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FEIF Conference 2024

FEIF Conference 2024

The FEIF Delegates’ Assembly 2024 took place in Luxembourg with delegates from 17 out of 21 FEIF member countries entitled to vote being present. The decisions are available HERE  and all proposals that were accepted will be included in the Rules and Regulations 2024,...

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Annual Breeding Meeting 2024

Annual Breeding Meeting 2024

At this year’s conference, representatives from 13 member countries attended the Annual Breeding Meeting 2024. All countries had the possibility to present the activities in their countries, in addition the FEIF WF registration group, the Breeding Judges’ committee...

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Annual Youthwork Meeting 2024

Annual Youthwork Meeting 2024

As can be seen from the photo, we aim to put the horse at the centre of everything we do…  This is also true for this year’s annual meeting of Youth leaders, representing 11 FEIF member countries. Some time was spent on evaluating newly introduced changes in the FEIF...

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Social License to Operate

Social License to Operate

The keynote speech at the FEIF Conference was held by Prof. Dr. med. Vet. Michael Weishaupt and it continued to be the main topic of the FEIF Conference 2023 in all department meetings. What is Social Licence to Operate (SLO)? And which questions should we ask...

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FEIF Conference 2023

FEIF Conference 2023

A great event with many topics and possibilities for discussions! One of the main topics of the FEIF Conference 2023 was the ”Social license to Operate (SLO)” where Mike Weishaupt from the Veterinarian University of Zurich as keynote speaker addressed the different...

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FEIF Delegates’ Assembly 2023

FEIF Delegates’ Assembly 2023

The FEIF Delegates’ Assembly 2023 took place in Stockholm, Sweden with delegates from 14 out of 21 FEIF member countries entitled to vote being present. Again, a long list of candidates and issues were up for voting during the Assembly, the results are online on this...

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What is the FEIF Conference?

What is the FEIF Conference?

Once a year, representatives from the FEIF member countries meet somewhere in a FEIF member country. This year, it will be Stockholm, Sweden from February 3-4, 2023. Social licence to operate (SLO) and combatting sexual harassment are the two big topics that will...

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FEIF Conference 2023 – main topics

FEIF Conference 2023 – main topics

More and more horse associations all over the world started discussions about the so-called “Social license to operate” – the concern for the welfare and use of horses, the changing societal attitudes regarding animal use, the increasing public unease about the use of...

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FEIF Delegates’ Assembly 2021

FEIF Delegates’ Assembly 2021

As agreed unanimously by all FEIF member associations, the FEIF Delegates' Assembly 2021 will take place as a virtual meeting on February 13, 2021. The Annual Meetings of all FEIF Departments - Chair, Breeding, Education, Leisure Riding, Sport and YouthWork - will be...

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Delegates’ Assembly 2021

Delegates’ Assembly 2021

Due to the current situation caused by Covid-19, FEIF decided in agreement with all member countries with voting rights to organize the Delegates’ Assembly 2021 as virtual meeting on February 13, 2021 and to move the annual meetings of all departments to a later date...

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FEIF Conference presentations

FEIF Conference presentations

Two very interesting presentations were held at the FEIF Conference 2020. Þorvaldur Kristjánsson informed the participants on the 'Development of the breeding goal' and Sigríður Björnsdóttir presented the latest developments on new strategies for prevention and...

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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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Annual Youth meeting 2020

Annual Youth meeting 2020

In the FEIF Youth Work Meeting, representatives from 11 FEIF member countries discussed matters ranging from specifics, such as this year's FEIF Youth Cup (18-26th July, hosted by Denmark), or the next FEIF Young Leaders' meeting (22-24th January 2021) to broad...

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Annual Sport meeting 2020

Annual Sport meeting 2020

A large group of national sport leaders and representatives from the national associations as well as the FEIF sport committee had discussions on a long list of agenda items. Hulda Gústafsdóttir and Markus Karrer were reelected as sport committee members. As Alexandra...

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