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Where does the Icelandic horse come from?

Where does the Icelandic horse come from? The Icelandic horse has remained pure for centuries since the Nordic Vikings brought him to the country. The Icelandic horse is therefore amongst the purest breeds in the world. The Icelandic horse is from Norway but originally he comes from the Mongolian horses from Asia. Some of the […]

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Characteristics of the Icelandic horse

The Icelandic horse is known for being a very friendly breed. They are very smart with big personalities. The horses are rather small and strong but please be aware of this: Do not call them ponies because they get really offended by that. 🙂 The horses are curious and lack the spookiness that some other […]

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The Icelandic horse and the Icelandic people through the ages

  The Icelandic horse has been with the people of Iceland ever since the first settlers came here in 874 and it has adapted very well to nature and weather on this small island in the North Atlantic Ocean. When the horses came here they were „regular“ size but now they are significantly smaller than […]

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The color of the Icelandic Horse

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Certificate of Excellence 2017 and Anniversary Celebration

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How to ride with a herd of horses?

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A Magical Encounter With a Horse in Iceland

Parisian photographer Mahkeo got really lucky while on a trip to Iceland. While driving, it seems they came upon a horse in the middle of the road and took the following, quite amazing photograph.     If you want to meet the Icelandic horse but don’t really want to go on horseback, we recommend our […]

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Horseback riding – Iceland

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How to saddle the Icelandic horse?

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This is how we shoe the Icelandic Horse

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