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 Two 2020 features articles on the USIHC Virtual Show and other virtual learning opportunities, the history of the Icelandic horse, collection and clear beat in tölt, and other stories, as well as sharing news from the USIHC Annual Meeting, the 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

Jul 01, 2020 - Jul 01, 2020
USIHC is offering a virtual horse show you can compete in from your home! Just film your test based on the outlined criteria, submit your videos, and our judge will take it from there. The 2020 USIHC…
Jul 01, 2020
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Jul 14, 2020 - Jul 14, 2020
The July 2020 BOD Conference Call will take place July 14, 2020 at 8:00PM (Eastern).  USIHC Members are invited to audit the call. Auditors are asked to identify themselves during the roll call at the…

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