News from Youth Work

FEIF Youth Camp 2023

FEIF Youth Camp 2023

Together with the organisers, the FEIF Youth Committee is delighted to announce that the 2023 FEIF Youth Camp (for participants aged 13-17) will take place 14th – 17th July in the south of Finland.  The Equine College near Ypäjä offers training for all sorts of horse...

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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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Youth Master 2022

Youth Master 2022

As the FEIF YouthCup 2022 had to be cancelled, the Dutch youth committtee organised a nice alternative - the Youth Master. Between the 28th and 31st of July the event took place in Wortel, Belgium at the beautiful stud of Frans Goetschalckx. The idea was to offer...

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Youth Country 2021 and Hestfest 2021

Youth Country 2021 and Hestfest 2021

The award ‘FEIF Youth Country of the Year 2021’ went to Great Britain. After two years of the restrictions the pandemic inflicted on so many horse activities within the FEIF member countries, the judges decided to make  the award less on what had actually been...

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Young Leader Seminar 2022

Young Leader Seminar 2022

18 young adults from 8 different countries gathered for a full weekend of sharing experiences and team building. The meeting took place in the beautiful city Vienna and was hosted by the Austrian Association, ÖIV. The topic of the meeting was “Digital networking in...

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Young Committee members 2022

Young Committee members 2022

Along with other candidates who were elected in the Delegates' Assembly 2022, two new young committee members will also start their 2-year position on FEIF committees: Dóróthea Sigríður Unnsteinsdóttir (IS)  will serve on the FEIF Breeding committee, and Steinar...

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FEIF YouthCup 2022

FEIF YouthCup 2022

The Swiss hosts, together with the FEIF Youth Committee, has come to the sad decision to postpone the 2022 FEIF YouthCup until 2024. Of course, everyone hopes that the summer will bring more relaxed Covid conditions, but unfortunately some bills would have to be paid...

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Young Leader Event 2022

Young Leader Event 2022

The pandemic has once again shown us that so much happens only online. Therefore, we are very grateful to announce, that the next Young Leader Event will NOT be online, but in person - from 1st to 3rd of April in Vienna (Austria). The topic will be “Digital Networking...

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Young Committee Members

Young Committee Members

Ambitious as a sport rider? Excited about breeding? Interested in shaping the future of the Icelandic horse? If you are between 20-26 years old, FEIF needs you.  - - - FEIF is looking for two young committee members to work with the Sport and Breeding committees...

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Competition Classes – FEIF Youth Cup 2022

Competition Classes – FEIF Youth Cup 2022

Whilst no-one can be certain of what the next few months will bring, and if there will even be a Youth Cup next year, more time spent with the horses, more training, more riding has never harmed anyone. So if it takes place, these are the classes that will be offered...

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Maja Borg – Young Committee Member Youth work

Maja Borg – Young Committee Member Youth work

“Who is who in FEIF? – a series of short interviews with the of the persons working in the organization” . We would like to introduce you to the young member of the Youth Committee, Maja Borg from Sweden.Maja, Can you tell us a little bit about your background and how...

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FEIF Youth Country of the Year Award 2021

FEIF Youth Country of the Year Award 2021

Every year FEIF invites member countries to submit a report on all activities, and innovative initiatives in the field of youth work. Countries may choose to present the report in any format (poster, video, podcast, written report). The only requirement is that it...

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FEIF YouthCup 2022

FEIF YouthCup 2022

The next FEIF YouthCup 2022 will take place 23-31 July 2022 and is hosted by Switzerland. Icelandic horse centre Solfaxi is a beautiful stable about 30 car minutes from Berne, and well used to hosting bigger competitions. Details about costs, (covid) conditions of...

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