FEIF - International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations 
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

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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