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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

Out to Oirschot - totals for January 2017
The FEIF virtual ride 'Out to Oirschot' continues to gather momentum.

FEIF YouthCamp 2017
The invitation for the 2017 FEIF Youth Camp is now available for download.

Riding Horse Profiles
The Riding Horse Profile has been developed as a tool to get a neutral, professional assessment of the characteristics of a...

Youth reports 2016 now online
The award FEIF Youth Country of the Year 2016 was given to France.

Delegates' Assembly 2017
The FEIF Conference 2017 took for the first time place in Helsinki, Finland and was organized with the great help of the...

Annual Breeding Meeting 2017
FEIF The annual breeding meeting agreed on preparing a proposal for a clear definition of the guidelines for conflicts of...

Annual Chairperson Meeting 2017
FEIF The participants of the chairperson meeting provided updates about the latest developments and activities in their countries.

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