Women´s weekend at Skeiðvellir including two days of riding seminar.
From 13th - 17th of March we will have a women´s weekend here at Skeiðvellir. This weekend is meant to be a inspiration for female riders of all ages. The group will be small, max 10 participants and the program is full with fun events. The teachers will be myself, Katrín Sigurðardóttir and Cecilia Nancke from Sweden. Cecilia is a talented rider who also has good experience in teaching riding lessons. Included in the program are: two days of riding seminar, a visit to Meistaradeildin on Thursday evening to watch the Tölt competiton, and one night in Reykjavík including a visit to the ice tölt competition "Svellkaldar"; an indoor tölt competition on ice for women only.
See the detailed program here below:
13.03. Wednesday - Arrival day - 17:30 Pick up at the Central bus station in Reykjavík and drive to Skeiðvellir. Welcome dinner at Skeiðvellir and introductions. Accommodation at a cozy summerhouse located 2,5 km from Skeiðvellir.
14.03. Thursday - Breakfast at Skeiðvellir and an early start. We have a wide range from very good riding horses to top competition horses and we will find a suitable horses for each of you. You will ride twice a day, once before and once after lunch, lessons will be in pairs in our large riding hall. We will have an early dinner in the afternoon and then drive to Inghólfshvoll to watch the indoor tölt competition in Meistaradeildin. Here you will see the best riders in Iceland competing. Back to the summerhouse in the evening for accommodation
15.03 Friday - Breakfast at Skeiðvellir and an early start. As on the first day you will have your lesson in groups of two and will ride once before and once after lunch. We will visit Hella in the afternoon for a visit to the handicraft house and the swimming pool, where you can swim or just relax in the hot tub. Dinner in the evening at Skeiðvellir and accommodation in the summerhouse.
16.03.Saturday - Pack your things - we are leaving to Reykjavík after breakfast at Skeiðvellir. Before checking in at the hotel we will make a stop in Lífland and Hestar & Menn which have a very good selection of saddlery. After the check in at the hotel you will have some free hours in Reykjavík. We will have an early dinner before we drive to the indoor ice tölt competition "Svellkaldar". After the competition we will drive back to the hotel - you will have a free evening to check out the nightlife in Reykjavík or to rest at the hotel.
17.03 Sunday - Check out from the Hotel -Flybus to the airport in time for your flight.
Price per person 680 EURO Included in the price All transfers as mentioned in the program Full board ( alcohol and soft drinks not included - lunch on saturday not included during free time) Accommodation in summerhouse for 3 nights Two days of riding seminar, equipment for the horses, horses and teachers Tickets to Meistaradeildin and Svellkaldar Flybus ticket on sunday One night accommodation in Reykjavík Light dinner in Reykjavík on Saturday
Not included: Flights and personal insurance. Note that Icelandair and SAS have good prices, at the moment the ticket from Sweden costs 2.000 SEK and from Frankfurt around 370 EURO. Prices can change so best to book the seminar as soon as possible.
Ice Events - Katrín Sigurðardóttir and Davíð Jónsson