Equestrian entertainment at the FEI European Endurance Championship «Open» 2007

Equestrian entertainment at the FEI European Endurance Championship «Open»  2007

As part of the FEI European Endurance Championship «Open» Portugal 2007 – Qatar Challenge that will take place in Companhia das Lezírias and Barroca D’Alva, the two venues of the Championship, our participants and the general public will be able to attend, on the nights of the 4th and 5th September, to two equestrian Shows of remarkable quality.

These Shows that are programmed to start at 21h00 are entitled “LUSITANA PAIXÃO” and “DREAMS”, both with a great musical and theatrical component, aim to reflect the renowned Portuguese horse breeding and Portugal’s culture and tradition with the magnificent Lusitano horses.

The best riders of the Portuguese Traditional Riding as well as the World and Europe Champions of Riding will perform these shows and one can still be able to assist to the performances of several other renowned Portuguese artists.

These equestrian musicals will still be complemented with some of most worldwide famous FADO singers, other tauromaquic performances, Portuguese folklore and many other surprises.

The Organising Committee aims to open this important event in the most remarkable way, offering the participant 26 nations, a part of our country and our culture. These shows will have the high sponsorship of the Dubai Equestrian Club.

TIMETABLE

4th September 2007 – Tuesday

09h00 Official Opening of the boxes

5th September 2007 – Wednesday

21h00 Show *

6th September 2007 – Thursday

10h00 Briefing Chefs d’Equipe

11h30 Briefing Team Vets

15h00 1st. Briefing for the PRESS

18h00 Parade presentation of the teams
Official presentation of the Officials

21h00 Show *

7th September 2007 – Friday

10h00/13h00 Veterinary Inspections

15h00 Press Conference with the presences of:
President of the Organising Committee
President of the Jury
President of the Veterinarian Commission
Foreign Technical Delegate

15h30 Press Conference with the presence of:
Portuguese Chef d’Equipe
Portuguese Team
17h00 Briefing Chefs d’Equipe II

8th September 2007 – Saturday

06h30 Starting of the race
21h00 Prize Giving – FEI EUROPEAN ENDURANCE CHAMPIOSHIP OPEN – Qatar Challenge – PODIUM

9th September 2007 – Sunday

09h00 Best Physical Condition

12h00 Official Ceremony – Prize Giving of the FEI EUROPEAN ENDURANCE CHAMPIOSHIP + FEI EUROPEAN ENDURANCE CHAMPIOSHIP OPEN – Qatar Challenge

Parade of the riders that finished the race

12h45 PRESS CONFERENCE with the 3 Individual Winners and the Wining Teams of both classifications.

13h15 Closing lunch

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