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Sprettur from Neðri Bakka $12,300

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Sprettur is a 6 year old gelding who has been in training for the last couple of years. He is very friendly and inquisitive, and a pleasure to both be around and ride. He is five-gaited, and has both a great tölt and canter which can be performed at different speeds.

Sprettur is also light on the rein and carries himself really well. He is easy-going out on the trails, and gets along well with other horses. Like all horses we sell, Sprettur is easy to work with from the ground too. He did tear his tendon approx. 4 years ago, and although he still has some scar-tissue, this doesn’t affect his gaits.

Sprettur is ready to go to his new home and is 12.3k (GST included). This includes a weekend workshop for new owners at Neðri Bakki.

Feel free to contact us if you’d like to come and see him, or one of the other horses we have for sale!  husted.kenneth@gmail.com

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Eldmist from Neðri Bakka $10,500

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Eldmist is a 10 ½-year-old, red-dun mare. She is 5 gaited with a clear tölt ranging from medium-slow to fast when asked. Eldmist also has a very nice forward trot. She is energetic and a pleasure to ride, both on the arena and out on the trails. She responds really well to the aids, and is generally nice and light on the rein. Eldmist is easy-going with both horses and people. She has had two foals so far – both red-dun fillies.

Eldmist is ready to go to her new home now and is 10.5k (GST included).

Feel free to contact us if you’d like to come and see her, or one of the other horses we have for sale!  husted.kenneth@gmail.com

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Heykir from Neðri Bakka

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Heykir from Neđri Bakka is a relatively tall, brown-black gelding from 2011. He is a lightly-built horse, who is willing and usually seeks trot. Heykir has a very inquisitive nature and is very easy-going both when ridden, and in the stables. We wish Heykir and his new owner all the best!

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All Black from Neðri Bakka

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All Black is a black gelding, born in spring 2011 at Neđri Bakki. He is a lightly built, medium sized horse. All Black has an easy to find, smooth and natural tölt. He has, like most Icelandic horses, an energetic walk, and his canter is strong and well defined. We wish All Black and his new owner all the best for the future!

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2nd North Island Icelandic Horse Event Weekend

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We will be hosting an Icelandic Horse event weekend, following up from the successful weekend which the Douglas family organised in May 2016.

Dates: April 1 (Saturday) and April 2 (Sunday)

Place: Neđri Bakki Stud, Pukekohe (www.icehorse.co.nz )

This fun Icelandic horse event weekend is for riders of all ages and with all different levels of riding abilities. Bring your Icelandic horse(s), family members and/or friends and have some fun. There will be games and competitions where both individual riders and teams can shine! Activities during the weekend will include a “Mini endurance race”, an obstacle course type competition, best presented horse and rider competition, a tölting competition, and more.

Please e-mail us (husted.kenneth@gmail.com ) by 15 March if you are interested in attending. In your email please indicate whether you plan to participate both days or just one (please specify which one), and how many people will attend. Please also indicate whether you will bring your own horse(s) and if so, how many.

We are looking forward to hosting the event!

The Neđri Bakki Team

(Kenneth, Snejina, and Alexia)

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Icelandic Horse Clinic 2015

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In the beginning of December (4-6th) we hosted our annual Icelandic Horse clinic here at Neđri Bakki. We had two trainers, Guðbjörg Matthíasdóttir and Ólöf Rúnworkshop Guðmundsdóttir, coaching participants throughout the weekend. Guðbjörg and Ólöf both graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Riding & Riding Instruction from Hólar University in Iceland, the official centre for education and research in horse-breeding and horsemanship. They had many exciting and innovative approaches when working with the Icelandics, and provided excellent expertise!

We had a successful turnout with seven participants in total, and we were lucky with the lasting good weather. Both of the trainers had been working with all of the horses for varying periods before-hand, and the aim of the clinic was to work towards goals that the riders set, as well as increasing the knowledge of participants about the training of Icelandic Horses and how to do so in an enjoyable way for both rider and horse.

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TWO TRAINERS FROM HOLÁR, ICELAND AT NEÐRI BAKKI, AUCKLAND

Neᴆri Bakki will host two highly educated trainers, Guðbjörg Matthíasdóttir and Ólöf Rún Guðmundsdóttir, on site for training Icelandic horses and/or riders. They will stay with us from 11 November to 8 December 2015. Both Guðbjörg and Ólöf have been riding and training horses since early age. They have professionally trained Icelandics since 2006, and have both recently graduated from Holar.

There are a few different options in which you can make use of Guðbjörg’s and Ólöf’s knowledge. 2-3 week training of your horse, a 3 day workshop, and/or individual sessions. Click here to see more information these options.