The Fjord horse is one of today’s oldest and purest horse breeds. Its historical habitat is Norway’s western coast, with its deep fjords and steep mountainsides.
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The first Norwegian Buhund breed-standard came in 1926, based on a dog that had evolved, lived, and worked with the Norwegians since time immemorial.
The horse no longer roams wild in the Norwegian landscape. But it still has an important place in the Norwegian psyche.
The horse settled in the Scandinavian landscape after the last ice age. Let us meet this majestic animal – and follow in its footsteps.
When I was a boy, it was the workhorse that pulled the heaviest weight in agricultural life. And this had been the reality for as long as anyone could remember.