A short guide to stalking horses

Sometimes you see a beautiful and talented horse at a competition and want to know more about it or there is a new horse in the stable which we would like to know the background of. At other times, on a rainy Sunday afternoon you are just overcome by the urge of researching your horses pedigree to the sixth generation or to find out how … Continue reading A short guide to stalking horses

The mountain of success and progress

Everyone has people we look up to, they seem to be very distant to us, like their on a mountain of success. Through all the clouds that are around that mountain, we don’t see the mountain entirely and think that those people had an easy road to success. But I personally don’t think there is an easy way to reach the top. We forget that … Continue reading The mountain of success and progress

Review: Physioflex ergonomic girth

A few weeks ago I saw the new Physioflex girth coming by on Instagram. I was really curious about the girth because it has a super nice system, you can change the lining of the girth yourself. The lining is secured with velcro, so you can easily get the lining off and on again. Sattel Kompass was so nice to send me a gith tho … Continue reading Review: Physioflex ergonomic girth

Sales horse: Sál frá Bjarnanesi

Sál frá Bjarnanesi IS2015277170 Father: Klerkur frá Bjarnanesi  Assessment 8,46 for rideability as a 4 gaiter Mother: Hera frá Lambleikstöðum FF: Glampi frá Vatnsleysu Assessment 8.35 and 1. price for offsprings FM: Snælda frá Bjarnanesi  Assessment 8.51 for rideability as a 4 gaiter Location of the horse 781 Hornafjörður Iceland How did you meet this horse? I met Sál in January 2019 where I started … Continue reading Sales horse: Sál frá Bjarnanesi

How to feel less anxious before a competition

Do you recognize the feeling of being anxious before a competition? You might be stressed or frustrated, maybe to the person helping you, whoops. As individuals we feel different, but what we have in common is our love for competing. In this article we will give you a better understanding of competition anxiety and how to have a better control over it. Competition anxiety In … Continue reading How to feel less anxious before a competition

Get to know the Icelandic horse rider:Lisa Garrett Loewenberg, USA

In the new series Get to know the Icelandic horse rider, we will introduce our readers to the public. Since the Corona-virus has spread, a lot of people are stuck in their homes away from society and social interaction, we figured that everyone has a laptop and internet connection nowadays. Via this way we can still make the community of Icelandic horse riders grow, without … Continue reading Get to know the Icelandic horse rider:Lisa Garrett Loewenberg, USA

Why the position of the hand is so important?

Personally I think the hand is the most important aid to know how to use correctly. First of all the main goal is to use the hand as little as possible. But that’s very complex and requires years of training. However, a lot of the work is actually done if you use your hand correctly and have a good hand position. First and foremost it’s … Continue reading Why the position of the hand is so important?