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Open Breeders Seminar 2019

Open Breeders Seminar 2019

About 35 committed national and international breeders and persons interested in breeding of Icelandic horses met beginning of December at the international Open Breeders' Meeting at the IPZV office in Laatzen, Germany. The aim of the meeting was to strengthen the...

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Breeding Committee and Breeding Judges Committee 2019

Breeding Committee and Breeding Judges Committee 2019

The breeding committee and the breeding judges committee used the opportunity of this work meeting to prepare the proposals for the Delegates' Assembly 2020 and the Annual Meetings 2020 that will take part in Iceland in 2020. The details on the revision of the weight...

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Open Breeders Seminar

Open Breeders Seminar

The Open Breeders' Seminar will be organised during the biggest European fair for horse riding, hunting, fishing and nature 'Horse and Hunting' in Hannover. The seminar shall strengthen the international cooperation and promote breeding through an open exchange in the...

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Videos in WorldFengur

Videos in WorldFengur

More than 2.500 videos from 13 Landsmót events dating as far back as the very first Landsmót in 1954 are now available in WorldFengur. The videos include breeding assessments as well as sport competitions.

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FEIF Ringmaster seminar 2019

FEIF Ringmaster seminar 2019

The ringmaster seminar in Gardermoen, Norway, was attended by 21 experienced ringmasters, judges and interested persons from different FEIF countries. Lectures were given by Pétur Halldórsson, Iceland, and Heimir Gunnarsson, Sweden. Main topics included a lecture on...

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FEIF Sport and Breeding Judges Committees

FEIF Sport and Breeding Judges Committees

The judges' committees are a forum for counseling, communication and discussion and follows new developments in the area of sport judging and breeding judging. The committees are responsible for the contents of guidelines for judges, the judges seminars and the...

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Annual Breeding Meeting 2019

Annual Breeding Meeting 2019

As in previous years, the breeding meeting was one of the largest meetings. Newly elected members of the committees are Maria Siepe-Gunkel (as representative of the national breeding leaders), Frauke Schenzel (as representative of the breeders) and Heimir Gunnarsson...

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Ringmaster seminar 2019

Ringmaster seminar 2019

The 3rd FEIF Ringmaster meeting will be organized from March 23-24, 2019 in Gardermoen, Norway. The seminar is for experienced ringmasters or breeding judges, who shall be sent and signed in by their associations or national breeding leaders. Topics for discussion...

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Breeding and Breeding Judges – Committee Meeting 2018

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 judging of riding abilities. The weighting factor for each trait will be further discussed in 2019. The proposal to decide on the judging panel...

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AppFengur presented at Landsmót 2018

AppFengur presented at Landsmót 2018

Meet the latest member in the family of Fengur programs, called AppFengur!This new app was presented on the first day of the 2018 Landsmót in Víðidalur. The app is free for all; this concerns a so-called Beta version that was designed specially for the occasion of...

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Landsmót 2018 in Reykjavík

Landsmót 2018 in Reykjavík

One of the largest events of the 'International Iceland horse family' in 2018 will be Landsmót in Reykjavik. The first Landsmót was held at the Thingvellir National Park in 1950, and has since then grown into the full bi-annual country festival that it is today. The...

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Breeding horse trainer seminars 2018

Breeding horse trainer seminars 2018

Both breeding horse trainer seminars 2018 took again place in Skeiðvellir, Iceland and 22 young participants between 18 and 30 years from eight FEIF member countries attended the popular seminars, for the first time split into level I and level II. Skeiðvellir again...

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Breeding Judges Seminar 2018

Breeding Judges Seminar 2018

The FEIF Breeding Judges had their bi-annual seminar at Hvanneyri, Iceland in March 2018 with 29 judges attending the seminar. The programme was very inspiring and included presentations by Eyjolfur Isolfsson and Gestur Páll Júlíusson. Furthermore the participants...

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Breeding horse trainer seminars 2018

Breeding horse trainer seminars 2018

Are you training and presenting breeding horses? Then these seminars might be of interest for you! Both seminars address riders who want to learn more about training and presenting breeding horses in a professional way and who are interested in further education and...

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