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1 janúar 2020
Finally we have found a place and space for our breeding in a farm called skáldalækur in Svarfaðardal, from now on all horses bread from us will be named from Skáldalækur
Mardöll frá Hryggstekk
End of summer 2019
Fjórðungsmót Hornafirði 2019
Nýgína frá Hryggstekk
We sure had a great time in Fjórðungsmót, even though we didnt enter the finals we somehow felt like winners in our hearts.
15. júní 2019
Good results for horses from our breeding Hryggstekkur-Viðarholt in
Gæðingamót Hrings 2019,
3 horses from our breeding Hryggstekkur-Viðarholt made the finals in Gæðingamót Hrings 2019, a open competition in our area. Mardöll frá Hryggstekk was in her first competition an was nr. 5 in A-flokk. Our daughter Bil competed on Drífandi frá Hryggstekk in childrens
class and came second and very close to the first place and
Nýgína fá Hryggstekk won the T1 , tölt competition.
We are happy with the results and feeling thankful
to our horses.
Bil og Drífandi frá Hryggstekk
Nýgína frá Hryggstekk
Foals in the house, getting housetrained
30. des 2018
It is always a pleasure to take the foals inside and to get to know them.
The father of those three is Organisti frá Horni..
Móðir : Lokkadís frá Efri-Miðbæ
Móðir : Sigyn frá Söguey
Móðir: Drífa frá Nýjabæ
Hágarður frá Viðarholti
Kaldi frá Viðarholti
Hrísey frá Viðarholti
A new horse stabel, In Hringsholt in Dalvík,
quite unic and very good facilities
A Visit from Denmark
A friend was on a visit in may and tried many of our horses. Click on facebook presence to see how it went for her.
Gletta in january
Now we have 20 horses stabled in Akureyri, from 4 to 17 years old. Thats a challenge. Here is a video of a mare from our own breeding on her sixth winter, Gletta frá Hryggstekk and we are just checking if she is fit for competition this year.
Visit in Syðra Garðshorn, Svarfaðardalur.
Svavar and Tina life in Syðra Garðshorn in Svarfaðardalur and they were helping us with our 4 year old geldings u. Hróður frá Refsstað. Tina has some good training plan to get the horses used to the surroundings, we were very greatful for her help.
17. okt. 2016
Norræna frá Hryggstekk is going to Austria, have a good journey and stay in Europe.
7 august 2016
Nýgína from Hryggstekk and Egill M. Vignisson
Our precious Nýgína is in great shape after the tours in Saltvík. A young rider Egill Már Vignisson borrowed her in competition Stórmót Þjálfa in Einarsstaðir in august and they came second in their class with 8,45.
Viðarholt - Saltvík riding tours
All riding horses owned by Viðarholt, 6 years and older, are participating this summer in Saltvík riding tours in Húsavík in north Iceland. Its great for their physical and psykological development. Viðarholts boss Gurri is also riding, shoeing and cooking in the tours that can range from 5 to 10 days over Icelands magnificent nature.
two new mares for sale
We have two competition and breeding mares for sale. Have a look in "Horses for sale".
Lokkadís in finals in Five-gait F1 in Kea Mótaröð Léttis
Gurri and Lokkadís did very well in five gait competition in Kea Mótaröð Léttis. They got a total score of 6,33 and were in the finals. They ended number six af 27 compeeders.
Freyfaxi and Heimdallur frá Hryggstekk are now pleasing new owners
24. mars 2016
4. jan. 2016
The first price mare Dröfn frá Síðu and her daughter are now a part of the Viðarholt breeding.
We are now happy owners of the talented first price mare Dröfn frá Síðu
IS2003255269, a daughter of Óður frá Brún and Drift frá Síðu
(a first class four-gaiter). We know her very well because Gurri showed
her in breeding judgement with 8,28 for riding abilities in 2009. They
have also been compeeding with 6,78 in tölt and with 8,52 in A-flokk.
She will be a part of the viðarholt breeding mares.
As a great extra bonus we also got the foal beside her sired by Þristur frá Feti,
a female with a extraordinary color:
Smokey black dun - skewbald. We are going to call her Mýra frá Viðarholti.
Guðröður Jósef is going to Sweden. Dröfn and Mýra
We will miss his character and name from the stable but we say congratiolations to the new owner.
New horses for sale Dröfn and Gurri in competition
25. november 2015
Now we have put 2 new horses for sale on our page, both very interesting and with the right color. Just have a look.......
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Hnöttur on Stjörnutölt Akureyri
Gurri and Hnöttur were invited to participate in Stjörnutölt in the
ridinghall in Akureyri. 24 of the best tölthorses from northwest
and northeast Iceland were invited and there were many great
star-quality tölt shows.
Gurri and Hnöttur came in at 11.th place with 6,63 and are
looking forward to next friday, for the next tölt competition in
KEA mótaröðin. On the video you can see a upwarming some
Mön frá Hryggstekk is going to Belgium
We have now sold Mön to Belgium and are lookin forward to seeing her bloom there.
Svarta Meyjan frá Hryggstekk in five-gait competition KEA-mótaröð.
6. mars 2015
Gurri is compeeding in a row of competitions
called KEA-mótaröð in Akureyri. He is in a team of riders
from East Iceland where they compeed in different gaits in
every month in the ridinghall in Akureyri.
On the 6th of march he compeeded on the first horse
from our breeding, that is Svarta Meyjan from Hryggstekk in fivegait.
After a long semifinal they ended number five in the finals.
Their highest score was 6,60.
Here is a picture and video taken in january
Hrauna frá Hryggstekk is sold to south Iceland
20. janúar 2015
One of our favourites Hrauna frá Hryggstekk was sold to breeders in south Iceland on a farm called Svanavatn.
New-years-tölt competition, won by Gurri and Hnöttur
16. jan 2015
Gurri took part in a indoors tölt competition in Akureyri on the horse Hnöttur frá Valþjófsstað.
He took the first place in the class for experienced riders. Gurri and Hnöttur had to show
elegant tölt with the correct rythm in different speeds.
They got the total score of 7,17.