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FEI European Championships for Ponies to Begin Soon

Photo by Mariusz Chmieliński.

Strzegom, August 11: Starting from Wednesday, jumpers, eventers, and dressage riders will fight for medals in Strzegom.

153 riders aged from 12 to 16, representing 18 countries, along with their ponies will compete overall. Ponies are horses measuring up to 149 cm. These Championships will be a special event. Riders from three Olympic equestrian disciplines, dressage, eventing, and showjumping, will compete alongside each other at the same place and time.

The championships start on the 14th of August, at the hippodrome in Morawa near Strzegom, Lower Silesia Voivodeship. They will be preluded by a festive opening ceremony, with a presentation of all national teams.

Dressage riders are the first ones to go. The first part of their individual tests starts on Wednesday. The jumpers will begin their classes on Thursday, and eventers will present themselves during dressage on Thursday and Friday. Saturday is cross-country day for them, and showjumping will determine the winners on Sunday.


Become a Volunteer at European Championships for Ponies

Photo: Leszek Wójcik.

Strzegom, Poland, 12 March 2019: Are you an equestrian fan; are you full of energy and sporting passion? Don’t miss the chance to submit to Volunteers’ Programme for European Championships for Ponies that will take place in the middle of August in Strzegom, Poland. The recruitment continues until the end of April.

The success of any big sporting event is always built around a team effort with the significant input of numerous volunteers. “To ensure everything works smoothly and efficiently, we need over 100 volunteers to help,” says Agnieszka Mossakowska-Knast, Volunteers’ Programme Coordinator. “There are various roles and many tasks to be undertaken during the Championships, so volunteers of all abilities, experience, and all ages should apply. If you like contact with people, you are open to new challenges, and you can work with dedication and enthusiasm, we need you!”

To join us, all you need to do is to fill in application form in http://www.strzegom2019.pl/en/volunteers.html.

Volunteers are required for: Organizers Office, Press Office, Info Points, Service Points, IT service. We also need stewards, scribes, and fence judges, as well as people to help in the stables area, at the dressage and show jumping arena, with posters and leaflets distribution, transfer to/from the airport, amongst many other activities.

The Organizers provide insurance, free space in the camping area, and two meals each day.

“Taking part in our Programme not only gives the opportunity to be involved backstage at a great sport event, you will acquire experience and find new friends. It’s also the satisfaction of helping out, being part of a team, and simply having a great time,” sums up Agnieszka Mossakowska-Knast.

The recruitment will be open until 27th April. Rules and application form are available on the official website www.strzegom2019.pl.