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Equine influenca vaccinations – FEI

Equine influenca vaccinations – FEI

FEIF follows FEI regulations regarding the vaccination requirements and the FEI Board has approved a temporary exemption to the FEI Veterinary Regulations in response to the shortage of vaccines in Europe created by supply issues. With the worldwide temporary...

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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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Photo competition – Oldies but Goldies

Photo competition – Oldies but Goldies

The previous theme "Friendship" is slowly coming to an end. Photos can still be submitted until 31 August 2022. For this year's last round of the photo competition - a cooperation between FEIF, IPZV and ÖIV - we will use the wonderful theme OLDIES BUT GOLDIES....

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FEIF Policy

FEIF Policy

All persons and corporate bodies (e.g. riders, judges, organisers, other officials, and associations) involved in Icelandic horse competitions and other Icelandic horse events are committed to fair, comradely and sportsmanlike behaviour to one another, as well as fair...

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Nordic Championships 2022

Nordic Championships 2022

A record number of riders participating in the Nordic Championships 2022 The Nordic Championships for Icelandic horses took place from 9th -14th of August in Åland, Finland, with the best horses in the Nordic countries competing for the coveted title of Nordic...

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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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MEM – Mid-European Championships 2022

MEM – Mid-European Championships 2022

Most of the riders and horses meanwhile arrived at the venue of the Mid-European Championships 2022 - on Thursday August 4, 2022 the event will start with about 190 participants from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Switzerland....

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Reminder: photo competition “Friendship”

Reminder: photo competition “Friendship”

The summer topic for our photo competition (a cooperation between FEIF - IPZV - ÖIV) has the topic FRIENDSHIP and we already received great photos from many of you! However, there is still time to send in your contribution, deadline is August 31, 2022. We are looking...

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FEIF Virtual Rides – to the moon, and back

FEIF Virtual Rides – to the moon, and back

Over the years the total distance covered by the FEIF Virtual riders have amounted to 391,154 km. This easily outpaces the average distance to the moon, 384,400 km. The Virtual Rides started in the autumn of 2012 with the Long Ride to Berlin. The aim was, and...

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Over to Oirschot

Over to Oirschot

Time to start the next FEIF Virtual Ride! Meanwhile, it has become a good tradition that, in addition to the relay ride, there is also a virtual ride to the venue of the next World Championships. The starting time for the virtual ride is always the end of the...

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Photo Competition –  FLOWERPOWER voting ended

Photo Competition – FLOWERPOWER voting ended

The online voting of the photo competition is over and you decided on the three pictures that will be published in the 2023 calendar. Anna Guðmundsdóttir, Elisabeth Jaeger and Marlous Wester won the vote with these three wonderful photos. We congratulate the winners...

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FEIF Virtual Ride

FEIF Virtual Ride

With just days to go until the beginning of Landsmót, the current virtual ride “Heading to Hella” is coming to an end. Congratulations to all 73 riders from 11 member countries who participated not only in the virtual ride but also in all the fun along the way,...

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Photo Competition –  FLOWERPOWER

Photo Competition – FLOWERPOWER

Once again we are overwhelmed by all the great pictures that we received for the spring topic “FLOWERPOWER”. The jury with members from several countries now met and they decided on the 11 best pictures - from  more than 150 pictures sent in by you! Now you are all...

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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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