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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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International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism

International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism

The FITE  - Fédération Internationale de Tourisme Equestre is pleased to announce the organization of the 1st International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism in Denmark, in Silkeborg. Organized simultaneously with the Outdoor sports Euro'Meet of ENOS-European Network...

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Photo Competition 2022

Photo Competition 2022

Since the photo competition was so much fun last year, FEIF and IPZV decided to organise it again this year. This year there we will choose different themes for each season. The first theme is "FIRE and ICE". You are welcome to send us your own suggestions for the...

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Award ceremony of the photo competition 2021

Award ceremony of the photo competition 2021

Congratulations to all the photographers who participated in the photo competition, organised by FEIF and IPZV! It was definitely a difficult task for the jury to choose the best photos from more than 500 entries! The winning photo finally came from Chiara...

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FEIF Tour Rider Cup 2021

FEIF Tour Rider Cup 2021

And the winners of the 2021 FEIF Tour Rider Cup are…   1st place with 167,5 points Simone Freese (adult, DE) with the horse Tryggvi von Walsheim 2nd place with 161 points Jaime Jackson (adult, US) with the horse Holly 3rd place with 159 points Lilu (Young Rider,...

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Difficult task for the jury!

Difficult task for the jury!

Only one week to go and we already received a lot of wonderful photos - it will certainly not be easy for the jury. Before the deadline on Monday  - October 25, 2021 - we would like to introduce the jury to you. The first jury member that joins the team is Heidi...

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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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