Eight horses from our breed are qualified for Landsmót 2018. The horse in the pictures below is Gígur frá Ketilsstöðum a 4 years old 4 gater. His total score in his first assessment was 8,18. Dam is Ör frá Ketilsstöðum and sire is Sveinn-Hervar frá Þúfu í Landeyjum.
Bergur and Sædís were in second place in 250 m. pace yesterday, this it their first time in 250 m after taking part in 150 m several times. Here is a video of the final heat, won by one of the very best pace horses in Iceland, Kjarkur frá Árbæjarhjáleigu and Konráð Valur Sveinsson, in third place was Lukka frá Árbæjarhjáleigu ridden by Hekla Katarina Kristinsdóttir.
Mildrid Musdalslien and Fálmar frá Ketilsstöðum won the 4 gate 4.1 in rhe Hrimnir competition last weekend. They received 7,20 in strong company. Fálmar is a great horse and we are happy that we have his full sister our breed. Dam is Þerna fra Ketilsstöðum and sire is Sveinn-Hervar frá Þúfu í Landeyjum. Congratulations and a big hug to Mildrid and her trainer Gry Hagelund that worked with us for some years and brought Mildrid here to buy Fálmar
This is Hugrökk frá Ketilsstöðum,7 years old. She was breeding evaluated when she was 4 years old and got total score of 8,18. Since then she has had two foals.This winter she has been trained again and is slowly getting back in shape. Total score was 8,27 included 8,5 for tölt and slow tölt, trot, pace and expression and 9,0 for spirit. It will be exiting to see how she developes, we think she has a great talent :) :)
Dam is Djörfung and sire is Natan frá Ketilsstöðum.
A total happiness, Álfadís had a mare foal this morning, sire is Stáli frá Kjarri. Surrounded by her mother Álfadís, big sister Álfhildur and Katla that also wanted to be in the picture, the little one has some role models.
Here are some pictures taken yesterday of this great young mare, Hugmynd frá Ketilsstöðum in her breeding assessment. her total score was 8,52 only 5 years old. She received 9,0 for tölt, slow tölt, canter and 9,5 for spirit. In total she received 8,78 for ridden abilities
Here are some pictures of Álfaklettur frá Syðri- Gegnishólum in his breeding assessment yesterday. He scored 8,65 for confirmation, 9,0 for head, back and croup and 9,5 for propotions. He scored 8,41 for ridden abilities, 8,5 för tölt and slow tölt, pace and expression and 9,0 for spirit.
Total score is 8,51 and second try is on Friday. We received this videó á Álfaklettur in his breeding assesment today.
This great 1 price 4 gated mare is for sale. In her first year of competition she has great results, these pictures are taken at Sleipnir World Ranking where ske took part in the A finales in 4 gate. This winter she was in the A finales in T2, tölt with loose rains in the Masters League. Dam is Glódís frá Stóra-Sandfelli 2 and sire is Sveinn-Hervar frá Þúfu.
These are the first pictures taken of Ljósálfur frá Syðri-Gegnishólum a 4 year old son of Álfadís frá Selfossi and Lord frá Vatnsleysu. This spring has been a specially bad in regards to weather but we used the opportunity when the sun was shining few days ago.
Student frá Ketilsstöðum was in the second place in 5-gate F1 at Sleipnir World Ranking last weekend. He scored 6,93 and had the first place in preliminaries and 7,14 and second place in the finales. Dam is Orka frá Gautavík and sire is Álffinnur frá Syðri-Gegnishólum. Rider is Bergur Jónsson.
Brynja Amble Gísladóttir riding Goði frá Ketilsstöðum won the 4 gate V2 with 6,93 and was in third place in T4 with 6,42, tölt with loose rains at Sleipnir World Ranking last weekend. Dam is Vænting frá Ketilsstöðum and sire is Álffinnur frá Syðri-Gegnishólum.
Happy winners of 4 gate V.2 and V.1, Brynja riding Goði and Elin Frami frá Ketilsstöðum. Bergur insisted on being in the picture too since he is the breeder of both horses.
Exiting day today, many finales to ride at Sleipnir World Ranking in Selfoss.
Finally a high score for Elin and Frami in T1 at World Ranking in Selfoss this weekend. With 8,00 she is in the lead in tölt T1. Frami is a great tölter so we have been waiting for this, so far they have had their best results in 4 gate and T2.
They are also in the lead in 4 gate with 7,57. The finales are tomorrow since there is a storm today
Finally Sædís frá Ketilsstöðum had good results in 150 m pace, I must admit that we have been waaaaiiiiting for this day, she got 14,80 and second place in 150 m. pace in the World Ranking tournament in Selfoss. The horse in 1. place got 14,77 so she was very close. She also got 5th place in 100 m. pace 8,28. The two ones that normally behaves and do well in pace test did not have their day, the siblings Flugnir and Minning frá Ketilsstöðum.
It made me happy when I got this picture yesterday, it's of Meginn frá Ketilsstöðum that we sold to Gunter Weber in Germany when he was 4 years old. Now he is owned by Lisa Sachs and Kirsten Höhn.
He has been ridden and trained by Lisa Drath and Lisa Sachs. Meginn is 7 years old now and starting to do good in competitions. Sire is Dugur frá Þúfu and dam is Ljónslöpp frá Ketilsstöðum so Katla's half brother and a little bit more, Orri frá Þúfu behind both fathers. We have two offsprings of Meginn, a 2 years old stallion, dam is Álfhildur frá Syðri-gegnishólum and a 2 years old mare, dam is Draumadís frá Selfossi.
We are very happy that Álfarinn is finally on the competition track after an injury last season, he is fit again. In his second competition in 5 gate he was in the finales 5th place, in a very strong company. 6,97-7,13.
Elin Holst riding Frami frá Ketilsstöðum had good results on the Reykjavík Mastership, 1st place in 4 gate combination, 3rd place in tölt and 5th place in 4 gate, this looks very good for the coming summer season.
This is how it is to be born 1st of May in Iceland 2018, in beautiful Icelandic summer weather. The second picture is taken today 9'th of May. Dam is Heilladís frá Selfossi 8, 32, 5 years old and Álfadís oldest daughter and sire is Konsert frá Hofi 8,72