Strong history in Icelandic horses posters
The ancestors of the Icelandic Horse first arrived with Viking settlers from the British Isles, between 860 and 935 AD. These same horses are also the ancestors of Highland, Connemara and Shetland ponies, some of which are also present in horses posters by Photowall. The Icelandic horse has had about 1000 years to adapt to the Icelandic landscape and can now handle almost anything the Icelandic weather and nature throws at them, as you will see in Icelandic horses posters. Their unique fifth gait is apparently very convenient when traversing rocky, uneven ground. These beautiful creatures can appear in 42 different colour combinations, with more than a hundred variations! A select few of these wonderful alternatives can be seen in our sublime array of Icelandic horses posters. You can go dark like with "Two of a Kind" for more edge and character. There are also Icelandic horses posters of a lighter and more vibrant feel such as "Interplay". In both examples give, you can see as well the aforementioned incredible landscape of this unique country.
This breed of horse has played a vital role in its home country from the very beginning. In heathen times, the horse was highly regarded and renowned in Norse mythology, playing a big part in their stories. Some of these images in Icelandic horses posters are the perfect representation of this, something that can be proudly displayed in the living room at home or the meeting room at the workplace. The horse is also often mentioned in the Icelandic Sagas as well, this time in the warfare of the Viking period. To a serious warrior a great horse was indispensable who were treated with much respect, and sometimes slain warriors would be buried alongside their mount. Another useful tidbit to share when people ask about Icelandic horses posters is that for centuries, the horse was the only means of transportation in Iceland.
The magic in Icelandic horses posters
Photowall's collection of Icelandic horses posters highlights the relationship between the majestic breed of semi-wild horses and the extreme environment that they live in. The landscape features snow-covered mountains, ferocious waterfalls, vast fields of grass, and so much more. The majestic horses stand, graze and gallop against the otherworldly backdrop in Icelandic horses posters. This incredible assortment captures snow-white and beautiful brown horses contrasting against the glacial blues and the dark shades of the sand and rocks of Iceland. "Flock of Icelandic Horses" is a perfect example of these things, a truly beautiful Icelandic horses poster that can transport you to a different world in an instant.