Trivia Hot Tub

Horses were first brought to Iceland by the Vikings who settled the country in 874-930.

 

For nine centuries no other horses have been brought to Iceland, now there is only one breed of horse in Iceland, the Icelandic horse – the purest breed in the world.

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icelandic horse colours include: blaze, buckskin, cremello, glass-eyed, liver, smutty and ´with eel’ (stripe on its back)

 

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Wet and Windy

Saturday 14th- Hestheimar Horse Farm
On the second day we had an early start and headed to breakfast 7:45. Our first activities were woodcrafting and knitting. In knitting we learnt how to make a headband and a butter knife in woodcrafting. Both activities lasted for one hour and a half.
Shortly after we had lunch. It was meat soup with some icelandic bread. We set off to our next hotel called Hestheimar. It was a 2 hour drive from our last destination. The weather changed from very rainy to sheets of snow with heavy wind storms.

There was a room of 21 and 3 rooms of two with another room of 8. This is half the group in the hot tub.

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We are looking forward to horse riding which is our next activity. (Millie has been talking about horse riding for the last 2 months)

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Caitlin S and Georgia M