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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

Quarterly Cover

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 March 2014 issue of The Icelandic Horse Quarterly -- our first full-color issue -- features 52 pages of photos and information about the Icelandic horse. Stories include an interview with breeding award-winner Martina Gates, profiles of our FEIF Youth Cup candidates, an update on summer eczema research, film reviews, an adventure in Iceland, and an introduction to the newest Icelandic show team in the country, along with the latest news from the Regional Clubs, the Board of Directors, and our parent organization, FEIF.

All issues since 2008 are available online.

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The Icelandic Horse Quarterly Issue #1.

The March issue of The Icelandic Horse Quarterly is available online.  The printed copies will be delivered soon.

The March 2014 issue -- our first full-color issue -- features 52 pages of photos and information about the Icelandic horse. Stories include an interview with breeding award-winner Martina Gates, profiles of our FEIF Youth Cup candidates, an update on summer eczema research, film reviews, an adventure in Iceland, and an introduction to the newest Icelandic show team in the country, along with the latest news from the Regional Clubs, the Board of Directors, and our parent organization, FEIF.


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Upcoming events...

Apr 18–
Apr 21
Straightness and Balance Training Clinic (Columbus, NC) [Part 2 of 2]

This is a continuation of the April 13-16 clinic.   You must have attended attended the Part One clinic, or a previous clinic, because we do not take up a day repeating the theory/classroom part. Full details are on at www.DrKerryRidgway.com
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Apr 22 Board Conference Call

The Board will hold the normal monthly conference call at 8PM (Eastern).  An agenda will be posted here the weekend before the call.  All members are invited to join the call.

Apr 26–
Apr 27
CIA OPEN Spring Show

USIHC Sanctioned event held at Flying C Ranch in Santa Ynez, CA. For more info go to www.ciaclub.net/ciaopen0414.html or contact Asta Covert at info@tolt.net
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May 10–
May 11
Breeding Evaluation

Léttleiki Icelandics is pleased to present a FEIF International Breeding Horse Evaluation at Swallowland Farm, 6105 Eminence Pike, Shelbyville KY 40065, on May 10,11 2014. It is a great educational opportunity to watch talented horses and riders or to show your horse yourself! You will learn a lot about the conformation and gaits of the Icelandic horse and it is always a pleasure to see this breed in action.


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May 17–
May 18
Third Annual Frida Icelandic Horse Show

Third annual Frida Icelandic Horse Show judged by Will Covert at Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA.  Contact Pat Moore (pat.moore81@verizon.net) for more information..


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Jun 21 NEIHC Games Day

West Winds Farm, Delhi, NY
Join us for a fun day enjoying your horse in a relaxed atmosphere! Sessions in negotiating an obstacle course, drill team riding and a group trail ride -- along with a delicious lunch, raffles and prizes!  Contact Amy Goddard: randverg@yahoo.com

Jul 26–
Jul 27
Pleasure Riding Clinic
with FEIF International Breeding Judge and FEIF International Trainer Barbara Frische at Sand Meadow Farm, Mendon, NY.

Clinic focused on the pleasure rider. All levels welcome. Private lessons and young horse evaluations may also be available. Contact Andrea Barber (toltstar@yahoo.com
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Aug 16–
Aug 17
2014 Flugnirkeppni

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


This event has been sanctioned.
Sep 20–
Sep 21
NEIHC Open Sanctioned Show
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Sep 23–
Sep 24
Breeding Evaluation

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


This sanction application for this event is pending.

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