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The 2022 Virtual Spring Show took place from May 13 - May 20, 2022. Both National Ranking and Fun Classes were offered as well as Division Championships. The show featured five judges: Nicolai Thye and Sophie Kovac (FEIF International Judges), Freija Thye (US Sport Judge A),Alex Pregitzer and Jana Meyer…
USIHC is launching a new program to connect youth across the country. Youth members can sign up by filling out a form on our website and writing their first letter to their penpal.
Congratulations to the 2021 USDF All-Breeds Icelandic Horse participants and winners! This was the first year USIHC was a participating organization in the USDF All-Breeds Awards. USIHC recognizes Champion and Reserve awards in Training Level through Grand Prix levels in the Open, Adult Amateur, and…
USIHC is working on a national ranking for US bred sport horses to continue to highlight US breeding and acknowledge both the horses and the breeders. After some discussion, both the sport committee and the USIHC board agreed to rank the US bred horses in the two Green Horse classes. This is to recognize…
Voting is now open for FEIF Instructor/Trainer of the Year. Each year, FEIF invites the member countries to nominate one individual as their top instructor/trainer for the year. The nominee for the United States is Janet Mulder and the poll is open this week. Click here or copy and paste https://www.feif.org/education-dept/trainer-of-the-year…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2021. Incumbent directors Leslie Chambers, Janet Mulder and Emily Potts were up for re-election. All three incumbent directors opted to run…
The 2021 Virtual Fall Show took place from July 1 - November 19, 2021. Both National Ranking and Schooling Show classes were offered as well as Division Championships. The show featured five judges: Thorgeir Gudlaugsson and Nicolai Thye (FEIF International Judges), Freija Thye (US Sport Judge A),Alex…
Registration is open for the 2022 Sea 2 Shining Sea Ride!   Sea 2 Shining Sea is a year-long virtual ride on Icelandic Horses. This 4,000 mile ‘ride’ follows the route taken by Annie Wilkins from Minot, ME to Hollywood, CA. Annie’s story is shared by Elizabeth LeIs in her book The Ride of Her Life.…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2021. Incumbent directors Leslie Chambers, Janet Mulder and Emily Potts are up for re-election. All three incumbent directors have opted to…
The United States Icelandic Horse Congress aligns with and supports the statement from FEIF below. We believe in protecting the welfare and wellbeing of the Icelandic horse and oppose all forms of animal cruelty. “As the international Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations worldwide, FEIF condemns…
The 2022 Virtual Spring Show took place from May 13 - May 20, 2022. Both National Ranking and Fun Classes were offered as well as Division Championships. The show featured five judges: Nicolai Thye and Sophie Kovac (FEIF International Judges), Freija Thye (US Sport Judge A),Alex Pregitzer and Jana Meyer…
USIHC is launching a new program to connect youth across the country. Youth members can sign up by filling out a form on our website and writing their first letter to their penpal.
Congratulations to the 2021 USDF All-Breeds Icelandic Horse participants and winners! This was the first year USIHC was a participating organization in the USDF All-Breeds Awards. USIHC recognizes Champion and Reserve awards in Training Level through Grand Prix levels in the Open, Adult Amateur, and…
USIHC is working on a national ranking for US bred sport horses to continue to highlight US breeding and acknowledge both the horses and the breeders. After some discussion, both the sport committee and the USIHC board agreed to rank the US bred horses in the two Green Horse classes. This is to recognize…
Voting is now open for FEIF Instructor/Trainer of the Year. Each year, FEIF invites the member countries to nominate one individual as their top instructor/trainer for the year. The nominee for the United States is Janet Mulder and the poll is open this week. Click here or copy and paste https://www.feif.org/education-dept/trainer-of-the-year…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2021. Incumbent directors Leslie Chambers, Janet Mulder and Emily Potts were up for re-election. All three incumbent directors opted to run…
The 2021 Virtual Fall Show took place from July 1 - November 19, 2021. Both National Ranking and Schooling Show classes were offered as well as Division Championships. The show featured five judges: Thorgeir Gudlaugsson and Nicolai Thye (FEIF International Judges), Freija Thye (US Sport Judge A),Alex…
Registration is open for the 2022 Sea 2 Shining Sea Ride!   Sea 2 Shining Sea is a year-long virtual ride on Icelandic Horses. This 4,000 mile ‘ride’ follows the route taken by Annie Wilkins from Minot, ME to Hollywood, CA. Annie’s story is shared by Elizabeth LeIs in her book The Ride of Her Life.…
In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV (Voting and Elections) of the Constitution of the USIHC, The Election Committee accepted nominations until October 14, 2021. Incumbent directors Leslie Chambers, Janet Mulder and Emily Potts are up for re-election. All three incumbent directors have opted to…
The United States Icelandic Horse Congress aligns with and supports the statement from FEIF below. We believe in protecting the welfare and wellbeing of the Icelandic horse and oppose all forms of animal cruelty. “As the international Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations worldwide, FEIF condemns…