USIHC is offering four virtual education seminars this year (one per month, January-April). Sessions will last approximately 1 ½ - 2 hours and include a lecture/presentation followed by a Q&A session, when members will be able to ask questions of the presenter(s). Each presentation will be recorded and available for viewing for 7 days. We hope you will join us!
Member Cost: $35 per seminar or $100 for the series
January 28th at 12 p.m. Eastern Time – “Best Practices for Shoeing Your Icelandic Horse” Icelandic farrier Sigurður Torfi Sigurðsson will discuss leg and hoof anatomy and important issues to consider when shoeing your Icelandic Horse.
February 18 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time – “Conformation and Movement” FEIF International Breeding Judge William Flügge will discuss how a horse’s conformation affects their movement.
March 25 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time – “Proper Saddle Fitting for the Icelandic Horse” Icelandic Saddle Fitter Guðmundur Arnarsson will discuss the importance of a properly fitting saddle and the unique physical characteristics of the Icelandic Horse to consider when purchasing a saddle.
April 22 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time – “Introduction to the Gaits of the Icelandic Horse” USIHC Sport Judge/IPZV Trainer B Jana Meyer, and USIHC Sport Judge B/ IPZV Trainer C Alexandra Pregitzer will offer an introduction to the gaits of the Icelandic Horse with an emphasis on tölt.