The Rules for Icelandic Horse Competitions are named FEIF Sport Rules and Regulations. They serve the organization of international, national and other Icelandic horse sport events. The FEIF Sport Rules and Regulations are also valid for all World Championships for Icelandic horses.The FEIF Sport Rules and Regulations describe requirements for horses, equipment and riders and defines the different tests in oval track classes (gaited tests), pace track classes (pace test and pace race) and some other classes like trail, flag race and cross. Guidelines for sport judges are published in a separate document.
National Ranking is based on scores from both virtual and live National Ranking (NR) shows. *Update for 2023: the National Ranking list has been returned to calculating scores from the last two years.
2024 Youth Cup Tryouts
The 2024 FEIF Youth Cup will be held July 13 - July 21, 2024, in Münsingen, Switzerland. The tryouts will be held in combination with the 2023 Virtual Fall Show.
The FEIF Youth Cup is a bi-annual event for riders aged 14-17, focusing on teamwork, sportsmanship, improved riding skills, and cross-cultural friendships. The week-long event features intense training with renowned international instructors, culminating in a competition with various youth classes.
All youth interested in trying out for the Youth Cup team must submit videos to the 2023 Fall Virtual Show as part of the application.
Riders must submit one tolt video (T1 or T2) and one gait video (V1 or F1).
These classes are designated as follows: T1-Youth, T2-Youth, V1-Youth, F1-Youth
These videos may be made from June 1, 2023, up until October 27, 2023. Please read all prerequisites and complete the FYC Application here. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or with any questions.
- FEIF Sport Rules: Complete, official FEIF Sport Rules rules in PDF format.
- Prohibited Equipment at Sport Events: FEIF Prohibited Equipment in Sport.
- FEIF Sport Judges Guidelines
- USIHC National Ranking Show Rules & Procedures: These rules and procedures have been updated for 2023.
- Sample National Ranking Show Entry Form: This is a simple entry form organizers may use as a starting point for a show entry form. This form includes all the information necessary to create the event in IceTest before the start of the first test.
- National Ranking Show Application: Completed application must be approved by the Chair of the Sport Committee at least 30 days before the start of the show.
- Application to offer P2 at a National Ranking Event: P2 – SpeedPass:100 m Pace race with flying start This test is conducted on a pace track, where there should be at least a stretch of 50 m before the start of the timed stretch of 100 m.
- National Ranking Show Report: Completed post-show report must be received by the Chair of the Sport Committee within 15 days of the show.
National Ranking shows must be approved. Contact Competition Committee Chair person for details. Current Chair person is Ásta Covert, email@example.com