Following the first weekend at Veronafiere, equestrian passion has a new appointment for families, athletes, enthusiasts and sector operators: the second Fieracavalli weekend is scheduled from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 November in line with the revised format this year that doubles up show days.
While the first round of the event focused on the biodiversity of Italian breeds, the next few days will shift attention to the special features of American, Arabian and Iberian horses. This opens up horizons on to new worlds with different cultures and traditions to be discovered through horses as the protagonist of more than 200 scheduled events, including sporting competitions, performances and conferences.
As of Friday, Veronafiere will welcome a further 1,500 horses. Moreover, 300 companies from more than 10 countries will also take part in 25,000 sq.m. of dedicated halls, with buyers arriving from 18 countries thanks to incoming programmes organized in collaboration with the ICE-Trade Agency.8 halls plus outdoor areas to visit with 5 competition rings, joined by 3 rings for trials and warm-ups. The Covid prevention safety protocol will remain activated for the event: a Green pass must be presented in order to access the Exhibition Centre, while a video camera service will identify and notify any formation of crowds inside the venue.
The second weekend, inasmuch, turns the spotlights on to western breeds, morphological competitions and the Italian championships for cowboy disciplines: team penning and Ranch Sorting. The programme also includes the European Arabian Thoroughbred Championship as well as the Iberian and Friesian horse show with demonstrations of Dressage, Haute École and Doma Vaquera.
Italian national show jumping events organised by FISE include the National Pony Show competitions, the Mariuccia Grandinetti Masters and the Top Ten Ambassador.
The Family Area will be fully operative again which, by popular demand, expands space specifically for activities for kids with the possibility of getting to know the world of horses through enjoyable educational moments, the emotion of the Saddle Christening and creative moments with art workshops.
Fieracavalli is also a place for in-depth meetings dealing with topics such as tourism, the circular economy and social media management interpreted in relation to the equestrian world.
Lastly, from Friday to Sunday, the third edition of the exhibition of contemporary art with an equestrian theme conceived by architect Federica Crestani – Art&Cavallo – is open with 80 works by international artists.