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Congratulations to Ice Trekkers, the first team to finish this year's 5,000 mile Sea 2 Shining Ride! Amy Bedell, Raven Flores, Anne Owen, Claudia Salzer, Isabella Sharpensteen, and Sandie Weaver finished the 5,000 mile journey on July 8, 2020. Ice Trekkers is comprised of riders across the United States…
USIHC is offering a virtual horse show that 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 Virtual Fall Show features: Sanctioned Show for National Ranking scores Schooling Show classes 5 FEIF…
The first ever USIHC Virtual Show launched May 1, 2020 and received submissions through June 30, 2020. The 2020 Virtual Summer Show featured both National Ranking and Schooling Show classes judged by a FEIF International Judge. There were over 70 horse-rider combinations and 123 entries.  Videos and…
The following tracks are available for recording videos for the USIHC Summer Virtual Show. Please contact individual farm for details: Arctic Arrow Farm  Wasilla, Alaska  (907) 357-4233 arcticarrow@gmail.com  Coast Road Stables Santa Cruz, California  contact Heidi Benson centaurcity@gmail.com Flying…
During this difficult time, the USIHC board of directors wishes to affirm to the membership our commitment to not tolerating any form of discrimination based on sex, gender, race, disability, religion or sexual orientation within the Icelandic horse community. In an effort to foster a welcoming community…
USIHC Youth Movie Competition 2020 All young people up to age 18 are eligible to participate in this year’s Video Competition. This team event will be run in two parts: first at a national level, and after these videos have been judged, each member association can forward up to 5 videos to the international…
The United States Icelandic Horse Congress announced a new membership benefit with Scoot Boot, the latest innovation in hoof boot technology. Starting today all USIHC members will receive a 10% discount on any Scoot Boot purchase. Scoot Boot offers protective equine hoof boots available in a variety…
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 Virtual Summer Show features: Sanctioned Show for National Ranking scores Schooling Show FEIF International…
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2020 FEIF Youth Cup Tryout for the United States team.  USIHC had four Youth members tryout. The results are as follows:  Rider 1: Zoe Johnson with 6.35Rider 2: Samantha Harrigan with 5.95Rider 3: Karli Schmutz with 5.35Reserve Rider: Keziah Dunn with 5.05 Country…
USIHC is proud to recognize Zophonías from Vinland as the recipient of the 2019 Anne Elwell Breeding Award. This award is given annually to the breeder of the highest evaluated ridden stallion or gelding bred in the United States. Zophonías from Vinland (US2012104637) was evaluated at the 2019 New York…
Congratulations to Ice Trekkers, the first team to finish this year's 5,000 mile Sea 2 Shining Ride! Amy Bedell, Raven Flores, Anne Owen, Claudia Salzer, Isabella Sharpensteen, and Sandie Weaver finished the 5,000 mile journey on July 8, 2020. Ice Trekkers is comprised of riders across the United States…
USIHC is offering a virtual horse show that 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 Virtual Fall Show features: Sanctioned Show for National Ranking scores Schooling Show classes 5 FEIF…
The first ever USIHC Virtual Show launched May 1, 2020 and received submissions through June 30, 2020. The 2020 Virtual Summer Show featured both National Ranking and Schooling Show classes judged by a FEIF International Judge. There were over 70 horse-rider combinations and 123 entries.  Videos and…
The following tracks are available for recording videos for the USIHC Summer Virtual Show. Please contact individual farm for details: Arctic Arrow Farm  Wasilla, Alaska  (907) 357-4233 arcticarrow@gmail.com  Coast Road Stables Santa Cruz, California  contact Heidi Benson centaurcity@gmail.com Flying…
During this difficult time, the USIHC board of directors wishes to affirm to the membership our commitment to not tolerating any form of discrimination based on sex, gender, race, disability, religion or sexual orientation within the Icelandic horse community. In an effort to foster a welcoming community…
USIHC Youth Movie Competition 2020 All young people up to age 18 are eligible to participate in this year’s Video Competition. This team event will be run in two parts: first at a national level, and after these videos have been judged, each member association can forward up to 5 videos to the international…
The United States Icelandic Horse Congress announced a new membership benefit with Scoot Boot, the latest innovation in hoof boot technology. Starting today all USIHC members will receive a 10% discount on any Scoot Boot purchase. Scoot Boot offers protective equine hoof boots available in a variety…
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 Virtual Summer Show features: Sanctioned Show for National Ranking scores Schooling Show FEIF International…
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2020 FEIF Youth Cup Tryout for the United States team.  USIHC had four Youth members tryout. The results are as follows:  Rider 1: Zoe Johnson with 6.35Rider 2: Samantha Harrigan with 5.95Rider 3: Karli Schmutz with 5.35Reserve Rider: Keziah Dunn with 5.05 Country…
USIHC is proud to recognize Zophonías from Vinland as the recipient of the 2019 Anne Elwell Breeding Award. This award is given annually to the breeder of the highest evaluated ridden stallion or gelding bred in the United States. Zophonías from Vinland (US2012104637) was evaluated at the 2019 New York…