On Horseback in Skagafjordur
In Skagafjordur, everyone can find a horse-riding trip suited to their ability. You can rent a horse for short trips, multi-day excursions to the highlands, or anything in between. There are many uninhabited places not far from town where you can experience the beauty of the landscape and enjoy the peace and quiet. Take a look at the options below, or go to Icehorse.is for more companies who specialise in horse-riding trips in the North West.

Horse tours – visit a stud farm.  To see the country on horseback is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors.  We offer horse riding trips, whether for an hour or a day.  The tours are built on basic riding instruction, information on the horse as well as the history of the area.  The tours are to the main historical sites which have been preserved since 1253, from the base of Glodafeykir and to the banks of the district waters (Héraðsvötn) depending on the length of the tour.
www.flugumyri.com  [email protected]

Will you be travelling through Skagafjörður?  Within walking distance from Varmahlid, at the intersection of highway 1 and route 752 you will find the offices of Hestasport – Activity Tours.  We offer riding tours suited to all levels of experience.
You can join for short riding tours from 1 hour tour to a day ride. If you are a experienced rider, a multi-day trip up to the highlands with a herd of horses is an unforgettable experience.
We offer you in our trips excellent and sure horses, all needed riding gear, experienced and friendly guides, rain clothes (if needed) and helmets.
Hestasport is Iceland#EFKs oldest licensed riding tour operator with over 35 years of experience.
We look forward to riding with you, Iceland style!
www.riding.is   [email protected]

Topphestar  tourism operation was established in 1995, however began operations in horse rentals and riding school since 1983 under the name of the proprietor Ingimar Pálsson. We have horses suitable for all levels of experience.  We offer trips from one hour to 6 days, whatever you wish.  We are located 1-2km from Saudarkrokur with good fun trips in all directions.  We look forward to welcoming you!
[email protected]   www.topphestar.is

The horse tours from Lýtingsstadir offers riding tours from 1-4 hours and longer tours from 1 to 7 days.  Lytingsstadir is 19km south of Varmahlid on road 752m 8km from Bakkaflöt and Steinsstadir.  We have docile and placid horses for beginners as well as more challenging horses for the more experienced.  Riding trails are alongside Black river, up to Eggjar in Tungusveit and the old parliament road at Stapi, south to Gilshaga waterfall or along the district waters (Héraðsvötn), all depending on how long the planned tour is.  An experienced English (& german) speaking guide will accompany you.  We loan wet weather gear and riding helmets.
[email protected]   www.lythorse.com