Karen Woodrow at Nedri Bakki

07/05/2008

Over the last two months – March and April – we had the pleasure to host Karen Woodrow from IceAlexia getting advice from Karenland regularly on our farm. Karen has graduated as horse trainer from the highly demanding Holar College in Iceland. She did an awesome job in sharing both her deep theoretical knowledge and practical skills in both starting young horses and in further training horses with us.

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IHBRANZ associate member of FEIF

30/04/2008FEIF logo

New Zealand Icelandic Horse Association (IHBRANZ) has become associate member of the International Organisation for Icelandic Horses (FEIF). This means that New Zealand now has an internationally accepted studbook for Icelandic Horses.

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Another try for Tign fra Ahl

19/12/2007

After two new blood samples, we had to conclude that Tign fra Ahl is not any longer in foal by the Danish stallion Jon Forseti fra Ahl. Tign wasTign scanned in August in Denmark and was at that point in foal. Another scanning a few weeks later in the UK was not conclusive but likely negative. In order to be absolutely sure, we have taken two blood samples

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First Icelandic Foal ever born at Neðri Bakki

19/12/2007

As any first born, our first foal at Nedri Bakki was, of course, anticipated with a lot of excitment and some anxiety shared by the whole family. TwoHefring and proud mum, Hrima 2 days ago, on the 17th of December, it finally happened. Early in the morning Hrima fra Lukka delivered the first foal ever born at Nedri Bakki – a beautiful black filly.

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Danish Offsprings’ on the way

10/10/2007

After a very complicated process, we tried to put all 3 mares in foal with Jón Forseti fra Ahl (Father:Dynur frá Hvammi; FF: Orri frá þúfu; Mother:Jon Forseti Snörp frá Brimilsvöllum; MF: þorri frá þúfu; MMF: Stígur frá Kjartanstöðum) in Denmark. The vets in England have confirmed that Eldfim and Maistjarna are in foal.

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