Breeding shows 2022

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This week the last breeding show took place here in Iceland and it’s fun to sum up how the horses from Kjarr have been doing this year.
We are very happy with them doing such an amazing job on the track and look forward to the future of all those talents.
The highlight of the year was Landsmót 2022 where our stallion Sprengur frá Kjarri received 8.27 and placed 7th in the class of five year old stallions.
Now everyone will have a nice fall vacation until the training for the next season starts again. We are already excited to start up the youngsters who will start their career as riding horses this year!

Some of those horses are for sale, don’t hesitate to contact us if you are searching for your future breeding or competition horse.

Sprengur frá Kjarri

Received 8.5 for tölt, trot, gallop, rideability, general impression & walk on Landsmót and placed 7th in the class of five year old stallions.

M: Sprengja frá Kjarri (8.20)
F: Páfi frá Kjarri (8.39)

Synd frá Kjarri

Received 9 for pace and 8.5 for general impression & rideability. She received 8.31 and a total score of 8.19.

M: Sprengja frá Kjarri (8.20)
F: Stáli frá Kjarri (8.76)

Svana frá Kjarri

Received a total score of 8.02 including 9 for back & croup and 8.5 for neck, proportions & pace.

M. Nunna frá Bræðratungu (8.02)
F: Spói frá Kjarri (8.30)

Blökk frá Kjarri

This five year old mare received a total score of 8.01 including 8.5 for neck, tölt, trot and rideability.

M: Auðna frá Kjarri (8.12)
F: Stáli frá Kjarri (8.76)

Fimma frá Kjarri

Received a total score of 7.89 as a five year old. 9 for back & croup and 8.5 for head and proportions.

M: Hagsæld frá Kjarri (8.16)
F: Stáli frá Kjarri (8.76)

Fjarki frá Kjarri

Received a total score of 7.82, including 8.5 for legs & walk and 8 for tölt, trot & rideability.

M: Hagsæld frá Kjarri (8.16)
F: Stáli frá Kjarri (8.76)

Silla frá Kjarri

Just five years old Silla received a total score of 7.77 including pace, rideability, head and mane & tail. She is the 5th offspring of Jóna frá Kjarri which are all shown in breeding show with good results.
M: Jóna frá Kjarri (8.08)
F: Ómur frá Kvistum (8.61)

open house in kjarr

Landsmót hestamanna is about to start!

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On the 3rd of July Landsmót hestamanna will start. We are looking forward to a week long celebration of Icelands best horses!
Afterwards, on Sunday 10th of July we would like to invite you to our open house in our stable. This is where you can meet Team Kjarr, our horses and see our facilities.
We have many exciting sale horses at the moment who you have the chance to get to know there!

You can’t come to Iceland but are still searching for your dream horse?
If so, write us a line and we will let you know if one of the horses from our breeding could be a match.

We are looking forward to see you at Landsmót hestamanna!

Icelandic stallion sprengur frá Kjarri

The Icon of Iceland – photographing the Icelandic horse

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It was fun to work together with Donal Boyd on his film about photographing the Icelandic horse. He took portraits of some of our horses in the riding hall trying out different light and positions. Later Donal also photographed them in motion moving freely on the field and running together on the riding track. If you want to learn more about horse photography and want to see Fjarki, Fimma, Stúfur, Sprengur and the herd in motion you can watch the full movie here.

Pace, pace, pace

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The Icelandic horse magazine Eidfaxi reported that 17 horses received the mark 9.5 for pace in this year’s breeding shows around the world. We always have loved horses with good pace – a good five gaiter is our breeding goal and we aim to breed horses with a natural ability to perform well in pace disciplines. So we couldn’t be prouder to notice that five horses in this group of exceptional pace horses nare sired by our very own Stáli frá Kjarri! He scored 9.5 for pace himself when he was shown and we are very happy that he obviously is giving that ability on to his offsprings.

We are congratulating the breeders and owners with these wonderful horses:

Tildra frá Kjarri

Álfaklettur frá Syðri-Gegnishólum

Stolt frá Laugavöllum

Ernir frá Efri-Hrepp

Líf frá Lerkiholti


Álfaklettur son of Stáli

Álfaklettur highest judged Stáli son

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We could not be happier for our friends in Gangmyllan with the success of their stallion Álfaklettur frá Syðri-Gegnishólum!
Olil showed him today with a total score of 8.94 including 9.5 for pace & willingness. This score not just makes him the highest judged son of our stallion Stáli frá Kjarri but also number 2 in the world ranking. Til hamingju Olil Amble!