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The Horse Breeders Association, Félag hrossabænda, is the official breeding association in Iceland and a member of the Farmers Association, Bændasamtök Íslands.
Here on our web you can find information on the Icelandic Horse, our association and breeding in Iceland.

Thanks for Landsmót!

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The board of the Horse Breeders Association of Iceland wishes to express thanks to everyone who made the Landsmót National Horse Show a success, even though conditions were often very hard. The weather was bad for much of the time and riders, horse owners and staff went to great lenghts to make everything work. We
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The Landsmót National Horse Show in Hella

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The bi-annual Landsmót National Horse Show will be held at Gaddstaðaflatir in Hella, South Iceland June 30th - July 6th. The show-grounds are about one hours drive from the capitol city of Reykjavík, and two hours from the international airport in Keflavik.

Landsmót is the biggest event in the world
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Breeding shows in Iceland in 2014

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The schedule for breeding shows in Iceland in 2014 has now been published. As before the first show will take place in Sauðárkrókur in North Iceland in April and the last one will be held at Gaddstaðaflatir in Hella, South Iceland. Besides the traditional spring and late summer shows, two mid-summer shows will be
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New members on the Horse Breeding Council

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Many new members have now taken a seat on the official horse breeding council of Iceland. Sveinn Steinarsson takes over as chairman from Kristinn Guðnason, Gunnfríður Elín Hreiðarsdóttir replaces Guðlaugur Antonsson and Þorvaldur Kristjánsson replaces Víkingur Gunnarsson on behalf of the Equine/Agricultural colleges in
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A cure for summer eczema in sight?

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After thirteen years of relentless research a cure for summer eczema (Sweet Itch) might be in sight. Icelandic scientists in cooperation with scientists in Switzerland are currently testing horses in Iceland and tempting to immunize them by feeding them genetically altered barley that includes the immunization.
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