We're excited to introduce Kristjan Elvar Gislason, our ambassador and a highly skilled farrier. With almost three decades of experience, Kristjan is a dedicated professional known for his commitment to horseshoeing.
Impressive Farrier Background
Kristjan began his farrier journey over 29 years ago and received professional training in Germany from 1996 to 2000. His foundation in farriery was set during this time, where he became a qualified farrier at the TiHo University in Hannover. Working in Germany for ten years further enhanced his skills.
Specializing in Icelandic Horses
Returning to his homeland, Kristjan focused on Icelandic horses, gaining recognition as a global authority in the Icelandic horse industry. His expertise covers crafting shoes for Icelandic horses, therapeutic shoeing, working with sports horses, adopting modern techniques, and handling the basics of farriery.