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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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FEIF Young Leaders' Seminar 2018
There are still a limited number of places available for the FEIF Young Leaders' Seminar, 12-14 January 2018 in Berlar,...

European Horse Network (EHN)
The AGM of the European Horse Network (EHN) and the Conference in the European Parliament took place took place in November...

What is YouthWork without the input of young voices?
The FEIF YouthWork committee is seeking a new committee member, aged between 20-28 years old, to work in the group, and to...

Successful seminar for breeding leaders and breeding judges
A total of 14 persons from eight different FEIF member countries - breeding leaders, representatives of national breeding...

FEIF Education Seminar 2018
FEIF Register now for the education seminar 2018 at Hólar University College in Iceland.

Open letter of FEIF - November 2017
FEIF Response to the concerns raised on the matter of ported bits.

Good and Harmonious Riding 2017
FEIF FEIF congratulates the 119 riders who have been nominated for Good and Harmonious Riding in the 2017 competition season.

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