News from Leisure Riding

Photo Competition 2021

Photo Competition 2021

Don’t miss the deadline October 3, 2021 to send in your photos for the Photo Competition 2021! We already received a lot of wonderful photos showing the bond between Icelandic horses and people and, following the motto "People and horses" and several FEIF member...

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FEIF Virtual Ride

FEIF Virtual Ride

On 9th August, this year’s virtual ride, Heading to Hella, got off to a great start: watch them go! In brief, currently there are 70 registered riders, from 10 different member countries. Most of the riders have formed teams according to the old motto: shared fun is...

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HestFest  2021 has ended

HestFest 2021 has ended

Congratulations, and a big thank you to the Dutch Youth Committee, who turned their recently found ‘spare time’ (due to the fact that many of the usual summer activities had to be cancelled) into an all singing and dancing international online festival. In...

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New FEIF Virtual Ride

New FEIF Virtual Ride

On Monday, August 9th, the tenth Virtual Ride set off “Heading to Hella”, host of Landsmót 2022. Over the past 9 years, we have come a long, long way. What is the FEIF Virtual Ride? Since an actual ride to the venue of either Landsmót, or the World Championships is...

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End and start of the virtual ride

End and start of the virtual ride

On Mon, 2nd August, and the day when the 2021 World Championships would have started, the Virtual Ride “Returning to Herning” will come to a close. It has been a difficult year, but the horses have kept our community sane and happy. Riders are still out there,...

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FEIF Tour Rider Cup 2021

FEIF Tour Rider Cup 2021

Month 2 – and more and more participants! A growing number of participants from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the US has meanwhile signed up for the FEIF Tour Ride 2021 with a lot of kilometers and hours. Congratulations to...

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Photo competition 2021

Photo competition 2021

The motto of the 2021 photo competition is "People and Horses" – organized by FEIF and IPZV e.V.  and we are looking forward to welcoming all FEIF member associations. The photos will be selected by an international jury and the best photos will be published as a...

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A great start into the FEIF Tour Rider Cup

A great start into the FEIF Tour Rider Cup

The first month - the first results! The FEIF Leisure Riding Committee is happy to see the large number of participants who signed up and partly managed to ride quite some kilometres and hours on horseback in the FEIF Tour Rider Cup! But we would like to invite more...

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Virtual Ride – new target

Virtual Ride – new target

Participants on this ride are lucky, since they remain relatively unaffected by Covid. The cancellation of the World Championships is really sad news for so many, but the ride goes on. We have given up on Herning - but only as this year's destination for the virtual...

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Heading to Hella – FEIF Virtual Ride

Heading to Hella – FEIF Virtual Ride

FEIF Virtual Ride: Photo by Jeremy SharmanWhat is the FEIF Virtual Ride? The Virtual Ride is just that: real riding on your horse along a virtual route from your home to the flagship events of the...

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Tour Rider Cup

Tour Rider Cup

Join us at the FEIF Tour Rider Cup This year, FEIF organizes a Leisure Competition for everyone who enjoys rides outside alone or in groups. Join the Tour Rider Cup and collect points for your rides through the countryside, enter these rides online and compare your...

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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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IPZV Art Competition 2020

IPZV Art Competition 2020

In Germany, the Day of the Icelandic Horse was celebrated with an award ceremony and the opening of an exhibition of the artwork entered in IPZV’s Icelandic (Horse) Art Competition. In total 465 artists from 16 different countries sent their great pictures. The...

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