Sunday, August 31, 2008

Icelandic Horses Resting

These Icelandic Horses have been riding for about four hours or so. The terrain must be hard on their feet; and perhaps some of them are carrying heavier loads.



Saturday, August 30, 2008

Teaching My Islandpferd to Talk

I am teaching my Icelandic Horse / Islandpferd to talk to me, using American Sign Language cue for "talk" as her cue.

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Bits and Icelandic Horse

These videos give educational information and descriptions of bits which will be helpful to Icelandic Horse (Islandpferd, Ijslandpaard, Islanninhevonen, Island Hest) owners.

http://iceryder.net/videosbits.html

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Yourtube Islandpferd

I am trying to get 1000 subscribers on my Icelandic Horse / Islandpferde youtube page!

Please help me reach my goal by subscribing to:

http://www.youtube.com/user/icehorses

Just go to that page and click onto the "subscribe" button.

Thanks!

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Icelandic Horse Mare

This Icelandic Horse mare and her foal meet a new horse:

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Natural and Artificial Gaits

There are natural gaits and artificial gaits for the Icelandic Horse (Islandpferd). Artificial gaits are obtained by mechanical / manipulated means.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Weight Watchers


Snerill, Gosi eða Sokkur?
Originally uploaded by brosandi
We have to watch the weight of Icelandic Horses (Islandpferd), as some have a tendency to put on weight easily. This can lead to founder, laminitis, insulin resistance, etc.

More information:

http://iceryder.net/insulinresistant.html


Here is another horse in Iceland that looks to be overweight:



Netherlands: