Our Youth members are important for the future of the IHSGB. We are committed to the development and welfare of our Youth members.

We aim to provide our Youth members with opportunities to develop their knowledge and understanding of The Icelandic Horse, improve their skills as riders and make friends.

The IHSGB Youth Leader

The national Youth Leader sits on the board of trustees of the IHSGB. The Youth Leader is responsible for taking your comments, opinions and ideas to the trustee board monthly meetings, representing IHSGB Youth at FEIF, and helping the steer the direction of IHSGB Youth. The Youth leader also takes the board lead for child safeguarding lead, supported by the IHSGB Safeguarding Officer.

If you would like more information or would like to get involved, please email Becca at youth@ihsgb.co.uk.

IHSGB Young Rider Badges

The Young Rider Badges levels are available on the IHSGB website here. The badges aim to help improve and develop young rider’s knowledge of the Icelandic horse and their skills as a rider. Rider’s can start at level 1 – Basic knowledge and understanding of the Icelandic Horse, working through the levels to a higher advanced level of knowledge and understanding of the Icelandic Horse, technical and sport riding.

For more information or to register interest in the Young Rider Badges contact youth@ihsgb.co.uk or education@ihsgb.co.uk . You will be sent an information pack with all the information you need for each level.

IHSGB Youth Facebook Group

A closed group for IHSGB youth members and parents. Keep up to date with IHSGB and FEIF Youth events and activities, new initiatives, news and discussions.