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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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International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism

International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism

Registration for the first International Meeting of Equestrian Tourism is open! Organized by the FITE, this meeting will be held on September 13, 2022 in Silkeborg, Denmark. Topics are: Equestrian tourism, its interrelation with other types of tourism and the...

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Safety video

Safety video

Explore how horses react to various stimuli - a video produced as a cooperation project of Horses of Iceland, Landssamband hestamannafélaga and the Icelandic Transport Authority.  (In Icelandic with English subtitles)

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Photo Competition –  FIRE and ICE

Photo Competition – FIRE and ICE

Thank you all for your votes on Facebook to select the winning photos of the winter topic “Fire and Ice”. The voting is now closed and we have 3 winners: Cora Claas with 228 Likes,  Flora Widauer  with 206 Likes,  Lucile Sachot with 173 Likes Congratulations to the...

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T2 – Tölt – Option for trial in 2022

T2 – Tölt – Option for trial in 2022

The finals of the T2 competition could be more attractive by riding the third section (slow to medium speed tölt, holding both reins in one hand clearly showing no rein contact with the horse’s mouth) on both reins. Therefore, the Annual Sport Leaders Meeting decided...

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Requirements for highest marks

Requirements for highest marks

The FEIF Breeding Judges Committee produced a video with some clarifications regarding the demands for the highest marks at breeding shows. The video is currently available in English, Swedish and Icelandic, the German version will soon follow. For the English version...

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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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