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

Bringing youngsters from different countries – who all share the passion for the Icelandic horse – together is the main goal for the youth department. When doing this it’s the aim that the youngsters get experience for life in terms of:

  • Horsemanship
  • Lifelong friendships
  • Learning about other cultures
  • Tolerance of those with differing opinions
  • International exchange
  • Teamwork capability
  • Responsibility
  • Development of one’s own personality
  • Seeing positive values
  • Having a good time together

Over the years the youth work within FEIF has develop a great deal. It all 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 and all member countries are entitled to bring 3 young rider to participate in special classes on the World Championships, competing to win the title as the most promising young rider.

 

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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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