FEIF - International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations 
Director of Sport

The Director of Sport is responsible for all sport matters within FEIF (including gæðingakeppni). This covers the sport rules (FIPO) and guidelines for sport judges, the international co-operation between member countries and the different bodies involved in sport, the annual meeting of national sport leader (Sport Meeting), the Sport Committee, the international seminars for sport judges, the licenses for international sport judges and the test to become a licensed international sport juge, World Championships and the WorldRanking.

Doug Smith has been involved with Icelandic Horses since his retirement from the "dot com" world. Doug owns and breeds horses in both the United States and Iceland.  Doug has been very active in the United States.   He's held two national sport competition titles (four gait and loose rein tölt).  He is the secretary of the national association and takes care of the association's website.  Doug has been the Sport Team Leader for the United States at three World Championships.



Doug has been working since beginning of 2013 with Marko Mazeland to transition into the role of Director of Sport and chair of the FEIF World Championships Committee (replacement of the Events Committee).  At the same time Doug has been working with the FEIF Breeding Department on developing a mathematical model for computing numeric results from Young Horse Evaluations.  Finally, Doug is working with the team to build the next generation of the IceTest software suite. 



 

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FEIF Young Leaders' Seminar 2018
There are still a limited number of places available for the FEIF Young Leaders' Seminar, 12-14 January 2018 in Berlar,...

European Horse Network (EHN)
The AGM of the European Horse Network (EHN) and the Conference in the European Parliament took place took place in November...

What is YouthWork without the input of young voices?
The FEIF YouthWork committee is seeking a new committee member, aged between 20-28 years old, to work in the group, and to...

Successful seminar for breeding leaders and breeding judges
A total of 14 persons from eight different FEIF member countries - breeding leaders, representatives of national breeding...

FEIF Education Seminar 2018
FEIF Register now for the education seminar 2018 at Hólar University College in Iceland.

Open letter of FEIF - November 2017
FEIF Response to the concerns raised on the matter of ported bits.

Good and Harmonious Riding 2017
FEIF FEIF congratulates the 119 riders who have been nominated for Good and Harmonious Riding in the 2017 competition season.

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