Áshestar horse rental is located at the farm Stóri-Ás in Borgarfjörður. Áshestar is a small family company owned and run by Höskuldur Kolbeinsson and Ragnhildur Anna Ragnarsdóttir. Höskuldur and Ragnhildur live at the farm with their daughter, Lísbet Lára, and Höskuldur’s parents, Kolbeinn and Lára Kristín.
Höskuldur is born and raised at the farm and has been around horses as long as he can remember. He has a diploma is Agricultural Science and he is a licenced carpenter. He works as a builder alongside the work at the farm. Ragnhildur is born and raised in the town Kópavogur and that is where her interest in horses and riding first emerged when she was a teenager. She has a diploma in Agricultural Science as well as a B.Sc degree in both Agricultural Science and Horse Science. During the winter Ragnhildur works at the local elementary school but during the summer she runs the horse rental.