Our Tours

Around Reykjavík 2018

Duration 8 days

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Landsmót riding tour 2018

Duration 8 days

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Volcano Hekla 2018

Duration 1-5 days (optional)

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With 11 years of experience of organizing longer riding tours, we at Hestahof are proud of our selection of good and stable horses which fit every riders need  and their riding experiences. These riding tours are not with a loose herd  of horses, but one good horse per person per day.

Young horses from 1st prize parents for sale!

We have a good selection of young mares and geldings from 1st prize parents for sale. Good character, good build and good lineage in a great variety in color.

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Horses for sale

Freri frá Vetleifsholti

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Fylkir frá Hrafnkelsstöðum 1

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Herjólfur frá Hestheimum

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Ísafold frá Kommu

Mare

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Janúar frá Ármóti

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Töffari frá Hestheimum

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Trúlofun frá Hestheimum

Mare

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Breeding horses

Dáð frá Dalbæ

Mare

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Dögun frá Ragnheiðarstöðum

Mare

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Eilífð frá Hestheimum

Mare

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Hekla frá Ólafsvöllum

Mare

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Ísafold frá Kommu

Mare

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Kleopatra frá Kommu

Mare

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Snörp frá Hestheimum

Mare

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Stimpill frá Hestheimum

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Þota frá Skammbeinsstöðum 3

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About us

Lea Helga Ólafsdóttir and Marteinn Hjaltested live in Kaldakinn with their son, Hákon Snær Hjaltested. Marteinn is a member of FT, which is an association of licenced trainers of the Icelandic horse. Lea Helga is a teacher. Marteinn and Lea have 3 children, 2 of which are grown up and live in Reykjavík. Lea, Marteinn and Hákon live in Kaldakinn with a lot of horses, their dog Pollý, and the cat, Tíska.

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Cute and cuddly our horses - and also the horses,which our foreign friends own here in Kaldakinn! Cold and windy today, super refreshing! ... See MoreSee Less

Cute and cuddly our horses - and also the horses,which our foreign friends own here in Kaldakinn! Cold and windy today, super refreshing!

.. and in our home, only ONE gift is opened at a time. All the other family members watch, while the one is reading the card and opening the gift... Takes several hours to open them all - and patience, especially when the kids were younger:-)A is for "aðfangadagur", the day children can hardly wait for. After dinner at 6 PM, taking forever it seems for the young ones, the presents are finally opened. Families stay up late with their new books and toys, enjoying all the sweets and goodies on every table. What a day, what a night. ... See MoreSee Less

.. and in our home, only ONE gift is opened at a time. All the other family members watch, while the one is reading the card and opening the gift... Takes several hours to open them all - and patience, especially when the kids were younger:-)

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Just like training young 🏇😉

Which one,of these foal names, do YOU think is the BEST one ? S- year in Kaldakinn 2017! Our NEW breeding name is: SÓLSTAÐUR, and this summer we selected names, starting with S, next year it will be Ó, and so on... System 🙂 7 foals were born 2017 and they got these names: 1. Svarthöfði ( Black Vaider, pinto with black head) 2. Stórstjarna ( Big star or Celebrity) 3. Straumur ( Current)
4. Skírnir 5. Suðræn ( Southern)
6. Sókrates ( has younger brother, called: Aristoteles:) 7. Strýta (Mountain peak)
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Which one,of these foal names, do YOU think is the BEST one ?     S- year in Kaldakinn 2017! Our NEW breeding name is: SÓLSTAÐUR, and this summer we selected names, starting with S, next year it will be Ó, and so on...  System :)                                   7 foals were born 2017 and they got these names:                                                                                 1. Svarthöfði   ( Black Vaider, pinto with black head)                                          2. Stórstjarna  ( Big star or Celebrity)                                                3. Straumur    ( Current)                                                                
4. Skírnir                                                                                            5. Suðræn     ( Southern)                                                                   
6. Sókrates  ( has younger brother, called: Aristoteles:)               7.  Strýta      (Mountain peak)

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Skírnir could be explained as as Freyrs friend, vassal and messenger. And wasn't there also something about "bright, brightness"?

5 days of riding, or 1-5 days - your choice! View over volcano Hekla, Eyjafjallajökull, The Westman Islands and more! Very good horses, suitable for all riders.11 years of experience! Lea and Marteinn

Volcano Hekla riding tour 2018!Jun 25, 10:00amHestahof- breeding and selling horses, riding tours5 days of riding, or 1-5 days - your choice! View over volcano Hekla, Eyjafjallajökull, The Westman Islands and more! Very good horses, suitable for all riders.11 years of experience! Lea and Marteinn
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Volcano Hekla riding tour 2018!