The United States Icelandic Horse Congress

The United States Icelandic Horse Congress maintains the Registry of Icelandic Horses in the U.S, sponsors U.S. participation in international competitions, and regulates breeding and competition activities within the U.S. in accordance with FEIF rules. It furthers knowledge of the Icelandic Horse within the U.S., promotes its correct use as a competition and pleasure riding horse, and provides a network in which to share information on events and services among Icelandic Horse owners. Prospective owners should first read our buyer's checklist.

The Icelandic Horse Quarterly

The Icelandic Horse Quarterly is published in March, June, September, and December by the US Icelandic Horse Congress as a benefit of membership.

Issue One 2021 of The Icelandic Horse Quarterly focuses on the breed’s versatility, gives tips on positive reinforcement training and on raising a foal, explains the gait gene, and suggests ideas for keeping fit, as well as sharing news from USIHC Affiliated Clubs, the Board of Directors, and our parent organization, FEIF.

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All issues since 2008 are available online. See the Topic Index to find the stories you are interested in.

Upcoming Events

May 08, 2021
A great opportunity to educate your horse, learn to build trust between you and your horse, and prepare for the trail with this Obstacles Clinic hosted at Lettleiki Icelandics in Shelbyville, Kentucky.
May 11, 2021 - May 11, 2021
The May 2021 BOD Conference Call will take place May 11, 2021 at 8:00PM (Eastern).  USIHC Members are invited to audit the call. Auditors are asked to identify themselves during the roll call at the start…
May 22, 2021
This is a rider fitness focused clinic hosted at Lettleiki Icelandics in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Horse Trainer and Pilates Instructor, Paetra Hennigar, will be evaluating rider position in the saddle, discussing physical limitations and how they affect horses in training, and educating on methods of strengthening and stretching to improve your effectiveness in the saddle.

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