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Diverse program during the Icelandic horse festival in Reykjavík

14. febrúar 2012 kl. 11:24

Diverse program during the Icelandic horse festival in Reykjavík

The Icelandic horse festival in Reykjavík, will be held for the second time during the days March 29th – April1st next.
 
The program is quite versatile and to mention a few there will be horse shows and competitions, visit to horse breeding farms, photographic exhibitions, movies, symposiums, concerts and demonstrations shows not to mention the celebrated festive group riding, where last year about 180 horse people participated with their horses which put a vivid intonation on the center of Reykjavík  as can be viewed here.
 
Here below is the program of the festival and an introduction video:

WELCOME TO THE ICELANDIC HORSE FESTIVAL
IN REYKJAVÍK 29 MARCH - 1 APRIL 2012


The program
Come and join us at the Icelandic Horse Festival in Reykjavík the capital of Iceland. We offer Icelandic horse enthusiasts and fun-loving travellers of all ages shows, parades,
horse-farm visits, movies, fairs, festivities and so much more....


Thursday March 29th
•    "The horse in the history of Reykjavik" photo exhibition at the city hall
•    Riding tour and traditional meat soup at Ishestar
•    Horses in movies
•    Demonstration and education at Fákur – Landsmót area 2012
•    FORMAL OPENING OF THE ICELANDIC HORSE FESTIVAL AT HOTEL REYKJAVIK NATURA
•    Reykjavík city – pubs visited...

Friday March 30th
•    Horse farm visit in south Iceland - Bus from BSI at 10:00
•    19:30 Final night of Masters League at Ölfushöll

Saturday March 31st
•    10:00 Forum - Icelandic horse
•    12:00-14:00 Horseriding at Ingólfstorg
•    13:00 Horse parade in the centrum – 150 horses!
•    14:00 Line dancing lesson at city hall
•    15:00 Lecture - Ingimars Sveinssonar on horses behavior
•    16:00 Helgi Björns and Reiðmenn vindanna - concert in city hall
•    19:30 Icetölt „All the strongest“ in Laugardalur skating hall

Sunday April 1st
•    13:00 Young people & horses – A family show at Reiðhöllin í Víðidal - free for all
•    13:00 Young people & horses – A family show at Reiðhöllin í Víðidal - free for all