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Nov 29, 2023
Meet our partners: Íshestar
Have you ever dreamed of exploring Iceland’s breathtaking landscapes on horseback?
Nov 20, 2023
Awards of the year in Iceland
Last Saturday Icelandic riders and breeders were rewarded for their results in 2023.
Nov 13, 2023
Meet our partners: Íslandshestar
Nestled in the serene landscapes of Iceland, Íslandshestar is a horse riding company that offers a genuine taste of Icelandic life. Owned by local farmers, this company combines tradition with equestrian charm to create memorable riding experiences for all.
Oct 17, 2023
Meet our partners: Hestasport
Many people think that it is not possible to ride in the winter due to the Icelandic weather. Hestasport is here to tell you otherwise.
Oct 3, 2023
Free roaming and roundups: more than a tradition
You may have heard about "réttir" or horse roundups. Today, we delve a little deeper into the tradition of letting horses roam free part of the year before herding them back home.
Sep 26, 2023
Did you know there is a free magazine about the Icelandic horse? And it's written in English!
Sep 3, 2023
Watch our new video: Riding Icelandic horses in Iceland's magnificent Rauðhólar
On the outskirts of Reykjavík lies a place of wonder and rugged beauty – Rauðhólar. A landscape painted in hues of red and brown, dotted with enigmatic volcanic formations. It's here that we embarked on a journey, not just through beautiful Icelandic landscape but through time itself, to capture the spirit of Icelandic horses and riders in their natural habitat.
Aug 24, 2023
Horses of Iceland at the World Championships
We went to the Netherlands for the World Championships for Icelandic Horses. Here are the highlights.
Aug 4, 2023
Body weight ratio between horse and rider study at the World Championships
A researcher group at the Department of Equine Science of Hólar University, led by PhD. Guðrún Jóhanna Stefánsdóttir has a great interest in collecting data on body weight ratio (BWR) between rider and horse of the Icelandic horse.
Aug 3, 2023
Together, let's protect Icelandic horses from infectious diseases
Are you on your way to Iceland? Here are a few must knows before coming.