Riding seminar and sheep round up 24th - 28th of september
Note - small seminar with only 4 people
Arrival day - 17:30 Pick up at the Central bus station in Reykjavík and drive to Skeiðvellir.Welcome dinner at Skeiðvellir. After dinner we drive to the summerhouse for accommodation that is located 2,5 km away from Skeiðvellir.
Breakfast at Skeiðvellir and a early start. The participants will ride one lesson this day before lunch, private 40 minutes each lesson in the riding hall. Before lunch we drive to Áfangagil to be a part of the annual sheep round up. The sheep round up is a Icelandic tradition that dates back to the days of the early settlers.Sheeps are taken to graze up in the highlands in the summer and every autumn the sheeps are rounded up and returned to the lower fields for the winter months. The round up or Réttir as it is called in icelandic is a Icelandic tradition that is fun for everybody to experience and great to take fantastic photos. We will also have lunch in Áfangagil tasting the famous „kjötsúpa“ ( lambsoup). On our way back home we will make a stop at the waterfall Hjálparfoss. A true treasure and a hidden gem in Iceland.
Return to the summerhouse in late afternoon – hot tub and relax, dinner will be served in the summerhouse this evening.
Breakfast at Skeiðvellir and a earlie start. The participants ride twice today, before and after lunch, private 40 minutes each lesson in the riding hall. Coffee break in the afternoon and a clinique how to work in hand with a horse. Drive back to the summerhouse in the afternoon, time for relaxation and hot tub.
Dinner at Skeiðvellir in the evening.
Breakfast at Skeiðvellir and the last private ridinglesson in the riding hall. Light lunch and then shower and pack your things - we are leaving to Reykjavík. Before checking in at the hotel we will make a stop in Lífland and Hestar & menn that have very good selection of saddlery. Check in at the Hotel and free afternoon and evening in Reykjavík. 28.09 Sunday
Check out from the Hotel - Flybus to the airport in time for your flight. Price per person 720 EURO Included in the price All transfer mentioned in the program Full board as mentioned in program ( alcohol and soft drinks not included) Accommodation in summerhouse -private rooms – shared bathroom and shower. Four private riding lessons - all gear - horses and teacher Hot tub in the evening Clinique how to work in hand with horses Tour to Áfangagil to be a part of and see thesheep round up Tour to Háifoss waterfall Flybus ticket on Sunday to the airport One night accommodation in Reykjavík in double room ( single room 50 EURO extra) Not included: Flight and personal insurance. Fligths are cheaper if you buy the tickets early J Dinner last evening in Reykjavík
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