Icelandic horse centre
Conference and course centre
Fossan (1972), our top instructor ( NIHF
her husband Torstein Fossan (1963) and
their son Torstein (1995) all live on the farm.
is a vital part of our team, she is
responsible for the daily organisation including the shoeing many of
Ivesdal is a B-level instructor who
also trains many of our horses. She is also a Nurse.
Kaisa Kleven Lillebakken, Bente
Ravnås, Stine Fossan, Malin Horvei Jårvik, Sandra
Steffersen, Helene Lerstøl,
May Kristin Madland all have extensive experience with Icelandic horses
riding camp and trekking. Trine Veland and Anne Bente Espedal run the
us at during our busy periods.
up on the farm and has been
involved with horses since 1976. After school he studied for a year at
college then at the Ryfylke Winter Agricultural College. He also spent
the Oslo Veterinarian College studying artificial insemination. This
followed by military service near Sandnes, a local town.
Torstein has been practising artificial
insemination of sheep, pigs and cows. Throughout this time he has
active on the farm and since 1984 has had a farrier practice.
Torstein has trained all his own horses from
the outset, has reached level B instructor and is a qualified local
Perly grew up
in the hamlet of Helle, at the
mouth of the nearby Espedal river. After high school, Perly worked as
assistant teacher at the Forsand School.
Following two years at Ryfylke Winter Agricultural College, in 1990,
started to work with horses.
Perly has been active setting up competitions
and courses and is the leading instructor for all our riding courses
Torstein was born in 1995 and is
currently in his last year of school in Forsand. He plans to become a
He is active on the climbing wall and is qualified to supervise
His main interests are computers and motorbikes.