film festival http://wfpl.org en A Different Horse Country: 'Herd in Iceland' Documents Annual Round-Up http://wfpl.org/post/different-horse-country-herd-iceland-documents-annual-round <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For more than 1,000 years, Iceland has kept its indigenous breed of small, sturdy horse pure by prohibiting imported breeds &mdash; no re-entry for traveling horses, either.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Icelandic horses roam free and wild throughout the countryside and the mountains all summer until farmers head out for the annual round-up, bringing the horses home for the harsh winter months.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Try as I might, I can&#39;t picture herds of Thoroughbreds galloping wild through (a fence-less) rural Kentucky all summer.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:26:23 +0000 Erin Keane 7146 at http://wfpl.org A Different Horse Country: 'Herd in Iceland' Documents Annual Round-Up