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A Message from the United States Icelandic Horse Congress Board of Directors As we look towards the new year and plan for events to come, the USIHC Board of Directors would like to acknowledge the time-honored leadership of USIHC President Will Covert and congratulate him on his recent election to the…
USIHC is proud to have nominated Caeli Cavanagh for FEIF Trainer/Instructor of the Year. FEIF established the “Instructor/Trainer of the Year” award in 2016 to acknowledge the outstanding teachers and trainers in the community. Voting is open to everyone through January 16, 2023.
USIHC is offering four virtual education seminars to members. Sessions will last approximately 1 ½ - 2 hours and include a lecture/presentation followed by a Q & A session, when members will be able to ask questions of the presenter(s). Each presentation will be recorded and available for viewing for 7 days. We hope you will join us!
  Join the 2023 Sea 2 Shining Sea Ride and follow Historic Route 66 Sea 2 Shining Sea is a yearlong virtual ride on Icelandic Horses. This 2,400 mile ‘ride’ follows the historical Route 66 from Chicago, IL to Santa Monica, CA. The ride begins on January 8, 2023 ending December 31, 2023. Each checkpoint…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2022. Incumbent directors Virginia Lauridsen, Lucy Nold and Martin Nielsen were up for re-election. Virginia Lauridsen and Lucy Nold opted…
The 2022 Virtual Fall Show took place from May 21 - November 11, 2022. Both National Ranking and Fun Classes were offered as well as Division Championships. The show featured five judges:  Thorgeir Gudlaugsson, Hulda Geirsdottir, Sophie Kovac (FEIF International Judges), Alexandra Montan Gray and Coralie…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2022. Incumbent directors Virginia Lauridsen, Lucy Nold and Martin Nielsen are up for re-election. Virginia Lauridsen and Lucy Nold have opted…
The 2022 Youth National Ranking Show took place from February - August. A total of 20 horse/rider combinations competed in 6 tests. The show was judged by Will Covert (International FEIF Judge). Thank you to all of our Youth riders who participated!   T2: Loose Rein Tölt1. Samantha Harrigan/Þeyr frá…
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 2022 election of Board of Director members of the USIHC: Caeli Cavanagh, ChairpersonAlex…
Congratulations to USIHC's newest Sport B Judges: Paetra Hennigar, Alexandra Montan Gray, and Coralie Denmeade!The Sport Judge is an essential role at any competition – National Ranking or schooling show. The judge or judges are responsible for the application of the USIHC and international (FEIF Sport)…
A Message from the United States Icelandic Horse Congress Board of Directors As we look towards the new year and plan for events to come, the USIHC Board of Directors would like to acknowledge the time-honored leadership of USIHC President Will Covert and congratulate him on his recent election to the…
USIHC is proud to have nominated Caeli Cavanagh for FEIF Trainer/Instructor of the Year. FEIF established the “Instructor/Trainer of the Year” award in 2016 to acknowledge the outstanding teachers and trainers in the community. Voting is open to everyone through January 16, 2023.
USIHC is offering four virtual education seminars to members. Sessions will last approximately 1 ½ - 2 hours and include a lecture/presentation followed by a Q & A session, when members will be able to ask questions of the presenter(s). Each presentation will be recorded and available for viewing for 7 days. We hope you will join us!
  Join the 2023 Sea 2 Shining Sea Ride and follow Historic Route 66 Sea 2 Shining Sea is a yearlong virtual ride on Icelandic Horses. This 2,400 mile ‘ride’ follows the historical Route 66 from Chicago, IL to Santa Monica, CA. The ride begins on January 8, 2023 ending December 31, 2023. Each checkpoint…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2022. Incumbent directors Virginia Lauridsen, Lucy Nold and Martin Nielsen were up for re-election. Virginia Lauridsen and Lucy Nold opted…
The 2022 Virtual Fall Show took place from May 21 - November 11, 2022. Both National Ranking and Fun Classes were offered as well as Division Championships. The show featured five judges:  Thorgeir Gudlaugsson, Hulda Geirsdottir, Sophie Kovac (FEIF International Judges), Alexandra Montan Gray and Coralie…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2022. Incumbent directors Virginia Lauridsen, Lucy Nold and Martin Nielsen are up for re-election. Virginia Lauridsen and Lucy Nold have opted…
The 2022 Youth National Ranking Show took place from February - August. A total of 20 horse/rider combinations competed in 6 tests. The show was judged by Will Covert (International FEIF Judge). Thank you to all of our Youth riders who participated!   T2: Loose Rein Tölt1. Samantha Harrigan/Þeyr frá…
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 2022 election of Board of Director members of the USIHC: Caeli Cavanagh, ChairpersonAlex…
Congratulations to USIHC's newest Sport B Judges: Paetra Hennigar, Alexandra Montan Gray, and Coralie Denmeade!The Sport Judge is an essential role at any competition – National Ranking or schooling show. The judge or judges are responsible for the application of the USIHC and international (FEIF Sport)…