FEIF Youth Cup 2018 – Day 3

FEIF Youth Cup 2018 – Day 3

The training continues, and the final coaching for the competition sharpens minds. The riders are concentrating hard. But we can take a quick tour of our surroundings: Axevalla travbana, the trotting centre where we train, is one of the biggest in Sweden. And indeed,...
FEIF Youth Cup 2018 – Day 2

FEIF Youth Cup 2018 – Day 2

Sunday morning training started in earnest with different trainers, practicing a range of different skills: Vigdís Matthíasdóttir trains the gaits, Sirpa Brumpton focuses on tölt, Trausti Thor Gudmundsson teaches Tölt in Harmony, Reynír Aðalsteinsson flagrace and...
FEIF Youth Cup 2018 – Day 1

FEIF Youth Cup 2018 – Day 1

The Cup started with a bang. On Saturday, horses and participants from 15 countries (speaking 15 different languages) arrived at Axevalla, a big trotting centre in central Sweden. Horses were checked by a vet, helpers picked up various groups from the local train...
Save the date – 3rd FEIF Young Leaders’ seminar

Save the date – 3rd FEIF Young Leaders’ seminar

The next FEIF Young Leaders’ seminar will take place from 9-11th November 2018 in Reykjavík and Hveragerdi. This year’s main speaker will be Anna Steinsen, a recreational and social psychologist who has won numerous awards as a coach and trainer. This...
A farewell to Einar

A farewell to Einar

The Icelandic horse world has lost a great man. Einar Ragnarsson passed away on July 16th, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Einar was honored with the FEIF Award in 2015 for his tireless work to improve the Icelandic horse sport over many years. He continued this...