News from Youth Work

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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FEIF YouthCamp 2021

FEIF YouthCamp 2021

With a heavy heart, the FEIF Youth Committee, together with the organisers in Finland, have decided not to run the FEIF Youth Camp this summer. There are just too many uncertainties and a certain amount of risk with 40 kids abroad. This camp is postponed, and not...

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FEIF online seminar ‘Why Iceland?’

FEIF online seminar ‘Why Iceland?’

Henning Drath took participants on a virtual tour, exploring Iceland’s culture, music, food and language, and many other of the surprising features you will find when you visit that unique island nation. Participants learned about pylsur með öllu – the uniquely...

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New Young FEIF committee members

New Young FEIF committee members

Along with the other candidates who were elected during the DA on Saturday, 3 new young committee members will start their 2-year position on FEIF committees: Lena-Marie Baltes (LU) will serve on the Education committee, Katharina Haider (AT) on the Leisure Riding...

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FEIF Youth country 2020

FEIF Youth country 2020

The 2020 Award – FEIF Youth country of the year 2020 goes to Switzerland! IPVCH has put youth work at the very heart of all committee work, which shows in the wide variety of activities offered to children and young riders across the country and a good growth rate of...

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Online seminar: Why Iceland?

Online seminar: Why Iceland?

Why Iceland? The online seminar on February 16th, 2021 at 19:00 (CET)  is presented by Henning Drath, organized by the FEIF-YOUTH Committee, and open to all ages. Let´s enjoy an evening full of passionate answers to what lies behind the great fascination and allure of...

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Competition tunes: Beat in Motion

Competition tunes: Beat in Motion

The first public FEIF online seminar “Competition tunes: Beat in Motion” was hosted by Henning Drath and organised by Kirsten Schuster on behalf of the FEIF Youth Committee. The virtual event went without a glitch, participants were active and engaged, and Henning...

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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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The good news, and the bad!

The good news, and the bad!

Tickets for the music online seminar “Beat in motion” with Henning Drath have all gone now. The lucky first 50 people to register will receive the info of how to join the seminar early in the New Year, but for the time being no more places are available. FEIF is...

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Free online seminar for young competition riders

Free online seminar for young competition riders

Let’s hit the right notes for a better score! Presented by Henning Drath’s BEAT IN MOTION project and supported by FEIF, this seminar on January 5, 2021, for young competition riders (up to 26 years) serves the purpose of providing you and your horses with your very...

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FEIF Youth Country of the Year 2020

FEIF Youth Country of the Year 2020

Every year FEIF invites all national youth leaders of member countries to submit a report on all activities, and innovative initiatives in the field of youth work. Of course, 2020 offered a particular challenge, which is a particular reason to celebrate success and...

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Wanted!

Wanted!

FEIF is looking for interested and active young people 20-26 years old to join the FEIF Committees of Leisure, Education and YouthWork. Help us shape the future of the Icelandic Horse World. Seats, especially earmarked for young people, will become available from...

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Dates for your diaries

Dates for your diaries

The FEIF Youth Camp 2021 will take place 17-22 July 2021, at the Ypäjä Equine Centre in Finland. Total cost is €600 and participants will not bring their own horse. Activities might include things like driving a Finnish horse, watching a farrier at work, visiting a...

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Young Leaders’ seminar postponed

Young Leaders’ seminar postponed

The Young Leaders’ seminar to be held in Vienna, and scheduled for January 2021, will be postponed until the following winter. Moving the event to an online platform was briefly considered, but all concerned felt strongly that the essence of a leadership seminar is...

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Little Viking Horse

Little Viking Horse

Fleygur, a little horse with a big heart, his boy, and a dream of a Championships.... A heart-warming story of relationship, trust and adventure, told though the eyes and ears of Icelandic horse Fleygur. A fictional children's book (ages 8 -12) ready for submission to...

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YouthCup 2020

YouthCup 2020

The FEIF YouthCup 2020 will take place 18-26 July, in Vilhelmsborg, Denmark. It is a week-long international event for riders aged 14-17 years, and consists of 3 days intensive training, followed by a 3-day competition. Participants are placed in international teams...

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