The first museum dedicated to the Icelandic horse will be built in in Hveragerði, in south Iceland.

Icelandic horses.
Icelandic horses.

The hardy, sure-footed breed is a common sight in the country, and is famous for having five gaits – as well as the walk, trot and canter or gallop, they have an ‘ambling gait’ and ‘flying pace’. Hveragerði sits on a very active geothermal field, and its vents attract tourists and heat hundreds of greenhouses.

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