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Cancelled: World Championships for Icelandic Horses

Due to the general uncertainty caused by the ongoing COVID situation and the high probability that not all FEIF member countries will be able to participate, FEIF and the organizing committee have reached the conclusion that the World Championships 2021 cannot be held in the true meaning of a fair competition amongst the world’s best horses and riders. Concerns include health related conditions, and safety for all parties involved, equal accessibility for teams from all countries, and financial security for the organizers, participants and FEIF.

Therefore, and with a heavy heart, the Board of FEIF has taken the decision to cancel the World Championships 2021, and the VM2021 organizing team in Denmark has accepted the decision that ends the dream of a World Championship in Denmark in August 2021.

We know that this will come as an enormous disappointment, not only to the riders, volunteers, exhibitors etc. – but to the entire Icelandic horse community. Be assured that it is not a decision we have taken lightly but there are just too many uncertainties and risks associated with running the event.

We thank everyone for the great support over the past 1.5 years!

All tickets and payments for exhibition stands are refundable minus an administrative cost. Information on the return of payments will be published very soon. Spectators and exhibitors will receive an e-mail within the coming weeks.
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Take care of yourself, and each other!

With best regards
The Board of FEIF and the Organizing Committee VM2021

Status: World Championships for Icelandic Horses 2021

The future is currently a bit unpredictable and we would like to share a status of our work on The World Championships 2021 in Herning, seen though the “Corona-glasses”.

The preparations for the World Championships 2021 (VM2021) in Herning, Denmark are in full swing – even though it is, of course, difficult to assess the Covid-19 situation in the summer of 2021. But one thing is for sure:

FEIF and the World Championship Organizing Comittee are completely commited to complete the World Championships in Herning August 2021

Planning is underway including design of the venue, volunteers, spectators, traders, suppliers, events, etc. But we are of course working with different solutions to carry out the event to comply with any restrictions and recommendations which may be imposed by the Danish authorities. We take this very seriously and it is important for us that from arrival to departure, a visit to the VM2021 remains safe and responsible.

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