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Dagens islandshester nedstammer antakelig fra hestene som ble gravlagt sammen med vikinger på Island.

Powerful Icelandic Vikings were buried with stallions

Ancient DNA from 19 horses found in Viking graves on Iceland have been examined, and the researchers found that all the horses, except one, were male. This implies that the virile and somewhat aggressive male horses were slaughtered in a ritual that was intented to demonstrate power and status.