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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

Save the date - 3rd FEIF Young Leaders' seminar
The next FEIF Young Leaders' seminar will take place from 9-11th November 2018 in Reykjavík and Hveragerdi.

A farewell to Einar
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New World Record in P1 (250m Pace Race)
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Back in Berlin - World Championships for Icelandic Horses 2019
After 2013, the World Championship for Icelandic Horses will take place again in 2019 from August 4 to 11 in the equestrian...

FEIF Board cheers virtual riders
FEIF virtual ride 'Back to Berlin' starts Monday, 9th July, 2018.

Virtual ride is over
The FEIF virtual 'Ride to Reykjavík' came to an end with the beginning of Landsmót on July first.

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FEIF YouthCup 2018
Sweden is hosting this year's FEIF YouthCup, 28 July-4th August, Axevalla Travbana, Axvall, Sweden.

Horses or rabbits
FEIF The European Union is preparing the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2020-2027.

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