Virtual Education Series

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!

USIHC Member Cost: 
$35 per seminar or $100 for the entire series
To register for all four seminars, select "Entire Series" at checkout .

Non USIHC members can register at an additional cost of $55/seminar or $160 for the series. Non Members, please register here. 

2024 Schedule

Saddle fitting

Saddle fitting with master saddle maker Gudmundur ("Mummi") Arnarsson 

January 20th at 12 p.m. Eastern Time

Saddle fitting with master saddle maker Gudmundur ("Mummi") Arnarsson of Astund, and Holar graduate Mummi Skulason, Part 2. This session will look at how to go about selecting and fitting the right saddle for your horse, as well as trouble-shooting common problems that impact riding. This is a continuation of Part 1 from 2023.



shoeing Icelandic horse

Shoeing the Icelandic Horse Part 2

February 17 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time 

Shoeing the Icelandic horse part 2 with Siggi Torfi. This session will be a deeper-dive into the shoeing issues unique to the Icelandic horse, including shoeing techniques specific to the horse's unique gaits, as well as how to source supplies and materials in the US. 

*We are waiving the non-member fee for any farriers who are attending for continuing education. Farriers please register here and select the "*FOR FARRIERS ONLY*" option. 


Sam Browneller

Endurance riding with the Icelandic Horse

March 16 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time

Endurance riding with the Icelandic horse with Survive Iceland competitor and Survive Iceland's Best Rider award winner, Sami Browneller. This session will discuss how well suited Icelandic horses are to endurance riding and how to start in the endurance riding world. 



Protecting You and Your Horse, Legally Speaking

April 20 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time 

Protecting you and your horse, legally speaking, with Jeff Rose. This session will discuss issues of equestrian liability and how to reduce the same, horse insurance, and proof of horse ownership issues.