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The US Icelandic Horse Congress is a member of FEIF, the International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations, representing Icelandic Horse associations in 19 countries. FEIF brings people together in their passion for the Icelandic Horse.

The Icelandic Horse Quarterly

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Official Publication of the United States Icelandic Horse Congress (USIHC), a member association of FEIF (International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations).

The Icelandic Horse Quarterly is published in March, June, September, and December by the US Icelandic Horse Congress as a benefit of membership.

The September 2014 issue of The Icelandic Horse Quarterly features 52 pages of color photos and information about the Icelandic horse. Articles include a follow-up on the FEIF Hoof Study, reports on the Kentucky Evaluations and the NEIHC Games Day, an introduction to Horse Agility, and stories about an Icelandic Mounted Patrol horse, riding in Iceland, and learning from an injury, along with the latest news from the Regional Clubs, the USIHC Board of Directors, and our parent organization, FEIF.

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All issues since 2008 are available online.

Recent news...

Board Conference Call Minutes

The minutes of the October board conference call are available online.

New Regional Club in the Ohio Valley

The Board approved the application of a new regional club during the October conference call.  The Board extends a warm welcome to the Ohio Valley Icelandic Horse Club.  

New US Sport Judges

Four people who attended the Sport Judging Seminar held in conjunction with the Kentucky sanctioned show have qualified as US intern judges. Congratulations to Deborah Cook, Alexandra Dannenmann, Barabara Frische, and Sina Scholz.

Board Election Canceled

Lynn Wiese, Election Committee Chair, reports there were no nominations received for the election.  As all three incumbent board members are willing to continue to serve and no nominations have been received, the Board is suspending the election process. 

CIA Open Fall Show Results

The results of the CIA Fall Open sanctioned show are online and included in the National Ranking.

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Upcoming events...

Oct 25 Icelandics 101
Schooling Show at Hulinndalur in Columbus NC. Emphasis on basic gaits of Icelandic horses, understanding how to ride Icelandic horse sport competition classes, what elements judges are looking for and how scores are given. Lessons available October 15-24. Call Sara for more information 828-712-8658.
Nov 11 Board Conference Call

The board will hold its monthly conference call at 8PM (Eastern).  An agenda will be posted here the weekend before the call.  All interested members are invited to listen to the call.

Dec 9 Board Conference Call -- Budget Meeting

The Board will hold its monthly conference call and annual budget meeting for 2015 at 8PM Eastern.  An agenda including the proposed budget as submitted by the various committee chairs and officers will be posted here before the call.  All interested members are invited to listen to the call.

Mar 7 Annual Meeting
The USIHC Annual Meeting will be held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Minneapolis, MN. More details to follow. A block of rooms is available at a reduced rate by using the following link: www.radissonblumoa.com.

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Phone: 866-929-0009   eMail: info@icelandics.org