Articles Tagged 'Icelandic'

Dream Jobs: Icelandic Horse Trainer and Equestrian Performer

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 1, 2012
Gudmar Petursson shares his experiences riding with the Knights of Iceland and how he became a respected trainer of Icelandic Horses. by Karen Braschayko You may have seen Gudmar Petursson presenting at equine expos, conducting clinics or performing with his show team Knights of Iceland. He has also toured with… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #5 Iceland

Darley's Travel Blog — April 4, 2012
Ride Icelandics in the Land of Fire and Ice, which comes in at #5 in our Top 10 Countdown. by Darley Newman Iceland is located in the North Atlantic Ocean, just South of the Artic Circle. Called the land of fire and ice, Iceland is home to spewing geysers, roaring… Read more »

Horse Breeds from Around the World Quiz

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 9, 2012
One of the fascinating things about travel is meeting the wide variety of horse breeds all around the world. Many of these wonderful breeds can be found here at home in the USA. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the wonderful world of horse breeds. by… Read more »

Icelandic Horses: Learning to Ride Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Tolting is fun... once you've learned how to do it! by Darley Newman To start my Iceland riding adventure, I first wanted a lesson in how exactly to get these furry Icelandic horses to tölt. Our crew headed to a riding ceter and tour operator right outside of Reykjavik.  My… Read more »