FEIF - International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations 
President

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.

 

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Out to Oirschot - totals for January 2017
The FEIF virtual ride 'Out to Oirschot' continues to gather momentum.

FEIF YouthCamp 2017
The invitation for the 2017 FEIF Youth Camp is now available for download.

Riding Horse Profiles
The Riding Horse Profile has been developed as a tool to get a neutral, professional assessment of the characteristics of a...

Youth reports 2016 now online
The award FEIF Youth Country of the Year 2016 was given to France.

Annual YouthWork Meeting 2017
The FEIF YouthWork committee welcomed delegates representing 10 member countries.

Annual Sport Meeting 2017
The Sport Leaders and Sport Committee met for two days in Helsinki to consider a long agenda of proposals from the Committee...

Annual Leisure Riding Meeting 2017
The Riding Horse Profile prepared by the Leisure Riding Committee in close cooperation with the Breeding and Education...

Annual Education Meeting 2017
The education department had a successful meeting with very positive discussions, intensive exchange of information and...

Delegates' Assembly 2017
The FEIF Conference 2017 took for the first time place in Helsinki, Finland and was organized with the great help of the...

Annual Chairperson Meeting 2017
FEIF The participants of the chairperson meeting provided updates about the latest developments and activities in their countries.

Annual Breeding Meeting 2017
FEIF The annual breeding meeting agreed on preparing a proposal for a clear definition of the guidelines for conflicts of...

FEIF Youth Award 2016
Every year member countries are invited to submit a report about the activities and innovations and bright ideas that inform...

The Trainer of the Year Award goes to.....
In 2016 FEIF invited all member countries for the first time to nominate candidates for the best FEIF instructor/trainer.

WorldFengur Report 2016
WorldFengur is the official FEIF register of the Icelandic horse breed.

Report from the FEIF YouthWork Department 2016
2016 saw the launch of the brand new FEIF Young Leaders initiative.

Report from the FEIF Sport Department 2016
This report provides an overview of the activities of the FEIF Sport Department in 2016, WR, seminars, G&H riding, and, and,...

Report from the FEIF Leisure Riding Department 2016
The work conducted through 2016 has been very practically oriented on how to move on with developing a way of evaluating the...

FEIF activities 2016
At the FEIF Conference 2017 the activities of the FEIF Departments for projects in 2017 and later will be discussed with...

Report from the FEIF Education Department 2016
What happened in the FEIF Education Department in 2016? This report provides an overview of the activities and projects of...

FEIF Report 2016
In the past year FEIF has been working on different matters, cases and projects.

Report from the FEIF Breeding Department 2016
FEIF What happened in the FEIF Breeding Department in 2016? Seminars, meetings, Landsmót, breeding shows, other projects, the...

Seminar for breeding horse trainers
The 7th seminar for breeding horse trainers (eligible age group 18-30 years) will take place from April 4-7, 2017 on the...

Seminars in New Zealand
In December the Icelandic Horse Association in New Zealand, IceHNZ, was lucky to have Silke Feuchthofen (FEIF breeding, FEIF...

IceHorse Berlin 2017
100 participants are expected from February 25-26 at the IceHorse Berlin 2017 in the Horst-Dohm-Stadium in Berlin.

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