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.
Members receive The Icelandic Horse Quarterly, and are eligible to vote and to serve on USIHC committees. We encourage individuals interested in the Icelandic horse in the United States to join us.
To promote the knowledge of the Icelandic Horse within the United States and its correct use as a competition and riding horse;
To keep a Registry of purebred Icelandic Horses in the United States;
To facilitate communication among all USIHC members, and;
To represent the United States in FEIF.