Articles Tagged 'Icelandics'

Icelandic Horses on Holiday in Wales

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 30, 2013
Catherine Holland, who writes the Little Viking Horse blog, takes her Icelandics on a riding holiday on the Gower Peninsula in Wales and shares how you can do it, too. by Catherine Holland One of the things we love to do with our horses is “ramble." A quick brush, check feet,… Read more »

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 »

Behind the Scenes of Apassionata

Expert Equestrian Articles — June 1, 2012
How the horse extravaganza Apassionata is traveling across North America. by Karen Braschayko Have you ever gone to a major production involving horses and wondered how they do it? How do the horses go from city to city? Where do they stay, and how do they provide them with care… 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 »

Icelandic Horses Video - the Tolt and Horse Trekking

Darley's Travel Blog — January 12, 2011
An Icelander Explains the Icelandic Horses' Special Ways of Moving by Darley Newman In working to explain the Icelandic horse's special gait or way of moving to travelers who hoped to go riding in Iceland or ride Icelandics in Vermont, I recently went straight to the source. I had my Icelandic… 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 »