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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...

Notice of Election

In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the United States Icelandic Horse Congress (USIHC), the President has appointed the following Congress members to administer the 2014 election of Board of Director members of the USIHC:

Lynn LaPointe Wiese, Chairperson
Hannah Hoffman
Summer Singleton

In further accordance with Section 2 of the Constitution the election committee shall:

• Accept nominations until October 1, 2014.

September Conference Call Minutes
The minutes of the September board conference call are available online.
FEIF Brochure

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Upcoming events...

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. 

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.
Oct 14 Board Conference Call

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

Oct 19 Young Horse Evaluation and Mini-Clinic
A Young Horse Evaluation & Mini-Clinic/Lessons with Barbara Frische will be held at the Simmons Equestrian Center, 49503 Fredricktown-Clarkson Road, Negley, OH 44441. 

As this is a one day event and very reasonably priced, the spots for riders will fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your space ASAP!

The venue is a clean, modern facility featuring a spacious indoor arena with bleacher seating, a full service kitchen with a dining area overlooking the arena & other great amenities. Stalls are available at $20 per day. Electric hook-ups for campers are also available at $15 per day.


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