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Youth Camp

The FEIF YouthCamp was the first youth event organised by FEIF. It all started in 1986 when an "international youth week" was arranged by FEIF and the Netherlands. 1988 Germany hosted the newly named FEIF YouthCamp and ever since this camp has run every second year.

The goal of the FEIF YouthCamp is to bring together young people from different countries. All should share a passion for the Icelandic horse, and the participants will also learn something of the horse culture(s) of the host nation. In order to take part in the FEIF YouthCamp, riders do not have to own (or bring) a horse, but they should be interested in Icelandics, and have some riding experience. Throughout the week a range of activities, with and without horses are offered. These vary greatly, and have in the past included hiking and other outdoor activities, crafts, long hacks, and even polo lessons on Icelandic horses. Participants are expected to join in all activities. The aim of all FEIF youth work is to create an awareness of different (horse) cultures, to raise standards of all aspects of horsemanship, and to foster international friendship.

Host nations:

1986 - Netherlands
1988 - Germany
1990 - Switzerland
1992 - Iceland
1994 - Great Britain
1996 - Finland
1997 - Austria
1999 - Denmark
2001 - Canada
2003 - Switzerland
2005 - Iceland
2007 - Sweden
2009 - USA
2011 - Great Britain
2013 - Norway
2015 - Germany
2017 - Belgium

News

Young Leader Seminar November 2018
The 3rd Young Leaders' Seminar took place under the sun-lit and balmy skies of Southern Iceland.

Positive doping test at Nordic Championships 2018
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Icelandic horses in the city of Copenhagen
Red and blue colors blended with Copenhagen dressed for autumn.

Youth Work - Committee meeting 2018
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Sport and Sport Judges - Committee Meetings 2018
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Leisure Riding - Committee Meeting 2018
FEIF During the committee meetings 2018 the current version of the horse profile was updated to use the same expressions as in...

Education - Committee Meeting 2018
FEIF The education committee present and those participating via Skype or other media had constructive discussions on future...

Breeding and Breeding Judges - Committee Meeting 2018
New and clearer breeding goals for the Icelandic horse breed were discussed together with a proposal for new guidelines for...

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World Championships 2019 - Breeding
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World Championships 2019 - Sport
FEIF The selection of the World Championships 2019 Sport Jury is complete.

Icelandic horses in the streets of Copenhagen
Sunday, October 21, a rare phenomenon can be seen in the inner city of the Danish Capital Copenhagen.

FEIF Sport Judges Seminar 2019
A seminar for international and national sport judges with focus on equine biomechanics and physiology in general,...

Join the Party - Icehorse Festival Version 2.0!
Icehorse Festival Indoor WRL is running from 4-7 April 2019.

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