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Iceland Archive

July 11, 2014
Country Iceland

Varmilækur Hrossaræktarbú/Horse Breeding – Icelandic horse

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Varmilækur is located about 8 km south of Varmahlíð in Skagafjörður, 3 km from Vindheimamelar, 33 km from Sauðárkrókur. In Varmilækur we practice horse breeding, training and marketing as well as hosting horse shows for tourists. Owners and inhabitants of Varmilækur are Björn Sveinsson and Magnea K. Guðmundsdóttir. The website : http://varmilaekur.is The facebook page

May 04, 2014
Country Iceland

Geitaskarð – Horse Breeding Farm – icelandic horse

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We’re breeding and selling. Our mission is to constantly increase quality in our breeding, aiming for clear gates, elastic and graceful movements. We aim to breed talented horses that have future as breeding- and competition horses, or simply the tölting joyride many are looking for More informations on our facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/IcelandicHorseBreeding

September 05, 2013
Country Iceland

Breeding of Helgur Hassgrimsson – Icelandic horses

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Here is the breeding of islandic horses from Helgur Hassgrimsson, some weeks later after the eruption of the Katla Volcano in Iceland, in 2011. The white pouder that you see is not only snow, but ashes mixed with à snow. This lunar landscape shows how wonderful nature can be. This great photo shooting has been [...]

June 20, 2013
Country Iceland

Elevage Alexandersson – Chevaux islandais

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L’élevage Alexandersson se trouve dans la région d’Akureyri, dans le nord de l’islande.
L’éleveur possède 14 chevaux dont la plupart sont des juments et pouliches.

Taille : 1,25 m à 1,45 m
Robe : Toutes
Tête : Grosse, profil rectiligne.
Pieds : Très solides, sole épaisse.
Caractère : Confiant et généreux mais indépendant.

L’islandais est un cheval de selle de petite taille qui forme l’unique race de cheval originaire d’Islande. Ces animaux sont vraisemblablement les descendants directs des montures amenées en bateau par les Vikings lors de la colonisation de l’Islande.