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Membership and Forms


There have been Icelandic horses in New Zealand since the mid-1990s and today there are around 180 Icelandic horses in the country, with numbers slowly but steadily growing. On a yearly base about 6-10 foals are born and occasionally horses are imported from Europe or Australia.

Our association


The main objectives of IceHNZ are to promote the Icelandic horse, ensure the continued purity of the breed in New Zealand and keep an updated Studbook in accordance with FEIF’s regulations and the laws in New Zealand.

IceHNZ is an Associate member of the FEIF (Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations,

Member benefits


Anyone can become a member of IceHNZ, whether you own one or more Icelandic horses or are simply interested in the breed. Being a member of IceHNZ offers you the following great benefits:


  • Discounts on clinics, trail rides and other events organised by IceHNZ in various parts of the country

  • Discounts on registration fees, change of ownership fees, and breeding assessments

  • Support and training from experienced Icelandic horse trainers and breeders (either via Internet or face to face)

  • A monthly newsletter with the latest updates for our members, with information from the IceHNZ Board, upcoming events and more. 

  • Free access to the World Fengur website, which is the worldwide database of all registered Icelandic horses. Here you can find individual horse pedigrees, offspring, assessments, breeders, owners, BLUP, colours, virtual mating and more.

  • The opportunity to get in touch with other Icelandic horse owners and enthusiasts


If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact us on

By becoming a member of IceHNZ, you will commit to abide by the rules, principles, policies and regulations as set out in the IceHNZ Constitutions and Rules (click here), and the IceHNZ Studbook Rules (click here.)

IceHNZ Fees 

Membership - Single


Membership - Family (max. 2 adults and up to 3 children (18 years or younger) living at the same address)



DNA testing/WorldFengur registration

DMRT3 test (pace gene)

$85 for members / $105 for non-members

Rates are per horse.

$50 per horse

Change of ownership

$10 for members / $15 for non-members


$85-100 (subject to exchange rate)

Stallion certificate


Advertising on the IceHNZ website

1 x advertisement free for members / $25 for additional advertisements or for non-members

Advertising in the IceHNZ newsletter

1/2 page advertisement free for members. Additional ads or non-members: please click here.

Each member is able to receive a $15 discount per year to attend a clinic/workshop.  Discounts are redeemable by filling out this form and forwarding it to the treasurer (


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