Horses of Iceland

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Lífland's Champions League – fourgait in the HorseDay Arena

The competition season starts on Thursday when there will be competed in fourgait in the Líflan...

HorseDay – Elevated training

The app HorseDay is an excellent addition to the care and training of your Icelandic horse, as ...

Horse Trip and Round up

In the past few years, we have always joined the Viðidalstungurétt horse round up tour with Ísl...

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The five Gaits

The horses of Iceland are a so-called gaited horse breed. This means that most Icelandic horses have two extra gaits to offer besides walk, trot and canter/gallop. All horse breeds have these three natural gaits and can perform them without training. The extra gaits that set the Icelandic horse apart from other breeds are called tölt and flying pace.

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Colourful breed

The Icelandic horse has over 40 colours and up to 100 variations and, with only few exceptions, most of the known horse colours can be found within the breed. This fact adds both to the charming look of the Icelandic horse and to variation within the breed.

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Horses of Iceland