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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Horses of Iceland - survey deadline June 30, 2017
Remember to complete the international survey sent out by 'Horses of Iceland'.

Breeders' Boulevard - World Championships 2017
In the centre of the show grounds of the upcoming WC 2017 in Oirschot you will find a very special place, the favourite spot...

Out to Oirschot 2017
For the FEIF virtual ride to the World Championships in Oirschot, Netherlands, riders from across the globe including teams...

Survey - Horses of Iceland
FEIF Stakeholders have worked together on creating a policy aimed at strengthening the image of the Icelandic horse through...

FEIF Youth Video Competition
Remember the deadline for this year's FEIF video competition is 31st of May.

World Championships 2017 time schedule online!
Do you want to plan your visit to the World Championships in detail? Then check out the interactive and up to date schedule...

FEIF YouthCamp 2017
Belgium - land of chocolate, lace and fantastic horses - is the destination for this year's FEIF Youth Camp, 11-18 July.

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