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  • Fieracavalli crosses the finish line with 158,000 visitors!
    11/11/2013
    Fieracavalli crosses the finish line with 158,000 visitors!

    With attendance this year up by more than 2 thousand visitors compared to 2012,  Fieracavalli confirmed its status as the most important international event in the equestrian sector with four days of prestigious sporting events. This was a huge success for the breeding sector, with 3 thousand horses representing all breeds and an impressive programme of horse shows ...

  • Lipizzaner Stud starts daily tours this winter season as of November 2013.
    10/11/2013
    Lipizzaner Stud starts daily tours this winter season as of November 2013.

    Take a visit to where it all starts for the famous and beautiful Lipizzaner horses.  From guided tours through the stud to meeting the young stallions and also the mares with their adorable foals. From November 1st, 2013 to April 4th, 2014, the Federal Stud Piber in West Styria will be offering daily stud tours for visitors at 11:00 hrs and 14:00 hrs (also on holida...

  • Clinic dates for Barcelona!
    05/11/2013

    Spanish Horses UK are pleased to be able to announce the next clinic dates to be held in Barcelona. The dates for 2014 are 10th-13th April. I can not recommend these clinics highly enough as I was fortunate to attend one myself two years ago and was amazed at how much I learned not only from my classes, but from spectating and listening to the fabulous trainers that ...

  • Fiera Verona - Exhibition of The Iberian Horse.
    02/11/2013
    Fiera Verona - Exhibition of The Iberian Horse.

    The land of sun and its horses.  The Exhibition of Iberian Horses has always been one of the flagships of this event - Veronafiere - the only one officially recognised by ANCEE and with approximately 13,000 square metres of Pura Raza Española! The spectacular impact of Iberian horses, their elegance and statuary physique capture everyone to the extent of...

  • The sun shines at Janas for the Catalonia Championships.
    31/10/2013
    The sun shines at Janas for the Catalonia Championships.

    On an unusually hot weekend for late October in Barcelona, I enjoyed being a spectator in the glorious sunshine at the Riding Center Janas, located in the town of Lliçà d'Amunt, as it hosted the Catalonia championships and Doma Vaquera High School. The competition consisted of  a total of 14 categories between the two disciplines which included rei...