FEIF - International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations 

The President of FEIF is the head of the Board of Directors and in charge of the office of FEIF. The board of FEIF continuously works on delivering on and developing further the vision, mission and goals of FEIF. 


Gunnar Sturluson has been involved with Icelandic horses from his childhood, travelling, competing and breeding. He has one daughter, Borghildur born 1998 and she is involved in the horses together with Gunnar. They breed horses and run a training station for horses at their farm in Hrísdalur on Snæfellsnes in West-Iceland. At Hrísdalur they keep and work with around 100 horses on a yearly basis, the stable is for 35 riding horses and 15 foals and they have 6-8 new foals per year. In 2013 Hrísdalur was nominated as one of 10 breeding farms of the year in Iceland.

In his daily life, he is Partner at LOGOS legal services based in Reykjavík and practices corporate and commercial law. He tries to ride as much as possible and a few years ago he started competing again after 17 years of rest. His best moments are on horseback at the yellow sand beaches of Snæfellsnes.

Gunnar was chairman of Snæfellingur riding club in West Iceland from 2007-2012, as well as a board member and vice chairman of Landssamband Hestamannafélaga (LH) from 2008 to 2012. Gunnar has been member of the FEIF Board since 2011.



IceTest and changes of Sport Rules
FEIF Recent changes in Sport Rules and Requirements require an update of IceTest.

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...

Delegates' Assembly 2018
The FEIF Conference 2018 took place in Stockholm, Sweden and was organized with the great help of the Swedish Icelandic...

Annual Chairperson Meeting 2018
Participants from nine FEIF member countries participated in the Annual Chairperson meeting at the FEIF Conference 2018 and...

Annual Breeding Meeting 2018
FEIF The breeding leaders had a very constructive meeting with many discussions and also decided upon several changes in the...

Annual Education Meeting 2018
FEIF The education department had a constructive meeting with very positive discussions, intensive cooperation and results...

FEIF Award 2018
Þorvaldur Árnason received the FEIF Award for his great contribution to the breeding of the Icelandic horse all over the...

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