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Sigurbjörn competed with Stroka at the Stòrmot in Hella and was third into the finals. He did great untill he was unfortunately disqualified for falling off the horse. Even though he was really quick to get back on horseback, he was not fast enough for the judges.


The first horse from Stòra-hof has been shown in a breeding-show this year. IS2007186005 Alvar frá Stóra-Hof, son of örk frà Stòra-hofi and Aron frà Strandarhöfdi went to 1st price with 8.06 overall, being 4-gaited. 9 for Tölt, Trot and Canter included. Take a look at the videos of the breeding show.



Take a look at Sigurbjörn and Stroka, they  have been practicing and here is a first result just before the Firmakeppni. 


MERRY CHRISTMAS and a happy NEW YEAR 2013 to everybody from Stòra-hof!


Take a good look at Noi frà Stòra-hofi, highest judged 4-year-old stallion of the world ever and thus certainly Landsmòt winner 2012.


New video of IS 2006186005 Fönix frà Stòra-hofi. Father is  Landsmot winner IS1998184587 - Gustur frá Lækjarbakka and mother is the great IS1985286028 - Hnota frá Stóra-Hofi, she has honour price for offsprings. Fönix is hereby brother to Fursti, Stigandi, Godur-Greifi, Oerk, Solon, Oesp, etc. FOR SALE!!! 


WORLDRECORD! Nòi frà Stòra-hofi won the class of 4-year old stalions at the Landsmot 2012! 8.60 for Ridden ablilities, 8.37 for conformation, made a TOTAL of 8.51. Nòi will be serving mares at Stòra-Hof all summer! For further information contact Baering: +354-8924977.


Young stallion IS 2006186005 Fönix frà Stòra-hofi for sale. Great prospect for highest goals both in competition and breeding. Father is  Landsmot winner IS1998184587 - Gustur frá Lækjarbakka and mother is the great IS1985286028 - Hnota frá Stóra-Hofi, she has honour price for offsprings. Fönix is hereby brother to Fursti, Stigandi, Godur-Greifi, Oerk, Solon, Oesp, etc.


Some pictures of another offspring of Fursti frà Stòra-hofi. As frà Stòra-hofi.


Get an idea about the offsprings of Fursti frà Stòra-hofi, when Daniel was trying the little one for the first time.


Very promising young mare for sale after IS1997180999 - Atlas frá Hvolsvelli (FIZO-Total: 8.66, Riddenabilities: 8.85) and IS1992286001 - Krás frá Stóra-Hofi (FIZO-Total: 8.09, Riddenabilities: 8.36). Pictures and video tell everything.




Want to know what 10 for walk looks like?!??? Take a look at the 2 videos below. IS2003186003 - Heljar frá Stóra-Hofi (V: IS1998184713 - Aron frá Strandarhöfði, M: IS1987286093 - Morgunstjarna frá Stóra-Hofi) was shown in 2011 by Silvia Ochsenreiter-Egli (www.hafnersholt.de). Heljar is the only stallion in the world to have gotten 10 for walk!


The last horse from Stòra-Hof has been shown in a breedingshow 2011 by Daniel Jonsson and it also went to 1st-price. The halfsister to Tumi frà Stòra-Hofi and daughter of Glampi frà Vatnsleysu, Stjarna fra Stòra-Hofi got a total of 8.06 with 8.13 for conformation (9 proportions, 8.5 neck/shoulder) and 8.01 for riddenabilities (4-gaited, 9 tölt, character and form under rider).



The first two horses from Stòra-Hof were shown in an international breeding show in Wurz, Germany. Both went to 1-st-price and were shown by Silvia Ochsenreiter-Egli (www.hafnersholt.de). IS2003186003 - Heljar frá Stóra-Hofi (V: IS1998184713 - Aron frá Strandarhöfði, M: IS1987286093 - Morgunstjarna frá Stóra-Hofi) got 8.02 for Conformation and 8.21 for Ridden ability including 10 for walk, adding up to 8.13 in total. Heljar is the only stallion in the world to have gotten 10 for walk!
IS2003286007 - Ríkey frá Stóra-Hofi (V: IS1997186008 - Góður-Greifi frá Stóra-Hofi, M: IS1991257003 - Sverta frá Sauðárkróki) got 8.06 for Conformation and 8.04 for Ridden ability adding up to a TOTAL of 8.05.


Finally the two brothers together! Take a look at Fursti and Stigandi fra Stòra-hofi on 9th of april at the Stóðhestaveisla 2011.


Again! Tumi frà Stóra-Hofi and Viðar Ingólfsson were not beaten by a very strong field in the T1 at the Masters League. Congratulations!


Take a look at IS2005186001 - Darri frá Stóra-Hofi, son of honour-price horses IS1989184551 - Þorri frá Þúfu and IS1985286028 - Hnota frá Stóra-Hofi, mother to horses like Fursti, Stigandi, Örk, Eik, Ösp, Solon, Góður-Greifi frá Stóra-Hofi. Darri already went to 1-st-price when he was 4 years old. Now he is ready to do more.



New sales horses from 1st price stallions and mares. Take a look in the For-Sale-Section! Pictures and videos will be

posted within the next time coming!




Take a glimpse at Fursti frá Stóra-Hofi on his first ride out after summer-break!


To round up the last breedingshows of 2010, two mares from Stòra-hof went to first-price.

- IS2003286014 - Slaufa frá Stóra-Hofi got a Total of 8.18 with 8.39 for riiden ability including 9 för tölt and slow tölt. Congratulations to the new owners in Switzerland.

- IS2001286016 - Stör frá Stóra-Hofi got a Total of 8.04 with 8.16 for ridden ability. Congratulations to Majbrit in Denmark.


They did it again! Tumi frá Stóra-Hofi and Viðar Ingólfsson have again won the  T1 at the Islandsmeistaramòt 2010. Congratulations! Below the video of the A-final taken by www.hestafrettir.is


Again a new video of a new sales-horse. A very easy 9-year-old gelding with lots of natural tölt. For everyone to ride.


Here is a new video of one of the sales-horses.

IS2004286017 - Þoka frá Stóra-Hofi:
V: IS1999186987 - Þytur frá Neðra-Seli (Conf.: 8.06, Rid.Abil.: 8.68, Total: 8.43)
VV: IS1974158602 - Ófeigur frá Flugumýri (Honour-price for Offsprings)
M: IS1994287706 - Gáska frá Arnarhóli
MV: IS1973135980 - Gáski frá Hofsstöðum (Honour-price for Offsprings)

Good 5-gaited mare, very save and easy to ride.


Fursti frá Stóra-Hof again! Watch the video and you will know why!


Since Landsmot is off this year, we will try to entertain with a video every once in a while. To start off, this is Fursti frá Stóra-Hofi in Februar 2009. And if this not enough, here is the link to the video at Landsmot 2006.


As some might have noticed, in order to acknowledge the troubled or "ashy" times we have finally changed the main frame picture. Many thanks to Bjarni Már Svavarsson, for more impressing pictures we suggest to have a glimpse at http://www.flickr.com/photos/bjarnims/


Foal time has started! Baering, Styrgerður frá Stóra-Hofi and a daughter of Fursti frá Stóra-Hofi.


For all the ones intersted in a constant glimpse at the Eyjafjallajökull.  Here's a link to a webcamera from Hvolvellur. Just click a click away. http://eldgos.mila.is/eyjafjallajokull-fra-hvolsvelli/


NEW SALES-HORSES! There are a couple of new sales-horses in our stable. Such as IS2004286018 - Rimma frá Stóra-Hofi (left picture below) or IS2004286017 - Þoka frá Stóra-Hofi (right picture below). These mares are 5-gaited and very good, save riding horses with clean gaites. For more information click in Horses for Sale.


AGAIN Viðar Ingólfsson and Tumi frá Stóra-Hofi!!! After winning the T2 of the Meistaradeild VÍS on the 28-02-2010 they now won the Gæðinga-Freestyle at the Meistaradeild VÍS. Congratulations again! It will be interesting to see what they will be able to show in the T1!


Tumi frá Stóra-Hofi once again prooved to be one of the very best toelt-horses in Iceland. Not in T1, but in T2 this time at the Meistaradeild VÍS did Viðar Ingólfsson and his friend Tumi dominate the show and win with a total of 8.50. Congratulations again!


For the ones interested in  the video of the Alvar frá Stóra-Hofi, just click on the link below:



IS2007186005 - Alvar frá Stóra-Hofi  son of  IS1998184713 - Aron frá Strandarhöfði  and  IS2001286003 - Örk frá Stóra-Hofi was the winner of the northern german young-stallions judgement with a total of 8.17, including 8.30 for gaits. Congratulations to the owner Peter Belkowitz!

Christmas/New Year 2009:

2009 has been a special year in many ways. Including 2 of our horses being under the top ten world wide in the class of 6 year old mares and stallions. Stígandi frá Stóra-Hofi (IS2003186002) was shown by Þórður Þorgeirsson, they got  8.10 for Conformation and 8.72 for Ridden ability, which TOTALs at 8.47. Thus being 6th best 6 year old stallion globally. On the other hand Unun frá Stóra-Hofi was shown by Þórður Þorgeirsson in Wurz, Germany. They got 8.26 for Conformation an 8.46 for Ridden ability , which TOTALed in 8.38, thus aslo being 6th best in her class world wide.



Right now there's agood variety of young mares for sale from stallions like Aron frá Strandarhöfði,  Álfur frá Selfossi, Keilir frá Miðsitju, Illingur frá Tóftum and many more. If interested contact us. Home +354-4878451, Kolbrún Jónsdóttir: +354-8977784, Bæring Sigurbjörnsson +354-8924977 or e-mail: storahof@emax.is


Illingur frá Tóftum (IS1998187280, Conformation: 8.51, Ridden ability: 8.88, TOTAL: 8.73) has been SOLD and will be leaving Iceland.        


Fursti frá Stóra-Hofi and Daniel Jonsson improved to 2nd place in the final of the A-flokkur gæðinga at the Sumarhátíð in Hella. Congratulations Daniel!!!


In his first competitional appearence in A-flokki gæðinga Fursti frá Stóra-Hofi went straight to the final at the Sumarhátíð in Hella. Coming straight from the mares without training at all Fursti got 8.47. Sunday's final will show what Daniel and Fursti are up for.


Tumi frá Stóra-Hofi is ICELANDIC CHAMPION in the T1-Tölt once again. Together with Viðar Ingólfsson Tumi was able to win the Final coming up from 3rd place with a final score of 9.00. Congratualions!


Darri frá Stóra-Hofi (IS2005186001) was shown in Gaddstaðaflötum by Jóhann K. Ragnarsson. He went straight to first prize. Conformation: 8.08, Ridden ability: 8.00, TOTAL: 8.03. Darri is a son of Þorri frá Þúfu (IS1989184551) and Hnota frá Stóra-Hofi (IS1985286028).


Illingur frá Tóftum (IS1998187280) was shown in Gaddstaðaflötum by Daniel Jonsson and got the highest numbers globally so far this year. Conformation: 8.51, Ridden ability: 8.88, TOTAL: 8.73. Just to remind everyone Illingur is still for sale and ready to go to the World Championships in Switzerland together with Daniel.



At the breeding show at Sörlastöðum Stígandi frá Stóra-Hofi (IS2003186002) was shown by Þórður Þorgeirsson. The son of Hnota frá Stóra-Hofi (IS1985286028) and Aron frá Strandarhöfði (IS1998184713) got 8.10 for Conformation and 8.72 for Ridden ability, which TOTALs at 8.47. Stígandi frá Stóra-Hofi is therefore the highest judged offspring from Aron frá Strandarhöfði. To learn more about Stígandi: www.jadar.is


The first horse from Stòra-Hof has been shown in a breeding show this year.
Unun frá Stóra-Hofi was shown by Þórður Þorgeirsson in Wurz, Germany on 3rd of may 2009.
Conformation: 8.26, Ridden ability: 8.46, TOTAL: 8.38. More at: www.ohetal.com


After the rebuilding process of www.stora-hof.com has begun, there is big news.
Illingur frá Tóftum (Conformation: 8.45, Ridden ability: 8.81, TOTAL: 8.67) is for sale.
To learn more about Illingur check out the Stallions section.


After a short brake for stora-hof.com due to provider problems we are back.
The page will once again grow little by little.