The Iceland pony is a primitive type of Nordic horses. He is 120cm to 140 cm tall, his head is large, narrow and in the face part of the head is long; has short backward neck with rich main. He has rounded/chubby shapes and is on short leg. He is used mainly under saddle or as a (soumar) packhorse as well as in pulling carts and such. Large amount of these horses were exported to England and to Denmark where they were used in the mines.