding tours in an extraordinary landscape. About 150 horses live on the farm during the whole year. Curious young horses, mysterious cities of the Elves, a Viking treasure hidden in the ground, attractive valleys, rivers and a colourful world of wonders are waiting the guests.
Polar Hestar - riding tours are from different length and suitable for experienced and less experienced riders. At the farm refreshments and house-made cakes and cookies are offered after all rides. Let yourself be enchanted by the fascinating world of Iceland on horseback!

Open the whole year. Transport from Akureyri can be arranged.

Horse rental Skjaldarvík
Skjaldarvík
IS-601 Akureyri
Phone: +354 552 5200 / +354 895 5200
E-mail: skjaldarvik@skjaldarvik.is
Website: http://www.skaldavik.is/

Skjaldarvik Riding Tours offer short tours in the area surrounding Skjaldarvik. The company offers 1,5 hour riding tour, suitable for all ages. They try to respond to special requests, so don't hesitate to contact them if you have a special request. They have a good variety of riding horses , suitable for beginners or experienced riders. Safety is important and riding helmets and safety vests are standard equipment for all the riding tours. Free access to the hot tub for all guests that come horseback-riding.

Tours available:  At 10:00, 14:00 and 17:00. Night trips on request
Pickup: From Akureyri and back (on request)

The horse rental in 2020 is open July - October.

Riding Club Léttir organizes riding courses, riding tournaments and riding shows. For further information contact lettir@lettir.is.