Icelandic Horse

Breed Profile

Besides being a symbol of beauty for their native country, Iceland, Icelandic horses are popular for many things, among them being the only horse breed that can effortlessly perform the five gaits.

Icelandic horse history dates back to the 10th-century settlement period when Vikings introduced their horses to Iceland. Today the Icelandic breed is among the oldest purebred horse breeds worldwide.

Icelandic Horse History

Today, the International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations oversees the registration of all Icelandic horses in 22 countries.

Icelandic Horse Registry

Multipurpose horse breeds don't get better than the Icelandic. The breed is still used for economic, agricultural, and domestic purposes in its home country.

Icelandic Horse Uses

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