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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Horses of Iceland - survey deadline June 30, 2017
Remember to complete the international survey sent out by 'Horses of Iceland'.

Breeders' Boulevard - World Championships 2017
In the centre of the show grounds of the upcoming WC 2017 in Oirschot you will find a very special place, the favourite spot...

Out to Oirschot 2017
For the FEIF virtual ride to the World Championships in Oirschot, Netherlands, riders from across the globe including teams...

Survey - Horses of Iceland
FEIF Stakeholders have worked together on creating a policy aimed at strengthening the image of the Icelandic horse through...

FEIF Youth Video Competition
Remember the deadline for this year's FEIF video competition is 31st of May.

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.

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