A brand-new ONLINE presentation series on Icelandic horse breeding will premiere on Tuesday, 9 February, at 6 pm UTC. The presentations are free of charge and open to all via the app Töltriding. Initially the presentations will be broadcast in Swedish only, but an English version is in the works.

Each presentation is 30 minutes long. The first episode will be aired next Tuesday and the following three weeks:

9 February, 6 pm UTC: The beginning of breeding the Icelandic horses and first breeding consultants

16 February, 6 pm UTC: Breeding consultants from 2000; changes, development, and breeding lines   

23 February, 6 pm UTC: Modern breeding shows, procedures and purpose

2 March, 6 pm UTC: Breeding goals, official and private - the foundation of the goals, importance of private preference and versatility

The subjects will be presented in an informative and entertaining way by Herdís Reynisdóttir, a riding instructor with 17 years of experience as an international breeding judge.


Herdís Reynisdóttir (Dísa) is a riding instructor with a degree from Hólar University in Iceland. She has travelled to many different countries to give lessons and clinics, and also to judge in breeding shows – she worked as an international breeding judge for 17 years.

Click on the above picture to watch a short introduction video about Dísa.

For more information about Dísa and her Icelandic horse farm in Ireland, go to: www.disa-ihs.comwww.hestakot.com and the Facebook page “Hestakot”.

Töltriding is a video channel dedicated to the Icelandic horse, producing educational material in Swedish for owners and riders of the Icelandic horse in Sweden.

9. February 2021, 18:00 - 2. March 2021, 18:30