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Leisure Riding - Denmark

 

General country info

  • Language: Danish, but English is generally spoken by everybody. In tourist areas most people speak German as well.
  • Currency: Danish Kroner
  • Inhabitants: App. 5.5 Mio
  • Telephone firefighter/Police/Ambulance: 112
  • Around 200,000 horses in Denmark of which around 25,000 are Icelandic horses.
  • approximately 170,000 riders in total (approx. 8,000 of them in the Danish Icelandic Horse Association.) 
  • The horse sector generates 24,77 billion Kr. (3,5 billion Euro) annually and employs 21,000 people in full-time jobs. 

Access to nature

  • great potential for riding in the countryside.
  • extensive farmland with lots off-tracks and beautiful forests
  • Forests cover 13% of Denmark, 72% of all Danish forest is private. In private forest riding is forbidden, but some owners sell licenses. In public forests non-commercial riding is free.

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News

FEIF Video Competition 2017
This year the FEIF Youth Department organized for the second time a video competition.

Ride to Reykjavik
The FEIF virtual ride 'Out to Oirschot' is over - long live the FEIF 'Ride to Reykjavik'.

World Championships 2017 closed!
In the closing ceremony the Team Trophy was awarded to the team Iceland and the FEIF Feather prize to Máni Hilmarsson [YR]...

V1 - World Champion 2017
Jolly Schrenk / DE with Glæsir von Gut Wertheim [DE2007141621] is the World Champion 2017 in V1 - Fourgait, the silver medal...

F1 - World Champion 2017
Frauke Schenzel / DE with Gustur vom Kronshof [DE2009134130] is the World Champion 2017 in F1 - Fivegait, the silver medal...

T2 - Young Rider World Champion 2017
Clara Olsson [YR] / SE with Þór frá Kaldbak [IS2005186297] is the World Champion - Young Riders 2017 in T2, the silver medal...

T2 - World Champion 2017
Johanna Tryggvason / DE with Fönix frá Syðra-Holti [IS2006165087] is the World Champion 2017 in T2, the silver medal went to...

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