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Horses of Iceland  The official initiative to promote the Icelandic horse. Join our cause by tagging your pictures with #Horsesoficeland Enter our photo competition ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Each horse has its own character, and it is easy to truly connect with the horse if you are open to it. Horses of Iceland are simply amazing in all the ways #horsesoficeland ๐Ÿ“ธ by @ishestarriding

We are still in the early part of the foaling season and beautiful Icelandic foals are being born all around the world. It's such an exciting period where new families members are entering the world - much to the joy of all of us. We would love to hear your stories from these young ones being born - so feel free to leave a comment below where you tell us a bit about how it all happened โ˜บ๏ธBeautiful capture by @barghof #horsesoficeland

There are many fantastic areas in Iceland to ride the horses of Iceland. Tomorrow we will visit some beautiful horses located not too far from city of Reykjavik. Make sure to follow our adventures ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿด#horsesoficeland
Great ๐Ÿ“ธ by @misha.loves.travelling

Summer is almost here and it is that special time of the year again for long riding tours in Iceland. We've put together short video to tell you more. Full version available on Facebook ๐Ÿ˜Š#horsesoficeland

Spring is that wonderful time of the year where new foals are born everywhere and fields once again turn into an amazing playground full of adventures. To celebrate the new season we have changed our profile image, hope you will like it ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ#horsesoficeland

It is spring in Iceland and the perfect time to go for a horse ride to enjoy the beautiful Icelandic landscape. We recently went to visit our friends and project partner from @islenskihesturinn - The Icelandic Horse, and joined them on their amazing Volcanic Landscape tour. The company is owned and run by Begga Rist and her husband Sveinn Atli, and all their tours begin with a visit to "Begga's Riding School". This gives both experienced and inexperienced riders alike a great understanding of what it means to ride the horses of Iceland and how to get the most out of the trip. And importantly, it enables almost everyone to experience the amazing tรถlt. They place large emphasis on quality, sustainability and equality - both for horses and people. As a result, the staff has a driving passion for horses as well as the Icelandic nature, an all the guides operating the tours are educated guides. During our Volcanic Landscape tour, we were amazed by riding through the beautiful geothermal landscape - but the highlight of the tour was experiencing Begga's passion for the Icelandic Horse and how this positively influenced the entire group. #Horsesoficeland

It's hard not to fall in love with the @horsesoficeland - both because of their incredible beauty as well as loving and faithful personality. Which trait do you like the most about the Icelandic horse? Beautiful capture by @weliveweexplore

Oh hello there curious beauty #horsesoficeland ๐Ÿ“ธ by @sorelleamore

Photo contest - winner announcement.
We are amazed by the participation in our Day of the Icelandic Horse photo contest and by all the beautiful moments and horses photographed around the world. It is the love and passion for this unique breed that brings us all together! We are excited to announce @sandra.fencl as the winner of the photo contest, receiving 837 votes in total. She captured a photo of her white mare in front of a waterfall in Rauris, Austria.
Sandra is an Austrian professional horse trainer, horse health expert and equine photographer. She got her first horse 29 years ago, and still owns this horse today โ€“ a 36 year old mare. Sandra used to compete with Icelandic horses, but turned towards a more holistic approach regarding horse relationship and training โ€“ focusing on things such as equine therapy and photography.
A big congratulations to Sandra and we hope she will enjoy the adventure in the land of Horses of Iceland with @heyiceland .
Thank you all for participating in the Day of the Icelandic Horse photo contest!
#horsesoficeland #iceland

Horses captured from above - equine photography is so inspiring, showing us all the creative ways of looking at our beloved horses of Iceland #horsesoficeland
Fascinating ๐Ÿ“ธ by @krogbaekgaard

Iceland offers many stunning locations all around, but no matter how beautiful a place is, the extra magical element brought by the presence of horses of Iceland makes it even more breathtaking ๐ŸŒŸโœจ๐Ÿด๐Ÿ˜#horsesoficeland ๐Ÿ“ธ by the talented @liga.liepinaa

Show your love for the horses of Iceland!
Only two days left to submit your photos to our photo contest. For those of you who already have submitted, we encourage you to share with friends and family and ask for their votes. Anything can still happen #horsesoficeland

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