World Championships for Icelandic Horses

03.08.2015 - 09.08.2015


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The World Championships for Icelandic Horses will take place on August 3-9 in Herning, Denmark.
The Championships are the largest event for the Icelandic Horse worldwide with contestants from 19 countries and estimated that around 20 thousand guests will attend.  
Further information on the Championship's website

The Icelandic horse is a special breed of horses that has evolved in isolation in Iceland from a now-extinct breed of Scandinavian work horses that came to Iceland with the first settlers in the ninth century. It has gained popularity around the world for its gentle disposition and friendly manner.



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