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Gullfaxi ('golden mane', 'golden horse') is the horse of the giant Hrungnir, who challenges Óðinn to a contest on Sleipnir. In the Þulur, Gullfaxi is mentioned as one of the horses of the Æsir.

Gullfaxi is also used as an Icelandic horse name



  1. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)