Descended from horses brought to Iceland by Scandinavian settlers in the 9th century, the Icelandic horse is small, but sturdy and hardy. It also displays two gaits in addition to the typical walk, trot, canter and known for its ability to cross rough terrain.
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Descended from horses brought to Iceland by Scandinavian settlers in the 9th century, the Icelandic horse is small, but sturdy and hardy. It also displays two gaits in addition to the typical walk, trot, canter and known for its ability to cross rough terrain.

© David Noyes 2007

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