FEIF - International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations
Youth Work in FEIF

Bringing together young people from across FEIF member countries - who all share the passion for the Icelandic horse - is the main goal for the youth work department. We want to create common experience and foster life skills to strengthen individuals and build transnational communities in all of the following areas:

  • Horsemanship
  • Responsibility for self and others and horses
  • Lifelong friendships
  • Intercultural communication and understanding
  • Tolerance of those with differing opinions
  • Teamwork capability
  • Development of personal skills
  • Seeing positive values
  • Caring for one another through good times and "tougher"

FEIF Youth Work started in 1986 when a first “international youth week” was arranged by FEIF and the Netherlands. Over the years the work has grown and today a FEIF Youth Camp is arranged every odd year, a FEIF Youth Cup is arranged every even year. As of 2013, young riders participate in the World Championships and can gain their own World Championship titles.
2015  saw the first FEIF Youth Video competition and 2016 the first FEIF Young Leaders' Seminar.

 

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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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