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 for more information or with any questions. 

National Ranking shows must be approved. Contact Competition Committee Chair person for details. Current Chair person is Ásta Covert,