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Part 2: The gift

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Sun, 04. December 2022 | advent and christmas | contemplative
Part 2: The gift

Stories

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destiny

The unfortunate fate of Jarpskjóni

It can be taken from many writings from former times that the Icelanders were tough on their workhorses. Often, they dealt ruthlessly with them. The fact that sweeping judgements do not always meet reality is shown in the following report from 1889.

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Incident

Stígandi frá Kolkuósi

Who does not remember Stígandi frá Kokuósi, one of Heidi Schwörer’s foundation stallions? He certainly is remembered as an exceptional stallion for his extraordinary breeding qualities and his beautiful offspring. It is relatively unknown that Stígandi was not always seen in this light.

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friendship

A language talented Icelandic Sheepdog in Copenhagen

With HestaSaga there are always surprises: Today we have a story from a special Iceland dog for you!

An Icelandic Sheepdog who travels with his owner from Reykjavík to Copenhagen in 1870 and experiences an adventure there – and his owner a surprise!

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Arts and culture

miscellaneous

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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TELL US YOUR STORY

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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