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    03-26-2007, 12:40 PM
  #1
Foal
Icelandic horses!!

Hey guys
I was just wondering if anyone knows anythink about icelandic horses(ponies).

I have always loved thease mighty little ponies and im now considering of maybe getting one.i have done lots of research on them,and I just wanna know what they are like to own train and take care of.if anyone who owns one or a few of them can let me know and help give me some pointers on what to look out for when getting one and how tro take care of them properly
Xxxxx
     
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    03-26-2007, 06:06 PM
  #2
Foal
Yea there great ponies, i've been to a clinic with my aunt and saw one, he was so cute nd spunky! Do you have one?

-chelsea-
     
    03-27-2007, 06:38 AM
  #3
Weanling
I don't know much about icelandic horses other than there gait is called a tolt but I know that ther are some breeders here in NZ so I will look it up for you. Be back soon!
     
    03-27-2007, 06:45 AM
  #4
Weanling
www.icelandichorses.co.nz I know that they are not native to NZ but I remember reading a good write up about them in NZ Horse and Pony. Hope this is helpful.
     
    03-27-2007, 12:19 PM
  #5
Foal
Fanx tumai that website was really helpful..and no I don't have one yet but I really am looking into it..they just seem so cool and I love the fact that I will not ever outgrow them..i mean im not very big anyway which is why I could get red.i just really want to learn about them first before I consider getting one...Chelsea did ypu ride them at all??
Xxx
     
    03-27-2007, 06:56 PM
  #6
Yearling
There are people that think mike is a icelandic ( I am not totally sure of this.) All I know is that there short but extremly strong! Also there gait I have heard is suppose to almost feel like a canter but its not.....it was a girl that I don't belive all the time, so I am not sure of this.
     
    03-28-2007, 06:37 AM
  #7
Foal
Lol I fink you might be on about tolt.this gait is soo smooth they do shows about it and they have adults on them holding a pint of beer.and because it is soo smooth they don't spill a drop...has anyone on here ever rode one.i think I might go with a friend from work(stables) on a riding holiday to iceland..she really likes them too..i think it will be fun
Xxx
     
    03-28-2007, 01:09 PM
  #8
Foal
I have ridden one! Actually more than one.. The icelandichorse is very popular in Norway, so lots of people have them! They can be very stubborn as other coldblood horses, but their gait, tolt is very funny to ride in. It's not like trot, but something similar.. A friend of mine have one, a very strong and cute little pony! :)
     
    03-29-2007, 06:38 AM
  #9
Foal
Lol awww.what is your friends one like to own and ride..does she keep it with other icelandics or does she keep it with other horses and ponies??
Xxx
     
    03-30-2007, 01:49 AM
  #10
Foal
Both actually. My friend have the horse, Goa, with four other icelandic and two døla horses (Norwegian breed). When she came from Iceland, she was very shy and square shaped. But we builed her up again, so now she's doing everything. They´re not very tall, she's rather small. But with a lot of personality as she has, she's a wonderful horse to own! She don't needs a lot of food either.

     

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