Lessons with Mummi
Sep
29
to Oct 3

Lessons with Mummi

Trainer Guðmundur Skúlason (Mummi) is a graduate of Hólar University College in Iceland with a degree in Equine Studies. For the past 10 years, he has been the head trainer at Hallkelsstaðahlíð, a family-owned farm located in west Iceland. Mummi is in high demand as a riding instructor in Iceland, throughout Europe and in the United States. He regularly teaches in Denmark and Sweden. 

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Breeding Evaluation & Sport Show
Sep
6
to Sep 9

Breeding Evaluation & Sport Show

Breed evaluations are used to evaluate potential breeding stallions and mares. The official breeding goal is to produce a healthy, fertile and durable horse. Horses are given a score for conformation, gaits, rideability and temperament. The scale is from 1-10; ten being highest. Horses earning a cumulative score of over 8 are considered "first prize." For more info on the ideal breeding goals, click here.

Judges are both International Breeding Judges; Jens Füchtenschnieder (Germany) and Nina Bergholtz (Sweden). 

We hope to see you there! Registration and stalling forms are here:

Toppur Sport Show - Show BIll

Toppur Sport Show - Entry Form

Toppur Sport Show - Sponsorship Form

Sport Show & Breeding Evaluation - Stalling & Paddock Reservation

Lodging

Drury Inn and Suites
5505 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
515-457-9500

Homewood Suites
6620 Stagecoach Dr.
West Des Moines, IA 50266
515–218–7500

Sleep Inn Suites
885 S. 51st St.
West Des Moines, IA 50265
515–978-4012

Hampton Inn Suites
6160 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
515–2 18–1110

Lakeside Hotel
777 Casino Dr.
Osceola, IA 50213
641–342–9511

Miss Spencer's of the Long ViewFarms bed and Breakfast
3220 Wyoming St.
New Virginia, IA 50210
641–342–1547

Ruby House Bed and Breakfast
316 S. John Wayne Drive
Winterset, IA 50273
641-221-0359

JASS bed and Breakfast
715 N. 1st St.
Winterset, IA 50273
515-201-7715

Need more information?
Please contact:
Virginia at Virginia@harmonyicelandics.com about stall and paddock reservations
Kydee Sheetz at acicelandics@yahoo.com about general show information
Deb Cook at cookice65@gmail.com to register your horses

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Lessons with Mummi
Sep
3
to Sep 7

Lessons with Mummi

Trainer Guðmundur Skúlason (Mummi) is a graduate of Hólar University College in Iceland with a degree in Equine Studies. For the past 10 years, he has been the head trainer at Hallkelsstaðahlíð, a family-owned farm located in west Iceland. Mummi is in high demand as a riding instructor in Iceland, throughout Europe and in the United States. He regularly teaches in Denmark and Sweden. 

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Clinic with Carrie Lyons Brandt & Laura Benson
Jun
9
8:00 AM08:00

Clinic with Carrie Lyons Brandt & Laura Benson

Experience how to use dressage to balance the horse through classical exercises while maintaining the spirit and freedom that characterizes Icelandic horsemanship. Our training concepts are rooted in the idea of gæðingafimi, meaning “dressage for the great horse,” where you flow between exercises in a way that brings out the best possible gaits and movement in your equine partner.

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Lessons with Mummi
Apr
16
to Apr 21

Lessons with Mummi

Trainer Guðmundur Skúlason (Mummi) is a graduate of Hólar University College in Iceland with a degree in Equine Studies. For the past 10 years, he has been the head trainer at Hallkelsstaðahlíð, a family-owned farm located in west Iceland. Mummi is in high demand as a riding instructor in Iceland, throughout Europe and in the United States. He regularly teaches in Denmark and Sweden. 

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“THE HORSE AS A MIRROR OF THE RIDER” with CARRIE LYONS BRANDT
Nov
4
to Nov 5

“THE HORSE AS A MIRROR OF THE RIDER” with CARRIE LYONS BRANDT

This clinic will focus on the importance of a balanced seat and how to use your body to communicate with the horse and move together in lightness. This topic will be addressed in two ways; first we will work on the physical training of the rider through exercises and seat lessons on the lunge line. Then we will begin to work on bridle-less riding, communicating with the horse through your seat and legs.

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