Horses of Iceland
Bring you close to nature
Meet our partners: Íshestar
Have you ever dreamed of exploring Iceland’s breathtaking landscapes on horseback?
Awards of the year in Iceland
Last Saturday Icelandic riders and breeders were rewarded for their results in 2023.
Meet our partners: Íslandshestar
Nestled in the serene landscapes of Iceland, Íslandshestar is a horse riding company that offer...
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.