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 Three 2021 of The Icelandic Horse Quarterly features articles on virtual shows and hybrid clinics, riding in harmony, training tips for a horse that stumbles or one that has “lost its brakes,” and how to host a clinic, as well as news from the 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

Nov 06, 2021 - Nov 07, 2021
Toppur Icelandic Horse Club is hosting a clinic with Carrie Lyons Brandt and Laura Benson November 6-7, 2021 Location:Harmony Icelandics3263 Rustic AvenuePeru, IA 5022 Please contact Virginia Lauridsen…
Nov 06, 2021 - Nov 07, 2021
CIA Open Fall Sanctioned Show 2021 November 6-7, 2021Location: Flying C Ranch, Santa Ynez, CA For further information contact Asta Covert at This event is Nationally Ranked
Nov 16, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021
The November BOD Conference Call will take place November 16, 2021 at 8:00PM (Eastern).  USIHC Members are invited to audit the call. Auditors are asked to identify themselves during the roll call at…

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