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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.

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

All issues since 2008 are available online.

Recent news...

August Board Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the August Board conference call are available online.

Flugnirkeppni Results.

The results from the sanctioned show Flugnirkeppni 2014 are in the archive and have been included in the national ranking

September Quarterly
The September 2014 Icelandic Horse Quarterly is now available on the USIHC website. All current members may download the PDF version. If you've also requested a printed copy, it will be mailed from the publisher on September 1.
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.

More news...

Upcoming events...

Sep 15 Early Bird Registration for Sport Judging Seminar
The "early bird" registration ends on September 15th for the October Sport Judging seminar.
Sep 16 Board Conference Call
The Board will hold its monthly teleconference starting at 8PM (Eastern).  An agenda will be posted here the weekend before the call.  All members are invited to listen to the call.
Sep 20–
Sep 21
NEIHC Open Sanctioned Show
Thor Icelandics, Claverack, NY
Join us for our second annual sport competition.
Contact Leslie Chambers: lchambers17@comcast.net
This event has been sanctioned.
Sep 23–
Sep 24
Breeding Evaluation [CANCELED]
hosted by the NEIHC at Thor Icelandics in Claverack, NY.

This evaluation has been canceled by the organizer due to a lack of participation. 

Sep 23–
Sep 24
NEIHC Young Horse Evaluations
Oct 1 Quarterly (December Issue) Article & Advertising Deadline.
Submit articles for publication in the Icelandic Horse Quarterly to quarterly@icelandics.org. We reserve the right to edit submissions. To submit ads online and pay using PayPal, click here.
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 9–
Oct 12
Sport Judging Seminar
The seminar will include lectures, video presentations and practical judging at the competition site. It is a great seminar for all competition riders, riders interested in competitions, and anyone else who would like to understand the judging system better and who is interested in the theory and practice of judging, watching and evaluating gaits, and the technical factors behind the scores.
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