Long ago the god Loki, in the
form of a white mare and impregnated by the
horse Svadilfari, gave birth to Sleipnir the
eight-legged. When Loki reverted to his natural
form he gave Sleipnir to the god Odin, announcing
that the steed could carry his rider swifter
than any horse, by land, sea or air and had
the power to enter the land of the dead and
The tail is not bobbed, but tied up on itself
to prevent it being used as a handhold in battle.
Heavy iron shod shoes for dashing the heads
of ice giants.
Runes instill the steed with protections from
ice giants and the grasping hands of the dead.
The six legs at Sleipnir's front can lay down
a vicious barrage of Levades during an airs
above the ground Mezair maneuver.