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European Horse Network

European Horse Network

The Legal Committee of the European Horse Network (EHN) met on March 4, 2021 to discuss the draft implementing regulation on the identification and registration of equines (SANTE/7004/2019). In the meeting, the response of ENH to the consultation by the EU regarding...

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Lisa Kroon – young committee member sport

Lisa Kroon – young committee member sport

“Who is who in FEIF? – a series of short interviews with the of the persons working in the organization” . We start by introducing the young members of the Sport Committee, Lisa Kroon from the Netherlands. Lisa, you were selected to the sport committee in 2020. How...

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World Championships 2021

World Championships 2021

Right now we are in the midst of a tough Covid-19-time and it is, like everything else, hard to know if we “happy  Icelandic horse enthusiasts” will be able to meet for a blast of a party at the World Championships for Icelandic Horses in Herning in summer 2021. But...

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FEIF online seminar ‘Why Iceland?’

FEIF online seminar ‘Why Iceland?’

Henning Drath took participants on a virtual tour, exploring Iceland’s culture, music, food and language, and many other of the surprising features you will find when you visit that unique island nation. Participants learned about pylsur með öllu – the uniquely...

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New Young FEIF committee members

New Young FEIF committee members

Along with the other candidates who were elected during the DA on Saturday, 3 new young committee members will start their 2-year position on FEIF committees: Lena-Marie Baltes (LU) will serve on the Education committee, Katharina Haider (AT) on the Leisure Riding...

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FEIF Delegates‘ Assembly 2021

FEIF Delegates‘ Assembly 2021

The FEIF Delegates’ Assembly 2021 took for the first time place as a virtual meeting. 17 out of 21 FEIF member countries entitled to vote were present in this meeting. Apart from the presentations from each board member, the Trainer of the Year 2020 and the Youth...

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FEIF Questionnaire 2020

FEIF Questionnaire 2020

FEIF Questionnaire 2020 - results now available! For several years already, an annual questionnaire has been sent to all FEIF member countries with the purpose to contribute to the development of the international Icelandic horse scene. Since then, several data on...

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Returning to Herning

Returning to Herning

Together, the riders of this year’s FEIF Virtual Ride “Returning to Herning” have now clocked up 22.440 km, which is half-way round the globe. What is more, they have proved that our journey to Herning continues, regardless of what else is happening in the world. Over...

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Online seminar: Why Iceland?

Online seminar: Why Iceland?

Why Iceland? The online seminar on February 16th, 2021 at 19:00 (CET)  is presented by Henning Drath, organized by the FEIF-YOUTH Committee, and open to all ages. Let´s enjoy an evening full of passionate answers to what lies behind the great fascination and allure of...

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Trainer of the Year voting – closed

Trainer of the Year voting – closed

We are excited to announce the nominees for the Trainer/Instructor of the Year 2020! Six well-known, active trainers/instructors from Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States were nominated from the FEIF member associations. The voting for...

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Competition tunes: Beat in Motion

Competition tunes: Beat in Motion

The first public FEIF online seminar “Competition tunes: Beat in Motion” was hosted by Henning Drath and organised by Kirsten Schuster on behalf of the FEIF Youth Committee. The virtual event went without a glitch, participants were active and engaged, and Henning...

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FEIF Video Competition 2020

FEIF Video Competition 2020

FEIF Youth work – lights, camera, action! International video competition 2020 In summer 2020 FEIF invited all FEIF member countries to run a video competition for groups of young people under 18 years of age - the theme was: Dreaming of.... The aim was to foster...

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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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EHN Newsletter December 2020

EHN Newsletter December 2020

The European Horse Network (EHN) published a newsletter with an overview of current and future activities. Items included are the new EU rules on identification and movement of equines and two EU projects, one of them about 'roles and assets of horses for a...

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IPZV calendar is now available

IPZV calendar is now available

The IPZV Calendar 2021, equipped with the 12-winning works of the art competition ISLAND(PFERD), can be ordered now. The idea to design the next IPZV calendar with pictures from an art competition arose during the first lock down of the Covid pandemic. Together with...

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