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New partnership: IPZV e.V.

Berglind Margo Þorvaldsdóttir, manager of Horses of Iceland, and Peter Nagel, chairman of IPZV ...

Horses of Iceland's booth full of visitors at Equitana in Essen, Germany.

Equitana was a blast

Horses of Iceland had a fantastic week at Equitana in Essen, Germany from the 9th to the 15th o...

Meistaradeild KS' 2023 program

Meistaradeild KS is a series of competition taking place in the North of Iceland where teams as...

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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