Jakob Svavar Sigurðsson and Torunn Maria Hjelvik run a horse training operation at Steinsholt in Leirársveit. A section of the land is owned by Jakobs parents Sigurður Guðni Sigurðsson and Margréta Jakobsdóttir. Both Jakob and Torunn are educated horse trainers and riding instructors from Hólar. There is also active horse breeding at Steinsholt.
Steinsholt has an entertaining web page at the address www.bricksite.com/steinsholt. There is also useful information about the operation and breeding work as well as beautiful photos. The text is both in Icelandic and English.