Trainer of the Year 2022 – Congratulations Nina Bergholtz!

February 3 2023 | Education

Nina is a riding instructor level 3, a sport judge and a FEIF international breeding judge with 25 years of experience. She has been judging foal and young horses at breeding shows for the last 20 years. Nina has worked as a breeding judge in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Netherlands and USA and she is also a Gæðingakeppni judge and has been judging at many Swedish Championships and also Landsmót.

Nina has competed in the Swedish national team and has participated in 25 Swedish championships and four Nordic championships. Besides a career as an instructor, judge and rider Nina has also bred 150 horses.
Nina is an Icelandic horse enthusiast who puts a lot of effort in everything she does. For many years she had a riding school at her farm Himmelsrum outside of Gamleby, Sweden. For decades she has held riding courses and lectures about Icelandic horse breeding, across the country.

Through her commitment and extensive knowledge of the Icelandic horse, Nina educates her students.
She motivates and inspires her students, always with the horse’s best interests in mind. The development of the team and the understanding of the Icelandic horse, its history and exterior, is noticeable in her students. She is a role model for the sport.