News from Leisure Riding

Tölt Tunes

Tölt Tunes

During the Mid-European and the Nordic Championships Henning Drath held an appreciated and interesting seminar supported by FEIF Youth Work. The participants of the seminar learned why the music in an Icelandic horse competition is important and how you can improve...

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Photo competition – Oldies but Goldies

Photo competition – Oldies but Goldies

The previous theme "Friendship" is slowly coming to an end. Photos can still be submitted until 31 August 2022. For this year's last round of the photo competition - a cooperation between FEIF, IPZV and ÖIV - we will use the wonderful theme OLDIES BUT GOLDIES....

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Reminder: photo competition “Friendship”

Reminder: photo competition “Friendship”

The summer topic for our photo competition (a cooperation between FEIF - IPZV - ÖIV) has the topic FRIENDSHIP and we already received great photos from many of you! However, there is still time to send in your contribution, deadline is August 31, 2022. We are looking...

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FEIF Virtual Rides – to the moon, and back

FEIF Virtual Rides – to the moon, and back

Over the years the total distance covered by the FEIF Virtual riders have amounted to 391,154 km. This easily outpaces the average distance to the moon, 384,400 km. The Virtual Rides started in the autumn of 2012 with the Long Ride to Berlin. The aim was, and...

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Over to Oirschot

Over to Oirschot

Time to start the next FEIF Virtual Ride! Meanwhile, it has become a good tradition that, in addition to the relay ride, there is also a virtual ride to the venue of the next World Championships. The starting time for the virtual ride is always the end of the...

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Photo Competition –  FLOWERPOWER voting ended

Photo Competition – FLOWERPOWER voting ended

The online voting of the photo competition is over and you decided on the three pictures that will be published in the 2023 calendar. Anna Guðmundsdóttir, Elisabeth Jaeger and Marlous Wester won the vote with these three wonderful photos. We congratulate the winners...

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FEIF Virtual Ride

FEIF Virtual Ride

With just days to go until the beginning of Landsmót, the current virtual ride “Heading to Hella” is coming to an end. Congratulations to all 73 riders from 11 member countries who participated not only in the virtual ride but also in all the fun along the way,...

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Photo Competition –  FLOWERPOWER

Photo Competition – FLOWERPOWER

Once again we are overwhelmed by all the great pictures that we received for the spring topic “FLOWERPOWER”. The jury with members from several countries now met and they decided on the 11 best pictures - from  more than 150 pictures sent in by you! Now you are all...

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FEIF Ride ‘Heading to Hella’

FEIF Ride ‘Heading to Hella’

After 11 months of heading towards Landsmót 2022, the virtual ride is entering its final stage. 70 riders from all over the world have patiently clocked up every km they spend in the saddle, added it all together, and measured the distance between home and Hella. For...

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International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism

International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism

Registration for the first International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism is open! Organized by the FITE, this meeting will be held on September 13, 2022 in Silkeborg, Denmark. Topics are: Equestrian tourism, its interrelation with other types of tourism and the...

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Safety video

Safety video

Explore how horses react to various stimuli - a video produced as a cooperation project of Horses of Iceland, Landssamband hestamannafélaga and the Icelandic Transport Authority.  (In Icelandic with English subtitles)

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Photo Competition –  FIRE and ICE

Photo Competition – FIRE and ICE

Thank you all for your votes on Facebook to select the winning photos of the winter topic “Fire and Ice”. The voting is now closed and we have 3 winners: Cora Claas with 228 Likes,  Flora Widauer  with 206 Likes,  Lucile Sachot with 173 Likes Congratulations to the...

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Photo competition – voting is open

Photo competition – voting is open

For the second time, FEIF is hosting a photo competition in cooperation with IPZV. There is a topic for each season: “Fire and Ice” in winter, “Flowerpower” in spring, the summer topic will be "friendship" and the topic for autumn will be revealed end of summer. You...

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FEIF Virtual Ride – Heading to Hella

FEIF Virtual Ride – Heading to Hella

The first two teams “have arrived” at the  destination: Hella in Iceland where this year’s Landsmót will take place 3-10th July. Each year riders from all over the world take part in a virtual ride from home – wherever that is – to the summer highlight for Icelandic...

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The photo competition starts into the next season

The photo competition starts into the next season

The photo competition organised by FEIF and IPZV is already underway and wonderful photos have already reached us. In 2022, each season will have a different theme. The first theme was "Fire and Ice" and you still have the chance to submit your photos before March 31....

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