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By Nancy Marie Brown

ISBN-10: 0811707040

ISBN-13: 9780811707046

ISBN-10: 1490525319

ISBN-13: 9781490525310

After a number of visits to check the medieval Icelandic sagas, Nancy Marie Brown returns to Iceland to look for the appropriate horse, one she will be able to carry again to her Pennsylvania farm and make her personal. She arrives shaken by means of tragedy, doubtful of the language, missing self belief in her driving talents, yet decided to make her seek a hit. She unearths suggestion within the country’s austere and majestic panorama, that's alive with the ghosts of an adventure-filled earlier. within the glacier-carved hinterland, she rides various Icelandic horses—some lively, willful, even heroic; others docile, trusting, or tame. She additionally meets an collection of horse proprietors, who will be as self sustaining and obdurate because the animals they breed. bit by bit, traveling mythical horse farms, looking at skillful riders, taking sea-splashed treks with opinionated specialists, she opens herself as much as the unusual and beautiful international she’s entered. She discovers what makes Icelandic horses unique—why they're celebrated in excellent sagas and guarded by way of nationwide legislations. She additionally learns a lot approximately herself as a horsewoman and, extra importantly, discovers what she is admittedly searching for, in a horse and in her lifestyles. Evocative, clear-headed, and richly defined, this booklet is for someone who has at your time of their existence sought for whatever perfect.

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