In the course of the 2021 show jumping season, Fieracavalli – in collaboration with FISE and the Arezzo Equestrian Centre – will launch the first edition of the Italian Champions Tour, a team show jumping circuit: a calendar of 8 stages in eight exceptional locations where teams comprising top riders will compete in timed categories for a total prize fund of € 220,000.
The journey along the Italian peninsula will set off from Villa Borghese with the 1st “Piazza di Siena” Team Master: a three-day competition –27 – 30 May– in the prestigious ring during the88th CSIO in Rome – Fratelli d’Inzeo Master.
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The final stage is scheduled within the scope of Jumping Verona 2021 – 5-7 November – during Fieracavalli, a unique context in an unrepeatable historical moment.
Conceived and developed to offer everyone – sector professionals as well as ordinary enthusiasts – the magic of great riding coming to life again to send an important message: you win as a team!
And this journey through equitation in Italy will also be a chance to relaunch rural areas and promote the Italian system through cooperation between events, equestrian centres and local tourist communities. It is a competitive tour that nevertheless does not want to overlook the broader message which horses can help promote: the return to a slow and aware lifestyle and tourism.
And the objectives of the initiative also include that of discovering from an early age the extraordinary relationship between people and horses, because horses are not luxury items but an asset for everyone involved with them. In fact, it will be possible during every stage to take part in the “Saddle Christening”, a moment adored by children and families.
A virtual embrace that unites the Italy of horse riding through the top Italian riders, who will challenge each other in teams in a circuit boasting prestigious geography that seeks to outline, together with the local areas involved, a new future for the equestrian world.
The 2021 season of the Italian Champions Tour is structured as follows:
- Master Event (Piazza di Siena 27-28-29 May 2021): competition over three competition days.
- Italian Cup – a travelling circuit organised around a minimum of 6 stages.
- Final Event powered by Fieracavalli (Jumping Verona 4-5-6 November 2021):
The circuit involves two competition levels:
- “SPORT” (h.145)
- “GENTLEMEN RIDERS” (h.120)