Local horse makes magazine cover

A photo of Douglass Drake’s Icelandic horse Assa is on the cover of the Icelandic Horse Quarterly magazine. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
A Lake Riverside Estates couple announced a photo of their Icelandic horse was chosen for the cover of Icelandic Horse Quarterly magazine. The publication is the official magazine of the U.S. Icelandic Horse Congress. Each issue is filled with informative articles, editorials, stories, advertisements and more for owners of Icelandic horses. An ancient breed, the Icelandic horse is well known for its thousand-year history. Purebred since the 1100s, the breed is famous for being hardy, athletic, independent, spirited, friendly, adaptable and sure-footed with five natural gaits. It has a thick and often double-sided mane and a long tail which come in a wide range of equine colors. Douglas Drake, who owns Sunland Ranch Icelandics, submitted the cover photo to the U.S. Icelandic Horse
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