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Iceland by Horse is More than Bucket List Fun — It will make you a better rider!

Iceland by Horse With glacier-cut fjords, hot rivers, northern lights, and more than 100 volcanoes (dormant and active), it’s no wonder that Iceland is a favorite among adventurous travelers. But for equestrians, there’s an additional, perhaps more powerful draw: the island nation’s roughly 80,000 horses, all descended from Viking steeds and evolved over more than …

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Reykjavik Iceland Horse Riding in Land of Fire & Ice

Iceland is known as the Land of Fire and Ice for its abundance of volcanoes, glaciers, and waterfalls… but it’s also known for the special breed of horse native to the country—the Icelandic Horse. Odds are that you’ll see an Icelandic Horse or two during your visit, as there are about 80,000 currently on the …

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Horseback riding vacation on Snaefellsness Peninsula, Iceland

Horseback riding vacation on Snaefellsness Peninsula in Iceland Though I’d had the chance to ride an Icelandic horse on my first horseback riding vacation to Iceland in 2009, I knew I wanted to do it again when I returned in September of 2010. Feeling my horse break into a tölt (a special gait that only …

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Horseback Riding Vacation in Reykjavik, Iceland

Horseback Riding Vacation in Reykjavik, Iceland Even for those tourists who aren’t horse crazy, the horses in Iceland hold a special appeal. Not only are they incredibly friendly and docile – just pull over on the side of a field when driving in Iceland and you’ll soon be surrounded by curious horses – they’re also …

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Horseback Riding Vacation in Iceland

Horseback Riding Vacation and Farm Holiday in Magical Iceland Imagine going on a horseback riding vacation at the top of the word! While I’ve not yet been to Iceland, it actually has ” continental divide techtonic plates” separating North America from Europe. It also offers blue glaciers, boiling hot water geysers and a moon-like landscape …

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