FEIF - International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations 
Director of Leisure Riding

The Director of Leisure Riding has overall responsibility within FEIF for promoting international cooperation between the member associations in the field of leisure riding.

Mia Estermann is the founder, owner and manager of a School teaching people how to massage horses an dogs, originally educated as an Economist, working as Client Service Executive (Marketreserche and Consulting) and owner of a consulting company (Business to Bussines Research). She has been working with all kinds of horses for many years and teaching “animal-shiatsu” and teaching riders how to get more feeling for their horses and how to ride their horses in a physically and emotionally correct way.

Many years ago  she competed in tournaments, being Swiss champion and part of the Swiss Team at the European Championships in 1987 in Austria. She had been team leader for the Swiss World Championships team three times. Mia has one horse and is mainly riding in the nature and from time to time at a competition. She was a member of the national Youth and Leisure Riding Committee for many years and attended the FEIF Conferences for Switzerland. Since 2016 years she had been a member of the FEIF Leisure Riding Committee


Mia Estermann (CH) is the FEIF Director of Leisure Riding, having been elected at the Delegates Assembly in Sweden in 2018.


Workshop on voluntary work
In all areas of our work with the Icelandic horses we need reliable, enthusiastic and skilled volunteers.

Breeding horse trainer seminars 2018
Are you training and presenting breeding horses? Then these seminars might be of interest for you!
Both seminars address...

FEIF Youth Award 2017
The Award 'FEIF Youth Country of the year 2017' went to Denmark.

Annual YouthWork Meeting 2018
'Youth work is about the future' and so were most of the discussions in the FEIF Youth Meeting in Stockholm.

Annual Sport Meeting 2018
The Sport Leaders met in Stockholm for a productive two-day session as part of the FEIF Conference 2018.

Annual Leisure Riding Meeting 2018
FEIF The exchange of information and experience from the countries was very positive and a lot of good ideas were discussed.

FEIF Trainer/Instructor of the Year 2017
The Award 'FEIF trainer/instructor of the Year 2017' goes to Alexandra Dannenmann from the United States of America, one of...

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