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

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.

FEIF Riding Horse Profile
FEIF has developed a new Riding Horse Profile, which is intended to create the best possible match between rider and horse.

Horses in the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU
FEIF The European Horse Network (EHN) published its view on the position of horses in the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...

1 May, the International day of the Icelandic horse
On May 1, Horses of Iceland, a marketing initiative for the benefit of the Icelandic horse has organized the International...

FEIF Youth video competition 2017
The first video submission of this year's FEIF Youth video competition was greeted with great excitement.

IceTest 1.1.765 available
FEIF Recent changes in Sport Rules and Requirements require an update of IceTest.

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