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    01-15-2012, 09:58 AM
  #21
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I love some of the fun things you can do with their unique manes






     
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    01-15-2012, 10:07 AM
  #22
Showing
What a cute bunch of horses! There's a 2 yo fjord/qh cross mare (adorable) on a local sale site very cheap, if my hubby wouldn't have me sleeping in the barn for buying another horse, I'd be getting a project ;)
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    01-15-2012, 11:12 AM
  #23
Green Broke
I swear, I once saw hearts in ones mane. : O
     
    01-15-2012, 11:14 AM
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    01-15-2012, 12:01 PM
  #25
Foal
Wow- that is a really unique cut ^
Fjords are one of my favorite breeds. Their attributes are many. Plus, they are beautiful!
     
    01-30-2012, 10:01 PM
  #26
Yearling
Here's a picture of my daughter on a farm in Norway, declaring "Mamma, when (not if) I get my horse, it's going to be a fjord. OK, Mamma? Did you hear me, Mamma?"

I grew up riding Fjord horses as lesson horses for years and years. Sweetest temperaments ever. Willing to please. Eager to try anything. We used them for jumping and dressage. We would have 15 horses in the arena, including the resident stallion - never had an issue. I love their names. Agilulf was my favorite lesson-horse.
Yes, they will carry a full-grown man, no problem. In Norway, we often call them the mount of the Vikings. In reality, it's likely that the modern Fjord evolved from the horses used by the vikings, and is likely notably different today than 1500 years ago.
I've seen them in the typical draft conformation, and occasionally in a sleeker version. The sleeker version does very well in jumping. I always jumped the stockier version, and they did well and had great fun. My Mom's neighbor competes in jumping, and last year won the national championship on her Fjord (unknown which class), knocking out the sleeker breeds. They make excellent trail horses. If you've ever seen the Norwegian countryside and wilderness, you know it's very rough and more or less impassable. The fjords were the favored horses on the rough West coast for farmwork, travel, and transporting goods, because they were so strong, willing, and surefooted. They were also a favorite of the farms, because the farms were generally quite poor, and couldn't afford to feed a hungry horse. The fjords were compact, efficient, strong easy-keepers - lots of bang for the buck.
Today, if you take a riding vacation in the Norwegian mountains (highly recommended), you'll likely end up on a Fjord or Døle Gudbrandsdal, also a stocky, strong mount, but often more spirited.'

So I would love to do as my daughter says and get a Fjord. Why are they so blasted expensive in the US?
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    01-30-2012, 10:15 PM
  #27
Trained
I would LOVE to own one! They are just so freaking cute! And I LOVE the different mane styles. How awesome!
     
    01-31-2012, 07:36 AM
  #28
Yearling
Hello all - I just bought a Fjord baby who I get to pick up when he is weaned in March of 2012. I am really looking forward to being a Fjord owner. :)

His name is Titan.


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    01-31-2012, 08:30 AM
  #29
Weanling
Holy cuteness batman, he's so fluffy and adorable!
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    01-31-2012, 12:23 PM
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Yearling
Is there a button to super-duper like Titan? Double-like? Cuter than an Easter-bunny. I think there's a very muscular boy hiding somewhere under all that poofiness.
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