News from Youth Work

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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5th Young Leader event

5th Young Leader event

Aged between 18 and 26? Horse enthusiast and want to meet like-minded people? Interested in the topic „Digital Networking“ and why it is important to us in the equine world ? Don’t lose any time to apply for the next FEIF YL Seminar! WHEN? One-day online event on 21st...

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HestFest  2021 has ended

HestFest 2021 has ended

Congratulations, and a big thank you to the Dutch Youth Committee, who turned their recently found ‘spare time’ (due to the fact that many of the usual summer activities had to be cancelled) into an all singing and dancing international online festival. In...

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HestFest has started!

HestFest has started!

HestFest officially starts on July 10th and we are happy to see an amazing programme accessible for all ages, completely online from the comfort of your own home. FEIF member countries from Iceland to Australia are joining! Starting off HestFest is Iceland! They have...

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HestFest 2021

HestFest 2021

As announced on the HestFest Facebook page and HestFest website the international, online festival ‘HestFest 2021’ will take place from mid-June until the end of July. The festival is organised by the Dutch Youth Committee and FEIF and is open to everyone regardless...

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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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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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