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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 June 2014 issue of The Icelandic Horse Quarterly features 52 pages of color photos and information about the Icelandic horse. Stories include an essay by a FEIF Youth Cup rider, an update on parasite research, a report on the FEIF hoof study, vignettes from participants in the Pleasure Riding Program and owners of elderly horses, and the heartwrenching tale of an adventure gone wrong, along with the latest news from the Regional Clubs, the Board of Directors, and our parent organization, FEIF.

To advertise, contact quarterly@icelandics.org. Ad rates are here.

All issues since 2008 are available online.

Recent news...

Funding Support for Breeding and Sport

During the July conference call, the Board approved two new funding programs aimed at Sanctioned Sport Competitions, Breeding Evaluations, and Young Horse Evaluations.  These programs will run over the course of 2014 and 2015 providing financial assistance to event organizers.

July Board Minutes

The minutes of the July Board conference call are available in the online archive.

Caryn Cantella Breeding Award

The Breeding Committee is pleased to announce a new award, the Caryn Cantella Award. This award will be given annually to the breeder of the highest evaluated young horse bred in the United States of America.


More news...

Upcoming events...

Aug 16–
Aug 17
2014 Flugnirkeppni

Winterhorse Park, Eagle Wisconsin.   Contact Kevin Draeger toltkid@hotmail.com

This event has been sanctioned.
Aug 19 Board Conference Call

The board will hold its regular, monthly conference call starting at 5PM (Eastern).  An agenda including call-in instructions will be posted here the weekend before the call.  All members are invited to audit the call.

Sep 20–
Sep 21
NEIHC Open Sanctioned Show
Sep 23–
Sep 24
Breeding Evaluation

hosted by the NEIHC at Thor Icelandics in Claverack, NY.

This event has been sanctioned.
Sep 23–
Sep 24
NEIHC Young Horse Evaluations
The NEIHC will be holding young horse evaluations during the breeding show on September 23-24, 2014 at Thor Icelandics, Claverack NY.
Contact: Martina Gates  ( martinagates@mac.com )
Oct 4–
Oct 5
CIA Open Fall Show

CIA Open USIHC Sanctioned show hosted by Flying C Ranch and held at Húnavellir, Santa Ynez, CA. For more info go to www.ciaclub.net or contact Ásta Covert at info@tolt.net

Oct 11–
Oct 12
Kentucky Icelandic Horse Show

A sanctioned competition at Locust Hill Farm, Prospect, KY.  Contact Kathy Love ( 612-840-7296 or kathrynlovemd@gmail.com ) for more information.

This event has been sanctioned.

More events...

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