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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

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.

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
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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
FEIF 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.

FEIF Breeding Horse Trainer seminar 2017
The 7th FEIF seminar for breeding horse trainers at Skeiðvellir, Iceland, took place with a group of 22 very talented riders...

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