Also known as Alswider
- Norse (culture)
- Mount (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
One of the two horses that pulled the sun across the sky in Norse mythology. Alsvid means ‘all swift’. He wears bellows beneath his shoulders to cool him down. The other horse is Arvak.
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