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Did you experience a special moment with your horse, or did you already write a story about it?

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Fri, 05. February 2021 | historical | special horses
At the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, people’s attention was increasingly focused on the intelligence of animals. This was certainly connected, among other things, with the fact that the British natural scientist Charles Darwin had published some theses on this subject shortly before. Wilhelm von Osten, a retired elementary school […]


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Arts and culture

Extract from: “A Dangerous Ride” by Jón Sveinsson.

The stories of Nonni and Manni are known to most people today only from the movies. But the books once enchanted an audience of millions all over the Gobus. Therefore HestaSaga would like to introduce you to a small reading sample.
In the following article of our little Nonni series you will learn what effect the reading of Svensson’s books had on a reader.

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Working with problem horses

Hekla already told us a few interesting stories of her life with horses. She was always especially interested in horses that were difficult to handle and the associated question: How did this horse develop into a problem horse and more importantly: How can this be changed? One requirement is particularly

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Background Knowledge

Some of our hestasaga stories include information concerning the different subject areas. You can find them here, in the category of background knowledge where they are listed in alphabetical order. Maybe, you have your own interesting topic from the (Icelandic horse-) world that might also spark another person’s interest? It does not always have to be a complete story. Feel free to send us your input and it will be published in this category.
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Did you experience something special with your horse? Something strange, exciting, moving or even sad? Did you write a fairytale or maybe an adventure story?

Is a story of yours ready to be read and just waiting for someone to pick it up and start reading? Share it with us!
Or does your story only exist in your memories and you struggle to find the right words to write it down? In this case you can just tell us your story and we will write it down for you.
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