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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Mid European Championships (MEM)
From August 9-12, 2018 the Mid European Championships will take place in St.

Nordic Championships 2018 (NC)
The Nordic Championships for Icelandic horses will be held on August 7-12, 2018 at the beautiful competition grounds of...

Landsmót 2018 in Reykjavík
One of the largest events of the 'International Iceland horse family' in 2018 will be Landsmót in Reykjavik.

Ride to Reykjavik
This year's FEIF virtual 'Ride to Reykjavík' has reached the final home stretch.

Breeding horse trainer seminars 2018
Both breeding horse trainer seminars 2018 took again place in Skeiðvellir, Iceland and 22 young participants between 18 and...

Launch of the 2018 FEIF YouthCup Logo
Preparations for the FEIF YouthCup in one of the big trotting centres of West Sweden are in full swing.

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