Humans, Horses and Events Management

Humans, Horses and Events Management

Horses are perhaps the most common non-human animal to feature in planned events, but although there is considerable research on equestrian sport, there is virtually none on equestrian events. This book begins to address this gap, using the National Championships of...

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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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Eiðfaxi Digital Magazine

Eiðfaxi Digital Magazine

Eiðfaxi International is happy to introduce the new product: The Free Eiðfaxi International Digital Magazine. News, interviews and photo spreads from events, people, horses and landscape. By using the existing technology and creating a Digital Magazine, it brings you...

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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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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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Horses of Iceland’s successful marketing activities

Horses of Iceland’s successful marketing activities

Horses of Iceland's annual report has been released, listing the project's marketing actions of the last year, as well as the value creation and community development on social media. The results of HOI's marketing activities during the first four years after its...

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Live reading ‘The Little Viking Horse’

Live reading ‘The Little Viking Horse’

Join a live reading of an extract of the book 'The Little Viking Horse' by Catherine Holland Bax. Catherine has offered to share a little of the story, through a short reading for FEIF members and their families, and to answer any questions - about Little Viking...

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Horses of Iceland project extended!

Horses of Iceland project extended!

The cooperation between Horses of Iceland (HOI) and the Icelandic State on marketing the Icelandic horse has been extended. In addition to Promote Iceland and the Icelandic government, the project is financed by the largest organisations and parties of interest in the...

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FEIF’s 50 Anniversary Booklet & Leaflets

FEIF’s 50 Anniversary Booklet & Leaflets

FEIF published a professionally designed booklet to celebrate the 50th anniversary in 2019. The booklet was launched at a 'birthday' party at the World Championships 2019 in Berlin. Copies of the booklet as well as leaflets about each department in FEIF are available...

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Horses of Iceland – news and events

Horses of Iceland – news and events

Horses of Iceland was very busy participating in shows, forums, courses and introducing novelties in horse tourism. Among the main activities was the stand at the Equine Affaire which was held in West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA in November and the programme...

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Youth Work – A question of balance

Youth Work – A question of balance

In all walks of life, those involved with young people know that the new generation does things differently: they use a different language, they engage with different media, and most of all, young people everywhere are striving to do things better. Youth work is...

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Sport – We are all in it together

Sport – We are all in it together

So, what is the role of the FEIF Sport Department? The most visible aspect is the FEIF Rules and Regulations book. Holding together the many and varied performances that can be shown by horse and rider, and can be judged for the development of skill and the enjoyment...

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Leisure Riding – From pleasure to FEIF leisure

Leisure Riding – From pleasure to FEIF leisure

More than any other department, the leisure portfolio shows up both the strengths and the challenges faced by the ambitious project that is FEIF, and our stated mission of: uniting people in their passion for the Icelandic horse. It is (relatively) easy to bring...

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Education – And the might of the matrix

Education – And the might of the matrix

The ambitious project undertaken by the FEIF Education Department was to find a system which would allow the seamless mutual recognition of qualifications for instructors across all member nations. FEIF has neither means nor the wish to enforce a unified education...

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Breeding – A single set of standards

Breeding – A single set of standards

So, there it is, your wonderful Icelandic horse, happily grazing away, and gradually disappearing out of vision, because the grass is always greener just that little bit further ahead. What does FEIF have to do with it? The names and ID of your horse are only but one...

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The Icelandic horse makes first appearance at Falsterbro

The Icelandic horse makes first appearance at Falsterbro

For the very first time, the Icelandic horse will participate in Falsterbo Horse Show, one of the largest equestrian events in Scandinavia. Falsterbo will be held in South Sweden 6th-14th July 2019. Events related to the Icelandic horse will take place on 10th and...

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May 1 – the Day of the Icelandic Horse

May 1 – the Day of the Icelandic Horse

The Day of the Icelandic Horse is celebrated in many FEIF member countries on May 1 each year. This event was brought to life by Horses of Iceland. In many countries several activities take place, for example an open house day at the stables, daylong rides to...

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