Hestakaup!

A Beer Tolt

In 2000, the Vermont Icelandic Horse Club held a show that turned out to be as much regional as local. It was a beautiful, warm, sunny day in August, just the kind of day when a cold one is really appreciated.

Costume Class

In 2000 there was a show in Vermont with a great costume class. Although not a traditional Icelandic event, the American costume class allows children of all ages to participate in some supportive and non-competitive fun. What is traditional Icelandic is how well these horses care for some of their scary-looking riders

A Tolt Party

This was a triple header: birthdays for Martina Gates and Kristjan Kristjansson (I’ll be discreet and leave it at that because they don’t look or

Herding Sheep

Why dogs on a horse website?  Well…  one thing leads to another!   Start with an Icelandic horse or two and before long you have seven, as in our case.  And you meet some Icelanders through the horses and admire their dog and, as in our case, you end up with one which you then breed and…  Same with sweaters, by the way.  One leads to another!

What follows is the first competitive sheepherding trial that one of our puppies entered. She later became the first Icelandic Sheepdog to get a herding title.