News from Breeding

Young Committee members

Young Committee members

FEIF is looking for interested and active young people, 20-26 years old, to join the FEIF Committees of Sport and Breeding Help us shape the future of the Icelandic Horse world. Seats, especially earmarked for young people, will become available from February 2022,...

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Farewell to Maria Siepe-Gunkel

Farewell to Maria Siepe-Gunkel

With great sadness we learned of Maria's death, and we are very sorry to lose a highly valued member of our Icelandic horse community. For many years, Maria mastered the challenge to represent the various interests of the breeding community, both at national level as...

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20 years of WorldFengur

20 years of WorldFengur

It is now 20 years that the global database for Icelandic horses – a cooperation project between the Icelandic Government and FEIF – was opened for public use. From the outset, this extensive database was developed to become the essential tool for breeders of the...

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Breeding show information

Breeding show information

Work of the judging panel There have been some discussions about the working place for the breeding judges at the shows. A few years ago, it was standardized that the judges should present the results from the conformation assessment as soon as they have reached a...

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Breeding shows 2020

Breeding shows 2020

As the Covid-19 restrictions are being lifted more and more in most countries, we are happy that breeding shows can finally take place again. In Iceland, Germany, and Sweden the first breeding events have already taken place in strict compliance with national...

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Live Streaming – Breeding Day

Live Streaming – Breeding Day

Icelandic horse lovers around the world can enjoy the best of the Icelandic horse breeding scene with live streaming and commentary in three languages (Icelandic, English and German) on Eiðfaxi's Breeding Day, 9 May. Icelandic, English and German. Horses of Iceland...

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Landsmót 2020 postponed

Landsmót 2020 postponed

A decision has been made by the Icelandic Equestrian Association, Horse Breeders Association and Rangárbakkar the management of Landsmót to postpone Landsmót that was supposed to take place in Hella 6 - 11 July 2020. Instead Landsmót will be held in Hella in the...

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New FEIF International Breeding Judges

New FEIF International Breeding Judges

For the first time since 2015 a Breeding Judge seminar including an exam after the obligatory seminar took place in Hólar, Iceland from March 12-15, 2020. The exam included assessments of horses as well as an equitation test. Congratulations to Elisabeth Marie Trost,...

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Greetings from Team Landsmót

Greetings from Team Landsmót

During the FEIF conference in Hveragerdi Iceland last month, participants visited the Rangárhöllin riding and event hall in Hella. Team Landsmóts wants to thank everyone for coming and giving us the opportunity to be your host in our great facilities that horse people...

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Annual Breeding meeting 2020

Annual Breeding meeting 2020

The Annual Breeding meeting 2020 was well attended and all countries present at the Conference 2020 sent a representative to the meeting. John Siiger Hansen stepped down from the breeding committee after 23 years of working within the FEIF breeding committees and the...

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WorldFengur Report 2019

WorldFengur Report 2019

It is now almost three decades since the adventure of the consecutive versions of the Fengur family began: first with the original Fengur, then came Islandsfengur and VeraldarFengur and finally, with the launch of WorldFengur in the year 2001. When Fengur opened in...

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