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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

New World Record in P1 (250m Pace Race)
The World Record time of 21,41" in 250m Pace Race (P1) set at Landsmót 2016 was broken THREE times at Landsmót 2018.

Save the date - 3rd FEIF Young Leaders' seminar
The next FEIF Young Leaders' seminar will take place from 9-11th November 2018 in Reykjavík and Hveragerdi.

A farewell to Einar
The Icelandic horse world has lost a great man.

Back to Berlin
Join the virtual ride Back to Berlin - you never know what you find along the way! Registration is now open!
Even if...

Back in Berlin - World Championships for Icelandic Horses 2019
After 2013, the World Championship for Icelandic Horses will take place again in 2019 from August 4 to 11 in the equestrian...

FEIF Board cheers virtual riders
FEIF virtual ride 'Back to Berlin' starts Monday, 9th July, 2018.

Virtual ride is over
The FEIF virtual 'Ride to Reykjavík' came to an end with the beginning of Landsmót on July first.

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