Opening Ceremony of the 2014 European Dressage Championships for Young Riders and Juniors

Opening Ceremony of the 2014 European Dressage Championships for Young Riders and Juniors

Another major international event at Arezzo Equestrian Centre (Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy), which from the 9 to 13 July will host, under the guidance of the FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale), the 2014 Edition of the European Dressage Championships for Young Riders and Juniors.

Twenty four nations (Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary) will contend for the Team title held by Netherlands for the Young Riders and by Germany for the Juniors. One hundred and thirty one combinations will enter into the arena from Wednesday to contend for the prestigious FEI medals.

This of Arezzo is the 41st European Championships for young dressage riders, which returns to Italy for the fifth time – the previous editions being 1987 and 1991 in Cervia, Emilia Romagna, 2002 in Rome and 2005 in Barzago, Lombardia.

After the extraordinary edition of the Pony European Championships of last year Arezzo Equestrian Centre will reconfirm itself as a venue of the highest level in hosting events of an international calibre – and shortly after this championships will host another summer continental appointment – the European Showjumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors and Children.

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