Horses of Iceland will launch an ONLINE presentation series on Icelandic horse breeding on Tuesday, 30 March, at 6 pm UTC. The presentations are free of charge and open to all via Horses of Iceland’s Facebook page and will be in English.
The first presentation in a brand-new online series on Icelandic horse breeding will go live on 30 March. There will be four 40-minute presentations in total. They can be watched online with Facebook Live, or later, are free of charge and open to all.
The programme is as follows:
- 30 March, 6 pm UTC: The beginning of breeding the Icelandic horses and first breeding consultants
- 6 April, 6 pm UTC: Breeding consultants from 2000; changes, development, and breeding lines
- 13 April, 6 pm UTC: Modern breeding shows, procedures and purpose
- 20 April, 6 pm UTC: Breeding goals, official and private – the foundation of the goals, importance of private preference and versatility
Each presentation will be approximately 40 minutes long and followed by Q&As.
The subjects will be presented in an informative and entertaining way by Herdís Reynisdóttir (Dísa), who is a riding instructor and experienced breeding judge.
Dísa is a riding instructor with a degree from Hólar University in Iceland. She has travelled to many different countries to give lessons and clinics, and also to judge in breeding shows – she worked as an international breeding judge for 17 years.
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